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100 Inspiring Cooking Captions for Instagram

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Enjoy this incredible list of the best cooking captions for Instagram photos. Perfectly garnish your delectable culinary adventures with these carefully curated cooking quotes for Instagram.

Cooking is an art loved by many, a symphony of flavors, textures, and aromas that brings joy to every foodie’s heart. If you’ve captured stunning images of your kitchen creations, they deserve the perfect words to bring out their essence.

From delightful humor to thought-provoking wisdom, our selection covers it all. If you’ve captured a mouth-watering shot, let’s find that perfect phrase to accompany it. And for those who love a pinch of humor, dive into our list of cooking puns at the end. 

Cooking Captions for Instagram

Cooking Captions for Instagram
  • Good food, good mood.
  • Seasoned with love and a touch of thyme.
  • When in doubt, add more butter.
  • Taste the rainbow.
  • Whip it good!
  • If you can’t handle the heat, get out of the kitchen.
  • It’s thyme for some epic flavors.
  • I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.
  • A pinch of patience, a dash of kindness.
  • In the mood for some food-therapy.
Cooking Captions
  • Happiness is homemade.
  • Count the memories, not the calories.
  • Let the foodie adventures begin.
  • In the mood for food.
  • Food is my love language.
  • Stirring up some magic. ✨
  • Always add a dash of love.
  • Relationship status: In love with cooking.
  • Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an art.
  • Every recipe tells a story.
Cooking Instagram Captions
  • Whisk-taker in the kitchen! 🍳
  • Live, love, cook.
  • Cooking is an art, and today, I’m Picasso.
  • A festival of flavors.
  • My kitchen, my rules.
  • I followed my heart and it led me to the kitchen.
  • When the kitchen smells amazing, you know you’re doing it right.
  • Life’s a mix, make it delicious. 🥄
  • Stressed spelled backward is desserts. Coincidence? I think not.
  • Serving up a slice of happiness.

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Cooking Caption
  • Sugar, spice, and everything diced.
  • The best memories are made gathered around the table.
  • Sizzle, drizzle, and dazzle.
  • Breadwinner in the kitchen today!
  • In this kitchen, we dance and dice.
  • Hungry for success in every recipe.
  • Enjoy a taste of heaven.
  • What’s cooking, good looking?
  • Life is what you bake of it.
  • Food is the ingredient that binds us together.
Funny Cooking Captions
  • Life is short, lick the spoon.
  • Playing with pots and pans.
  • I just want someone to look at me the way I look at food.
  • Life’s better with butter.
  • This dish is a piece of cake. Literally.
  • Keep calm and curry on.
  • This dish is delish!
  • Chasing flavors, one dish at a time.
  • Rollin’ with my doughmies. 🥖
  • Not all artists use a canvas, some use plates.
  • My kitchen, my rules. Today’s rule? Deliciousness.
Captions for Cooking
  • On today’s menu: Magic.
  • I don’t cook, I create.
  • I love you to the fridge and back.
  • This dish is souper!
  • Saucin’ and tossin’. 🍜
  • Holy crepe, this is good! 🥞
  • Beat the odds and the eggs.
  • Keep calm and sauté on!
  • You are the butter to my bread.
  • Don’t be upsetti, have some spaghetti. 🍝
  • Feast mode: activated.

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Cooking Quotes for Instagram

Cooking Quotes for Instagram
  • “A good cook is like a sorceress who dispenses happiness.” – Elsa Schiaparelli
  • “If people take the trouble to cook, you should take the trouble to eat.” – Robert Morley
  • “I love to cook, and I love to have all my family around the dinner table.” – Julia Roberts
  • “Everything that pushes up out of the earth I love. Everything under the earth, root vegetables, I love to cook.” – Alain Ducasse
  • “I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.” – Robert Mondavi
  • “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W. C. Fields
  • “Eating is so intimate. It’s very sensual. When you invite someone to sit at your table and you want to cook for them, you’re inviting a person into your life.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Food is celebratory. People who don’t cook don’t know how much fun they’re missing.” – Leo Buscaglia
  • “I could cook from quite an early age – purely because I liked it.” – Jamie Oliver
  • “I’m a decent cook, and I will try to cook anything. My only weakness is that I don’t know servings – I only know how to make a lot.” – Patrice O’Neal
Cooking Quotes
  • “Any cook should be able to run the country.” – Vladimir Lenin
  • “My whole life, I have been trying to cook an egg in the right way.” – Jose Andres
  • “I cook, I create, I’m incredibly excited by what I do, I’ve still got a lot to achieve.” – Gordon Ramsay
  • “You can’t go wrong with relatively simple comfort food. It’s also about ease. Some cook to impress. I cook for people to enjoy the food.” – Al Roker
  • “Growing up, my mom had a catering business. I used to help her pretty early on and loved doing it. My mom is an amazing cook, and she helped me cultivate a love for food. She taught me that food can be beautiful. We eat not just for survival, but we survive to eat. It’s part of who I am.” – Kelis
  • “I’ve been a cook all my life, but I am still learning to be a good chef. I’m always learning new techniques and improving beyond my own knowledge because there is always something new to learn and new horizons to discover.” – Jose Andres
  • “There are only three questions that matter in the kitchen if you’re cooking and not baking. The first is how good are your ingredients; the second is how much salt to add; and the third is how long to cook whatever it is you’re cooking – the question of doneness.” – Tom Junod
  • “I seriously love to cook… My grandmother was an amazing cook. As a kid I used to help her make handmade pasta, Cavatelli, and Ravioli. It was one of my favorite things to do. I love the idea of making whatever is in the fridge into something.” – Bradley Cooper
  • “I love food. I’m a complete foodie. I love to cook. I find it very hard to say no to food. I get grumpy if I don’t get food.” – Stephen Hunter
  • “My inspiration was my mom. She’s a great cook, and she still cooks, and we still banter back and forth about cooking. Growing up in a mostly Portuguese community, food was important and the family table was extremely important. At a very young age I understood that.” – Emeril Lagasse
Short Cooking Quotes
  • “You know, nobody can ever cook as good as your mama.” – Paula Deen
  • “Most of my food memories are of my Nan cooking Sunday dinners – roasts of meat with lots of vegetables. I suppose I cook what’s comforting and dishes that make me feel good.” – April Bloomfield
  • “I travel the world, and I can see in Toronto the cooking is very personal. These people cook with their hearts.” – Alain Ducasse
  • “No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, and the wisdom of cookbook writers.” – Laurie Colwin
  • “Manage the heat, let the meat cook, and you’ll get fantastic results.” – Guy Fieri
  • “I love to feed people, and I like to cook food they want to eat and food that will be good for them. I try to cook them things that are lower in fat and see if they will eat them.” – Ruth Glick
  • “My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.” – Nora Ephron
  • “I cook 364 days of the year. The one day I don’t? Thanksgiving.” – Chris Morocco
  • “Even if you don’t think you can cook well, you can cook better than the food industry.” – Michael Pollan
  • “I love cooking and eating – I’m a total foodie. It started off as a survival thing as a student, when cheese and potato pie was all I could afford to make. My most successful results come from concocting something with leftovers. Any chef will tell you that you should taste as you cook, so I might make it a bit more spicy, yogurty or eggy.” – Neil Morrissey

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Cooking Puns for Instagram

Cooking Puns for Instagram
  • Chop it like it’s hot!
  • You can’t live a full life on an empty stomach.
  • Keeping things saucy!
  • Never-ending pastabilities.
  • Stew me a favor and check out this dish!
  • Always crust your instincts.
  • Chopping onions or cutting losses, either way, there might be tears.
  • Let’s taco ’bout these flavors!
  • Eggs-quisite creations in my kitchen today.
  • Why do chefs have to keep their ovens preheated? Because they don’t like cold feet.
  • Don’t go bacon my heart.
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Iain Salter

Founder & Editor of The Road Trip Expert

Iain founded The Road Trip Expert in 2019 and continues to manage the website to this day. The inspiration to start the blog came during an extensive road trip around Europe with two friends that spanned several months and involved over 25,000km of driving. He first developed a passion for backpacking in 2014 and has had the pleasure of exploring over 60 countries.