Cooking Cartoons

Funny Cooking Cartoons To Make You Laugh – When I started The Reluctant Gourmet I was a little shy about putting my own mug on the site so the cartoon version of RG was born. His (my) mistakes became cartoon captions that we could all laugh at. Here is a collection of my RG cartoons. Hopefully you’ll see a bit of yourself in these posts and learn to lighten up and laugh off mistakes, knowing that they are just learning experiences.

Gazing Cows

September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Gazing Cows

What the Reluctant Gourmet Sees On the Farm When Gazing at Cows I have been really interested in learning more about beef cuts and where on the cow they come from.  I’ve have a post called Steak Cuts that talks about some of the primal cuts and some of the more specific steaks coming from […]

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Large Turkey Cartoon

September 18, 2012
Large Turkey Cartoon

Would You Look at the Size of This Turkey This is one of my first cartoon ideas and I’m sure it came around Thanksgiving time. I remember cooking a very large turkey one year for a large group of family and friends and the vision of a large boat floating into the dining room filled […]

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One Cup of Wine Cartoon

September 18, 2012 0 Comments
One Cup of Wine Cartoon

Cooking With My Dad Here’s my tribute to my dad who loved to cook and experiment with ingredients. I’m putting this cartoon up to acknowledge my dad who has been ill and just came out of the hospital. My father loves to cook and one of the things I remember about his cooking growing up […]

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Dicing Onions Cartoon

September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Dicing Onions Cartoon

Come on Mom, let me dice something. This cartoon is a tribute to my mom who I watched learn to cook while growing up. Being from Denmark, she learned how to cook many Danish meals from my MorMor (grandmother) but had to learn to make classic American meals so dinner time was often an interesting […]

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Cooking Over My Head Cartoon

May 8, 2008 53 Comments
Cooking Over My Head Cartoon

Started As a Cooking Rut Cartoon But….. This cartoon started out as depicting the Reluctant Gourmet trying to get out of his cooking rut. You know where you feel like you’re cooking the same 6 meals night after night, week after week, month after month. When I asked my readers for caption suggestions, I received […]

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Potato Cooking Cartoon

February 28, 2008 119 Comments
Potato Cooking Cartoon

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions Ever go to the supermarket with a list of ingredients but when you get there, you realize there are a lot more choices than you imagined. This can easily happen when you are shopping for potatoes. Most markets have a huge selection of them and what you buy depends a lot on […]

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Mashed Potatoes Cooking Cartoon

November 5, 2007 62 Comments
Mashed Potatoes Cooking Cartoon

Mashed Potatoes Cartoon I asked my readers to come up with a good caption for this cartoon. There were so many good ones but I decided on this one because of its play on words. I must have thought of the idea for this cartoon around Thanksgiving when we have lots of friends and family […]

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The Thrill of the Grill Cartoon

August 30, 2007 131 Comments
The Thrill of the Grill Cartoon

King of the Grill First, I would like to say thank you to everyone who sent in a cartoon caption. They were all great. Some different, but I enjoyed everyone of them. Two really stood out for me and they were Josh Baugher’s “Honey, I’ve got everything under control.” and Evelyn’s “It’s not burnt, it’s […]

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A Lobsters Point of View

June 10, 2007 1 Comment
A Lobsters Point of View

Lobster Thoughts Here’s my latest Reluctant Gourmet Cooking Cartoon featuring the Reluctant Gourmet and his mischievous lobster friend lost in their own thoughts. I hope you enjoy it. And speaking of lobster, I recently wrote an article called, How to Buy Live Maine Lobster and Not Get Ripped Off. It’s a great read if you […]

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Sometimes Cutting an Onion Can Be So Emotional

December 1, 2006 1 Comment
Sometimes Cutting an Onion Can Be So Emotional

Do Cutting Onions Make You Cry? Of course they do unless you’re wearing Onion Goggles like we do in our house.  I’m hoping these cartoons will add a little humor to some everyday cooking situations that you may have found yourself in. Tee shirts, aprons & other fun stuff I have printed some of these cartoons on […]

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