A List of Kitchen Sounds We Like

September 18, 2015

The sounds of our kitchens that are lullabies and smile creators.

What good sounds come from your kitchen?

See what other Food52 readers are saying.

  • Sarah Jampel
    Sarah Jampel
  • Panfusine
  • Caroline Lange
    Caroline Lange
  • Posie (Harwood) Brien
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  • Jane Whalen
    Jane Whalen
Editor/writer/stylist. Author of I Dream of Dinner (so You Don't Have To). Last name rhymes with bagel.


Sarah J. September 21, 2015
Stand mixer paddling!!!!
Panfusine September 19, 2015
the sound of mustard, cumin and curry leaves sputtering in a tadka tempering with molten ghee.
the sizzle when said tempering is poured into a saucepan of simple yellow daal or rasam
Caroline L. September 18, 2015
onions sizzling in butter!!
Posie (. September 18, 2015
spoon cracking the top of creme brûlée, whistle of a tea kettle, snapping of chocolate into pieces, glass straw going "ching!" against cocktail glass
Lindsay-Jean H. September 18, 2015
+1 spoon cracking the top of crème brûlée
Jane W. September 18, 2015
popping a cork!
Sarah J. September 18, 2015
Parents calling "Dinner!"