Lisa ate the food and washed the dishes.
Pushing the plate aside so the food would cool, he began slicing the rest of the roast.
Food isn't really scarce.
There are a zillion fast food restaurants around here.
Food was more a distraction than a desire.
Together they went to the kitchen and began putting the food in serving bowls.
He offered to buy the food if I cooked the next week, I agreed.
But if they don't want our food, why would they follow us?
Food issues are complex and deeply emotional.
The men silently devoured their food and then helped her clean up the camp.
She plunged into the food on her plate, discovering that Brandon wasn't bragging about his mother's cooking.
We carefully examined our as yet untouched food supply.
She finished the last of the food on her plate and carried it to the sink.
For the bundle which he had chosen had contained the food for the whole party.
They ate and then she put the remaining food in the refrigerator for Alex.
But were the Indians interested in the people, or the food the wagons contained?
We stopped briefly for a fast food lunch.
Apparently scrounging food off the desert wasn't nearly as easy as harnessing a team of mules.
They selected the most valuable food items and buried them.
Even more frustrated, he pulled the food out of the oven and retreated to his office, not caring that he was drenched.
Food security is a real issue, and nations that do not at least produce some kinds of food are at risk.
With the food warming, Carmen took Destiny to her room and dressed.
She carefully laid out the food in an attractive manner and retired to the kitchen.
He picked at his food, and avoided eye contact with Adrienne.
It will look at all other people who like the same restaurants and see where they repeatedly go for Italian food in San Francisco.
The seniors tried to collect straw and potatoes and, in general, food for the men.
Jonathan, help your mother put the food up and I'll get Destiny into her coat.
Alex didn't like highly spiced food, so she decided to bake Cornish game hens for the base of the meal.
"We ourselves eat only common food," answered the shah.
Cheap food is great for the poor but bad for the poor farmer.
I have eaten food pretty much my whole life.
The United Nations World Food Programme was so inspired by this success that pilot programs for an exchange were launched in twenty-one countries.
They used to gobble the same food as the gentry.
No, it wasn't our food they were after - it was mischief.
This involved making the poor wear prison uniforms and only providing enough food to avoid starvation.
In fact, they will make food even greater.
I foresee a day when, on a Sunday afternoon, a family might drive (or actually be driven by their car) out to a farm to see where food comes from.
Long term, we will be better off manufacturing our food as opposed to growing it.
Food also serves two other purposes.
He shook his head, declining to answer until he had swallowed the food in his mouth.
Hold that food while I change.
When the steaks were grilled and the corn and green beans boiled, the table was leaden with food, enough for a small army.
He proceeded to thank God for the food and company.
The sea shore is too far to the east so I fear she'll be remanded to a roadside bier of Kudzu and discarded fast food wrappers.
"Food for thought," I offered.
Neither Betsy nor I liked chain fast food so I looked in the windows of the café we liked.
Betsy loved reveled in it and it fulfilled my needs; the wine did the trick and, I was hungry and the food tasted good.
In route, he pulled into a fast food drive-through and ordered two hamburger meals.
I've left ample stores of food and water for you.
A plate of half-finished food sat on the coffee table, and the kitchen was a disaster.
Their mouths were open for the food they were expecting their mother to give them.
I think in the future, food will be free.
It alerts you when the food is about to start burning and needs stirring.
We control the temperature of our surroundings, eat food from around the world, and own possessions no king could have imagined.
In other words, food is present, but some cannot afford it.
This kind of hunger is common and generally is what has triggered food riots, now and in the past.
People riot when convinced that food is unjustly being kept from them.
Why is civility so lacking in discussions about food, nutrition, and food policy?
In addition, how food affects us unquestionably has a lot to do with genetic factors, and because everyone has a different genetic makeup, different foods affect each of us differently.
Add to that how food itself is changing, our food choices change, our lifestyles change, and all along the way we are aging.
Eventually, he reasoned, the hungry hoards would overwhelm the beleaguered food supply.
Given these agricultural strengths, is there anyone who believes the United States alone couldn't produce an extra $365 billion worth of food, at full retail price, if there were a ready buyer for it?
After all, China grows more than three times the amount of food we do in the United States, with less land under cultivation.
To me, this makes the problem of hunger that much sadder in the present—to realize that the planet has enough food, just not enough generosity.
In essence, they would become like Japan, which exports essentially no food, imports US$44 billion in food annually, but still enjoys a high standard of living.
If poor nations decide to pursue what I will call the Japan strategy, importing all their food and developing other industry, then they become huge fans of farm subsidies in other countries.
Food security is a real issue, and nations that do not at least produce some kinds of food are at risk.
The cost of their imported food doubles, and I guarantee you the foreign-owned factory won't double wages as a result.
In societies where a large percentage of income is necessary just to buy food, having volatile food prices will mean hunger sooner or later, no matter how good the factory jobs are.
But the problem, of course, was that food prices went up, the people went hungry, and riots ensued.
If the farm of the future plugs into the national grid, it will become part of the national food strategy and can be optimized for financial yield for the owners.
Second, some people will still want their food grown the old-fashioned way, just like how I buy heritage meats and heirloom seeds.
The mass food industry of today cannot make this claim.
But what if manufactured food was tastier?
Second, the real promise of GM crops will not necessarily come about from the food industry.
Food can be optimized according to three factors, broadly speaking: taste, price, and nutrition.
Fast food chains optimize for two of them: taste and price, at the expense of nutrition.
Other businesses in the food industry—say those pricey health foods you see at fancy grocery stores—optimize for taste and nutrition at the expense of price.
And we all know about those that optimize for cost and nutrition but the resulting food tastes awful; I have consumed enough wheatgrass to attest to this.
The majority of processed food sold in the United States contains GMO.
GMO could make this a crop that Africa could easily use to feed itself, gain food independence, and maybe even export.
We can make better food that uses fewer resources.
There are those who would elevate the right to food as being a fundamental human right.
To think of the right to life as somehow different than a right to food is hard for me.
I am not saying governments are supposed to feed the world or that food should be free.
If you have no food and are starving, you might invade your neighbor and take his food.
We are used to non-rationed goods, unlimited food in grocery stores, and the overall widespread availability of inexpensive quality products.
Ever more accurate sensors can track the contents of ocean water or assess food safety.
Her father objected and said that no child of his should be deprived of his food on any account.
Of the sources of his vocabulary he is, for the most part, as unaware as he is of the moment when he ate the food which makes a bit of his thumbnail.
Surely not more warmth of the same kind, as more and richer food, larger and more splendid houses, finer and more abundant clothing, more numerous, incessant, and hotter fires, and the like.
Who knows but if men constructed their dwellings with their own hands, and provided food for themselves and families simply and honestly enough, the poetic faculty would be universally developed, as birds universally sing when they are so engaged?
Fearing that they would be light-headed for want of food and also sleep, owing to "the savages' barbarous singing, (for they use to sing themselves asleep,)" and that they might get home while they had strength to travel, they departed.
They had nothing to eat themselves, and they were wiser than to think that apologies could supply the place of food to their guests; so they drew their belts tighter and said nothing about it.
The repugnance to animal food is not the effect of experience, but is an instinct.
Most men would feel shame if caught preparing with their own hands precisely such a dinner, whether of animal or vegetable food, as is every day prepared for them by others.
Who has not sometimes derived an inexpressible satisfaction from his food in which appetite had no share?
Not that food which entereth into the mouth defileth a man, but the appetite with which it is eaten.
The barberry's brilliant fruit was likewise food for my eyes merely; but I collected a small store of wild apples for coddling, which the proprietor and travellers had overlooked.
It is interesting to remember how much of this food for fire is still concealed in the bowels of the earth.
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
The smell of the food the Preobrazhenskis were eating and a sense of hunger recalled him from these reflections; he had to get something to eat before going away.
From morning till late at night, except when he eats his very plain food, he is working at science.
The cattle lowed from hunger, finding no food on the sun-parched meadows.
You shall be given food and lodging.
To the men of both sides alike, worn out by want of food and rest, it began equally to appear doubtful whether they should continue to slaughter one another; all the faces expressed hesitation, and the question arose in every soul: For what, for whom, must I kill and be killed?...
"And who may you be?" one of them suddenly asked Pierre, evidently meaning what Pierre himself had in mind, namely: "If you want to eat we'll give you some food, only let us know whether you are an honest man."
The unaccustomed coarse food, the vodka he drank during those days, the absence of wine and cigars, his dirty unchanged linen, two almost sleepless nights passed on a short sofa without bedding--all this kept him in a state of excitement bordering on insanity.
The officer snatched a little food at a comrade's, and rode again to the vanguard to find Miloradovich.
But as food was too precious to be given to foreigners, who were for the most part enemies, Napoleon preferred to supply them with money with which to purchase food from outside, and had paper rubles distributed to them.
Scarcely a quarter of the soldiers remain with the standards of their regiments, the others go off by themselves in different directions hoping to find food and escape discipline.
"It must be from their food," said the sergeant major.
Ramballe refused food and resting his head on his elbow lay silent beside the campfire, looking at the Russian soldiers with red and vacant eyes.
If the purpose of food is nourishment and the purpose of marriage is the family, the whole question resolves itself into not eating more than one can digest, and not having more wives or husbands than are needed for the family--that is, one wife or one husband.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.
He accepted the platter of food and heaped his plate.
He took a bite of food and watched her intently.
He gave his attention to the food in his plate.
Cynthia picked at her food, pushing it around the plate more than anything else.
She prepared the table and was putting the food on when Cade opened the door.
She picked at her food and finally pushed it away.
I told her about the food in the refrigerator not being spoiled.
Let's get in line or the food will be gone.
In a few days, he'd be dead, and food wouldn't matter.
One buffet table sagged beneath the weight of five kegs while another held food wrapped in cellophane and tinfoil.
She placed a plate of food upon the floor and the kitten ate greedily.
Give me a few common tools and some food, and I will do well enough, said the sailor.
They also put in some bread and meat and other food, enough for several weeks.
My wife and children were suffering from the want of food and clothing.
You are not from there, and you want to go out for Italian food for dinner.
You may be thinking that choosing the right place to eat Italian food doesn't constitute wisdom in a King Solomon kind of way.
Every food they ate.
It would know all my food sensitivities and alert me if a single bite had these substances in it.
Yes, I see the cost of food falling a thousandfold.
In the modern age of communication and cheap transportation, food can be moved around the planet relatively easily.
For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.
When you read somewhere else that food produced by large corporations saved millions of lives, you won't believe that.
We already produce more than enough food to feed the planet.
That's right: India is a net food exporter to the tune of US$6 billion a year.
Food imports: US$9 billion.
Food exports: US$22 billion.
They export US$13 billion more food than they import.
In fact, China produces more food than any other country in the world, triple the amount the United States produces.
Food imports: US$1.4 billion.
Food exports: US$1.6 billion.
More than half the hungry people in the world live in just these three nations—nations that are all net food exporters.
Nations with high percentages of hungry citizens are not universally food exporters, and we will explore this more later.
My point here is that currently the planet is producing enough food to feed everyone on it.
We all understand intuitively there is plenty of food in the world.
And that is paying full retail prices in an air-conditioned Western supermarket; by the ton, this food costs much less.
Instead, the poorest nations should simply resign themselves to importing their food from abroad and instead get jobs working in cities in factories.
Plants themselves are pretty inefficient machines, at least from the standpoint of being good food sources for us.
But the food would not only be produced with maximum efficiency; it would be extremely fresh and very healthy.
The proverbial "Little Timmy" will find it hard to believe that food isn't manufactured like electronics but grown like an animal.
If people were permanently obsessed with food, all individual thought, all capacity to argue, even people's sex drive, would disappear.
Eventually, I believe, food will be free.
Roosevelt went on to outline what he believed would be in this Second Bill of Rights: food, medicine, shelter, and so on.
To elevate food to the status of a human right does not require government to administer it—far from it.
In the United States, you could do it via the tax code, with government only acting as an income redistribution agent but not as a food distributor.
But what if everyone in the nation, rich and poor, were to be mailed a $2,000 food card annually, redeemable at the grocery store for any of several hundred nutritious foods?
In the United States, de Tocqueville's voluntary associations still do the job and anyone willing to make her way to a church or food pantry and say she is hungry will not leave empty handed.
Food in the United States is so inexpensive as a percentage of national income that it literally is a throwaway item.
As people grow wealthier (as the whole world will), they typically spend more money on food, though it is less as a percentage of overall income.
They also become more interested in the food they eat.
People who buy organic food, for instance, are not doing it simply because they have more money.
As the world grows richer, people will care more about how their food is made, how the animals are treated, whether the laborer who picked the food is paid a living wage.
The cost of food will fall to nearly zero as the number of farmers in the world falls to zero and food becomes as cheap as clean water.
Well, one day King Frost was trying to think of some good that he could do with his treasure; and suddenly he concluded to send some of it to his kind neighbour, Santa Claus, to buy presents of food and clothing for the poor, that they might not suffer so much when King Winter went near their homes.
Man has invented, not only houses, but clothes and cooked food; and possibly from the accidental discovery of the warmth of fire, and the consequent use of it, at first a luxury, arose the present necessity to sit by it.
When he was refreshed with food and sleep, he contemplated his journey again.
It appears from the above estimate, that my food alone cost me in money about twenty-seven cents a week.
But much as all the rest laughed, talked, and joked, much as they enjoyed their Rhine wine, saute, and ices, and however they avoided looking at the young couple, and heedless and unobservant as they seemed of them, one could feel by the occasional glances they gave that the story about Sergey Kuzmich, the laughter, and the food were all a pretense, and that the whole attention of that company was directed to-- Pierre and Helene.
It is good for me, bad for another traveler, and for himself it's unavoidable, because he needs money for food; the man said an officer had once given him a thrashing for letting a private traveler have the courier horses.
In the hospitals, death was so certain that soldiers suffering from fever, or the swelling that came from bad food, preferred to remain on duty, and hardly able to drag their legs went to the front rather than to the hospitals.
Despite their pale swollen faces and tattered uniforms, the hussars formed line for roll call, kept things in order, groomed their horses, polished their arms, brought in straw from the thatched roofs in place of fodder, and sat down to dine round the caldrons from which they rose up hungry, joking about their nasty food and their hunger.
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.
Brandon focused his attention on the food in his plate, his face turning a dark shade of red.
Their food arrived about the same time as Pete and Bordeaux.
The food was excellent, the company comforting.
She watched from the family room window as he wolfed the food - a habit that had prompted Cade to dub him Scruffy.
He was already responsible for her food and housing.
You heard her talk about the million dollar reward that rag of a newspaper is offering and she's poor as a church mouse on food stamps.
He later recalled, I saw how food changed them ...
I believe we will see the day when food is like that.
How will food be labeled?
Pierre sat down by the fire and began eating the mash, as they called the food in the cauldron, and he thought it more delicious than any food he had ever tasted.
"Well, tell me... now, how did you get food?" he would ask.
I locked the dining-room door, and proceeded to eat my breakfast, though the food almost choked me.
But surely a pan that warns you if your house is burning down or your food will kill you has to be worth $200 to you.
And, of course, American fast food is the food the world loves to say it hates.
This would be the case in a besieged city or a nation using the food supply to keep its citizenry in check.