The following is the solution to a cryptogram published on 08Feb08 in our local newspaper.
"A recipe is only a theme which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation."
It is attributed to Madame Benoit (I never heard of her?).
I make the claim that I belong to the "What if..." school of cooking specializing in "Cuisine Impromptu."
I have a personal slogan, "Cook like a peasant, dine like a gourmet."
Buon appetito tutti!