30+ Kitchen Quotes That Celebrate The Heart Of The Home

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Feb 03, 2021
Rustic and cozy kitchen interior.

A kitchen is a room used for the preparation of food.

For those who love cooking, the kitchen is where they love to spend most of their free time. No matter how big, small, grand, or rustic your kitchen is, in the end, it's just like the heart of the home and the source of all the taste and nourishment that is brought to the dining table.

While a small and conventional kitchen contains essential things such as a stove, oven, sink, cookware, utensils, and food ingredients, ultra-modern kitchens have a futuristic design, subtle elegance, state-of-the-art appliances, and stark color contrasts, for instance, black and white. However, it's always the love and care with which the meals are prepared that makes a kitchen come alive.

If you love these kitchen quotes, then do check out our Julia Child quotes and cooking quotesas well!

The Best Kitchen Quotes Seasoned With Love

A lot of people look for some really good kitchen sayings and quotes that they can use on their kitchen walls, to share with their friends, or simply add to their quotes collection. So, here we have put together some beautiful kitchen quotes, seasoned with love and served fresh!

1. “There are mysteries buried in the recesses of every kitchen – every crumb kicked under the floorboard is a hidden memory. But some kitchens are made of more. Some kitchens are everything.”

- Sasha Martin.

2. "The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it is also the place that naturally attracts the most clutter and mess."

- Brette Sember.

3. “Nights alone in my yellow kitchen, I made myself hot chocolate. I missed my mother. In my window, maple leaves rusted, young fall blooming.”

- Aspen Matis.

4. "Until I discovered cooking, I was never really interested in anything."

- Julia Child.

5. "Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home."

- Rachael Ray.

6. "Their kitchen is their shrine, the cook their priest, the table their altar, and their belly their god."

- Charles Buck.

7. “Happiness is a small house, with a big kitchen.”

- Alfred Hitchcock.

8. “Afterwards, they always had tea in the kitchen, much the nicest room in the house.”

- Flora Thompson.

9. “A kitchen is a good place to be, almost always the best place in the house.”

- Michael Ruhlman.

10. "The kitchen really is the castle itself. This is where we spend our happiest moments and where we find the joy of being a family."

- Mario Batali.

11. "I made the coffee myself in Armande's curious small kitchen with its cast-iron range and low ceiling. Everything is clean there, but the one tiny window looks onto the river..."

- Joanne Harris.

12. "In the secret kitchen of my imagination I made them all, tested, tasted them, added to my collection of recipes wherever we went, pasted them into my scrapbook like photographs of old friends."

- Joanne Harris.

Kitchen Quotes That'll Inspire You

Kitchen walls may be witness to many memories and it's also a place from where people draw inspiration. So, here you'll see some inspirational kitchen quotes and family memories quotes that'll bring you happiness.

13. "The worst mistake of a woman is to go to the kitchen, because then she never gets out of there."

- Shakira.

14. “In the childhood memories of every good cook, there’s a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot and a mom.”

- Barbara Costikyan.

15. “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, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”

- Laurie Colwin.

16. “Even the most avid technocrat must occasionally escape from virtual space, and what better place to do it than the kitchen, with all its dangerous knives and delicious aromas?”

- Ruth Reichl.

17. “Over the years, the kitchens I grew up in and around continued to draw me in, like a moth to a flame, as though I might recapture whatever innocence I’d lost in that warm, fragrant space.”

- Sasha Martin.

18. “They say the way to our hearts is through our stomachs, so the kitchen must be the heart of the home.”

- Emma Reed.

19. "To me, the kitchen is a place of adventure and entirely fun, not drudgery. I can't think of anything better to do with family and friends than to be together to create something."

- Ted Allen.

20. "The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table."

- Emma Reed.

21. "You have to run the kitchen, you can't let the kitchen run you."

- Sharon Trojan.

22. “The kitchen is the heart of every home, for the most part. It evokes memories of your family history.”

- Debi Mazar.

23. “If you let too many cooks in the kitchen it could cloud your vision of what you want to do.”

- Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

24. “No one became a great cook just by reading the recipes.”

- Amit Kalantri.

25. “The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen.”

- Julia Child.

26. “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”

- Virginia Woolf.

Quotes About The Kitchen To Make You Laugh

Here we have some funny kitchen quotes, cute kitchen quotes, and short kitchen quotes that'll make you laugh and are perfect as kitchen wall quotes!

27. “Despite a few exceptions, I have found that Americans are now far more willing to learn new names, just as they're far more willing to try new ethnic foods...it's like adding a few new spices to the kitchen pantry.”

- Firoozeh Dumas.

28. "Best way to get rid of kitchen odors: Eat out."

- Phyllis Diller.

29. "I wish my stove came with a Save As button like Word has. That way I could experiment with my cooking and not fear ruining my dinner."

- Jarod Kintz.

30. "What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you."

- Nora Ephron.

31. "It does not matter how expensive your kitchen is if you are a bad cook."

- Loesje.

32. "I went into a French restaurant and asked the waiter, 'Have you got frog's legs?' He said, 'Yes,' so I said, 'Well hop into the kitchen and get me a cheese sandwich.'"

- Tommy Cooper.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotesfor everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for kitchen quotes then why not take a look at Gordon Ramsay quotes, or chef quotes.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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