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150 Tasty Cooking Captions for When You are Ready to Heat up the Kitchen


When you have just pulled off something great in the kitchen, you’ll want to share a photo with the world. And when you do, we have put together a list of all the best cooking captions for Instagram for your next post. We have also included the best cooking quotes for Instagram for when someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Cooking Captions

  • The kitchen is the heart of the home.
  • Take food with enjoyment, not by force.
  • Life is a combination of magic and pasta.
  • Sugar, spice, and everything nice.
  • My dinners with you are always well done.
  • My favorite meal is one spent with you.
  • The most essential part of a well-balanced diet is — food!
  • Spending time in the kitchen is the best time of the day.
  • There is no love more sincere than my love for food.
  • Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.
  • A watched pot never boils.
  • Cooking well is an art.
Food with cooking captions for cooks
  • Cooking with love.
  • You gotta nourish to flourish.
  • Homemade food is the best.
  • My favorite people are the ones who love my cooking.
  • Perfect fuel.
  • Full belly = full life.
  • Homemade cooking is love.
  • Happiness is homemade.
  • I’m just a girl, standing in front of a salad, asking it to be a doughnut.
  • All I want is food and hugs.
Pasta with pasta captions
  • Oven-fresh goodness.
  • Leftoevers are for quitters.
  • Bliss on a plate.
  • Deliciousness in a cup!
  • The kitchen is my happy place.
  • Sometimes street food acts as my cooking inspiration.
  • Cooking is the nourishment of the soul and the flavor of life.
  • I followed my heart, and it led me to dinner with you.
  • Love is in the air, and it’s medium-rare.
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  • You are what you eat, so it is not quick, cheap, and easy.
  • Cooking doesn’t have to be complicated if you make it fun.
  • Food is my Fuel; Food is my Energy.
  • All you have to do is eat great food and travel with your friends, the rest will follow.
  • Ways to my heart: Buy me food, Make me food, Be food.
  • Spread the love to your loved ones because food is the greatest love of all.
Veggies with cute captions for foodies
  • Nothing beats a home-cooked meal.
  • Food is always more satisfying after a day’s hard work.
  • Where there is good food, there is happiness.
  • Good flavors, good food, good day.
  • Food is always better when the chef is happy. So don’t upset me.
  • The secret ingredient is always “cheese.”
  • Good food is the sweetest when sharing with good friends.
  • Food is the best remedy for a bad mood when you’re at home.
  • Homemade food is always my weakness.
  • Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed…
  • Keep calm and cook up some magic.
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  • The only thing I like better than cooking is eating.
  • You know, food is like that, it’s a hug for people.
  • I’m on a seafood diet. I see food and I eat it.
  • Cold treats are my kind of comfort food.
  • When they say you eat with your eyes first.
  • Seasons change but my love for french fries does not.
  • A messy kitchen is a sign of happiness.
  • Food is my number 1 priority.
  • Cooking takes like 3 hours’ work, while eating takes about 3 seconds and washing up takes 7 days.
  • Never-ending pastabilities.
  • Today’s menu = eat it or starve.
  • Fish, to taste right, must swim three times: in water, in butter and in wine.
  • I’m not a chef, but I’m a food freak.
  • Cooking is my escape from reality.
  • I won’t be impressed with technology until I can download food.
  • I tried cooking with wine, but after three glasses I forgot why I was in the kitchen.
  • I enjoy long walks to the fridge.
  • Easy breezy cheesy.
  • I’m not drooling. You are!
  • Good cooking makes good food. And good food puts you in a good mood.
  • The secret ingredient is always love.
Burger with short captions on burgers
  • Seconds, thirds… who’s counting?
  • A life without food is like a library without books.
  • Cooking is at once child’s play and adult joy.
  • Looking at my browsing history, you may find the only thing is ’cooking.’
  • Sorry – I’m in a relationship. With food.
  • Dinner is better when we eat together.
  • Life is a combination of magic and pasta.
  • I’m no glutton — I’m an explorer of food!
  • Dinner is best when we do it together.
  • Isn’t it great when friends share recipes?
  • If you combine good flavors, food turns into an orchestra.
  • Caring and attention are the first ingredients of cooking.
  • Food always feels like luxury when you’re hungry.
  • Sweet. Savory. Colorful.
  • The smell of cooking tells the recipe.
  • Food is the most primitive form of comfort.
  • Who’s up for some cooking tonight?
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  • Food is what I do. Cooking is who I am.
  • Happiness is homemade.
  • Love and food are alike. I can never get enough of both.
  • Live, love, eat.
  • A kitchen is a heaven or hell. And it depends on the Chef.
  • Good food, good mood.
  • My kitchen, my rules.
  • I cook as good as I look.
  • A clean kitchen is a sign of a wasted life.
  • I’m the guy (or girl) who can’t wait to get food.
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  • My favorite hobby is eating.
  • Mom cooking is the best cooking.
  • I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.
  • Wining and dining.
  • WARNING: annoying the cook will result in starvation.
  • I only cook with fresh ingredients.
  • I make food so good you’ll never do takeout again.
  • Cooking is a philosophy, and I wanna be the master of it.
  • This kitchen is seasoned with love.
  • To live a full life, you have to fill your stomach first.
  • The only thing I like better than anything is ‘Cooking.’
  • Sprinkle deliciousness on your next meal.
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  • Every recipe has a personal taste.
  • I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.
  • There is no love more sincere than the love of food
  • If we’ve got wine and dinner, technically, we’re winners.
  • Cooking is a way to express emotions, share cultures, and connect with people.
  • Good food is the foundation of happiness.
  • It’s simple, great stuff that makes good food.

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Baking Captions, Dessert Captions, Picnic Captions, Lunch Captions and Brunch Captions.

Short Captions for Cooks

  • Every recipe is a story.
  • Tasty food brings eternal bliss.
  • Cooked to perfection.
  • Quick, easy, and delicious.
  • The ultimate comfort food.
  • Home is wherever I’m with food.
  • DIET (did I eat that?)
  • My kitchen = my rules.
  • Cooking is an act of love.
Food with short captions about cooking
  • Cooking is my passion.
  • Good food, good mood.
  • Food is my medicine.
  • Cooking is my meditation.
  • Your opinion wasn’t in my recipe.
  • Cooking is my therapy.
  • Enjoy a taste of heaven.
  • Food, friends, fun.
  • Cooking is the art of adjustment.
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  • Cooking my stresses away.
  • The chef is always right.
  • I’m obsessed with food.
  • Eat, play, die anyway.
  • Born to eat.
  • Good food, good life.
  • I’m in the mood for food.
  • Kiss the cook.
  • The cook is always right.
  • Fry-day is the best day.
  • Grill and chill!
  • Flipped to perfection.
  • Savor the flavor.
  • Eat real food.
  • Good food = good mood.
  • Cooking is my form of worship.
  • Goodies for the foodies.
  • With my two best buddies – you and food.

Short Cooking Quotes for Instagram

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields

“Cooking and baking is both physical and mental therapy.” — Mary Berry

“Food, to me, is always about cooking and eating with those you love and care for.” — David Chang

“One of the most meditative times of my day is when I’m cooking.” — Gabrielle Bernstein

“Cooking is about creating something delicious for someone else.” — Ayumi Komura

Food with short cooking quotes for Instagram

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” – Dorothy Day

“Food is for eating, and good food is to be enjoyed…” – Delia Smith

“Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” – Irish Proverb

“Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.”― Julia Child

“Cooking well doesn’t mean cooking fancy.” — Julia Child

“Food is not just eating energy. It’s an experience.” – Guy Fieri

Plate of food with short food quotes for Instagram

“If you’re not the one cooking, stay out of the way and compliment the chef.” — Michael Straham

“I like being at home and cooking.” ― Shania Twain

“The only thing I like better than talking about food is eating.” –John Walters

“Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships.” – Winona LaDuke

“…no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.”― Julia Child

“Cooking with love provides food for the soul.” — Valerie McKeehan

“Cooking may be as much a means of self-expression as any of the arts.” ― Fannie Farmer

“Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.” – Wolfgang Puck

“The secret of good cooking is, first, having a love of it.” — James Beard

“Humor keeps us alive. Humor and food. Don’t forget food. You can go a week without laughing. – Joss Whedon

“Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it’s more important to make yourself feel good.” – Ina Garten

“Once you understand the foundations of cooking—whatever kind you like, whether it’s French or Italian or Japanese—you really don’t need a cookbook anymore.” — Thomas Keller

“Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything.”― Julia Child

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“Cooking and eating are a feast of colors, smells, and tastes.”  — Remez Sasson

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.”― Julia Child

“I’m just someone who likes cooking and for whom sharing food is a form of expression.” – Maya Angelou

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment, and creativity.”― Guy Fieri

“Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it’s too assertive to the naked eye.” — Gordon Ramsay

“Cooking is an observation-based process that you can’t do if you’re so completely focused on a recipe.” – Alton Brown

“I’ve long believed that good food, good eating, is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime associates, food, for me, has always been an adventure.” – Anthony Bourdain

“Food feeds both the body and soul – there are clear reasons to eat a balanced diet, but there are also reasons you cling to your mom’s secret chicken noodle soup recipe when you’re sick.” – Michael Mina

So there you have it! Our list of Instagram Quotes for Cooking and Captions for Cooking. We hope you found the perfect one for you.

Now go share your cooking photo!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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