The Cooking and Dining ClipArt gallery provides 50 illustrations of people preparing and consuming food at home.

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a highchair and eating out of a bowl with a spoon.

Boy Sitting in Highchair & Eating

An illustration of a young boy sitting in a highchair and eating out of a bowl with a spoon.

Two girls churning butter.

Churning

Two girls churning butter.

An adult woman churning butter.

Churning Butter

An adult woman churning butter.

A woman cooking

Cooking

A woman cooking

A mother made ham sandwiches, each tied with a narrow blue ribbon.

Cooking

A mother made ham sandwiches, each tied with a narrow blue ribbon.

Women learning how to cook

Cooking

Women learning how to cook

Family gathering for dinner

Dinner

Family gathering for dinner

This illustration shows a family having dinner.

Dinner

This illustration shows a family having dinner.

An illustration of two men and a woman sitting at a table eating dinner.

Dinner

An illustration of two men and a woman sitting at a table eating dinner.

Husband and wife sitting down for dinner.

Dinner

Husband and wife sitting down for dinner.

An illustration of a group of men and women attending a dinner party.

Dinner Party

An illustration of a group of men and women attending a dinner party.

A dinner table with food

Dinner Table

A dinner table with food

An illustration of a large family dinner.

Family Dinner

An illustration of a large family dinner.

An illustration of a man and boy eating dinner.

Man and Boy Eating Dinner

An illustration of a man and boy eating dinner.

Child eating roast beef.

Eating Roast Beef

Child eating roast beef.

A family sitting around the table with children on the floor and in the parent's lap.

family Sitting Around a Table

A family sitting around the table with children on the floor and in the parent's lap.

A woman using a fondue pot to make chocolate covered nuts.

Fondue

A woman using a fondue pot to make chocolate covered nuts.

An illustration of a girl drinking from a cup.

Girl Drinking From Cup

An illustration of a girl drinking from a cup.

An illustration of a girl heating water in the stove in a tea kettle.

Girl Heating Water in Tea Kettle

An illustration of a girl heating water in the stove in a tea kettle.

An illustration of a young girl carrying a tea kettle.

Girl Holding Tea Kettle

An illustration of a young girl carrying a tea kettle.

Girl making a pie in silhouette.

Girl making pie

Girl making a pie in silhouette.

An illustration of a girl opening a door and holding a tea kettle.

Girl Opening Door & Holding Tea Kettle

An illustration of a girl opening a door and holding a tea kettle.

Girl setting table in silhouette.

Girl setting table

Girl setting table in silhouette.

Girls eating apples.

Girls Eating

Girls eating apples.

Kitchen utensil used for grinding food.

Food Grinder

Kitchen utensil used for grinding food.

An illustration of a group eating dinner.

Group Eating Dinner

An illustration of a group eating dinner.

Two children eating ice cream.

Ice Cream

Two children eating ice cream.

"A cook roasting a goose; he holds the spit with one hand, and blows the fire with a fan held in the other. A second person is cutting up joints of meat and putting them into the pot, which is boiling close at hand." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian kitchen

"A cook roasting a goose; he holds the spit with one hand, and blows the fire with a fan held in the…

"Scene in Egyptian kitchen, showing use of a large rope to support a sort of hanging shelf." -Hill, 1921

Egyptian Kitchen

"Scene in Egyptian kitchen, showing use of a large rope to support a sort of hanging shelf." -Hill,…

Tea leaves are placed in a thin iron vessel with no handles called a Kuo.

Kuo Basket

Tea leaves are placed in a thin iron vessel with no handles called a Kuo.

A utensil used for lifting and handling hot pans.

Hot Pan Lifter

A utensil used for lifting and handling hot pans.

An illustration of a female maid cleaning the table after a meal.

Maid Cleaning the Table

An illustration of a female maid cleaning the table after a meal.

An illustration of a maid setting the table for dinner.

Maid Setting the Table

An illustration of a maid setting the table for dinner.

Women grinding grain in a mortar. The hole for receiving the grain was in the center of the upper millstone, and in the operation of grinding the lower stone was filed and the upper stone turned by means of a handle. The meal came out at the edges and was collected on a cloth spread under the mill  on the ground.

Using A Mortar

Women grinding grain in a mortar. The hole for receiving the grain was in the center of the upper millstone,…

A boy eating a pie

Pie

A boy eating a pie

Children popping popcorn at the fireplace.

Popcorn

Children popping popcorn at the fireplace.

An illustration of a family roasting a chicken.

Roasting Chicken

An illustration of a family roasting a chicken.

A steel sink surrounded by pots and dishes.

Sink

A steel sink surrounded by pots and dishes.

Boy and girl popping corn on a stove.

Stove

Boy and girl popping corn on a stove.

This cooking stove is a kitchen appliance designed for the purpose of cooking food. Kitchen stoves rely on the application of direct heat for the cooking process and may also contain an oven, used for baking.

Cooking Stove

This cooking stove is a kitchen appliance designed for the purpose of cooking food. Kitchen stoves rely…

This kitchen appliance was designed for the purpose of cooking food. This stove relies on the application of direct heat for the cooking process and may also contain an oven used for food baking purposes.

Cooking Stove

This kitchen appliance was designed for the purpose of cooking food. This stove relies on the application…

Modern kitchen stoves have both burners on the top. A cook top just has burners on the top and is usually installed into a countertop.

Kitchen Stove

Modern kitchen stoves have both burners on the top. A cook top just has burners on the top and is usually…

A family enjoying a cup of tea together.

Tea Party

A family enjoying a cup of tea together.

Ladies drinking tea

Tea Time

Ladies drinking tea

"We see here a number of cooks busily engaged in making some broth which they wish to have better than common. For once, they unite their skill. One thinks that everything out to be well salted in order to be palatable, another puts in a good deal of pepper, while another prefers to have a variety of savory herbs. Each of these cooks are careful to put in enough of their favorite ingredients, and thus the broth is cooked. When put on the table it is found to be too salt for some of the company, too high seasoned for others, etc. In short, the broth is spoiled for their eating."—Barber, 1857

Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth

"We see here a number of cooks busily engaged in making some broth which they wish to have better than…

An illustration of a woman cooking fish.

Woman Cooking

An illustration of a woman cooking fish.

A woman in a kitchen, fainting.

Woman Fainting

A woman in a kitchen, fainting.

An illustration of a woman serving food to three men sitting at a table.

Woman Serving Three Men at Table

An illustration of a woman serving food to three men sitting at a table.

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.

Woman with Serving Dish

An illustration of a woman carrying a serving dish.

An illustration of two women cooking.

Women Cooking

An illustration of two women cooking.