home cooking

noun

Definition of home cooking

: food that is cooked at home or is similar to food cooked at home … the lunchtime special … pays homage to his grandparents' simple home cookingGourmet … an antacid may save the day if that roadside diner doesn't live up to its "home cooking" claims.— Joe Graedon

First Known Use of home cooking

1831, in the meaning defined above

Buying Guide

Our Reviews team has selected the best meat thermometers.

Learn More About home cooking

Time Traveler for home cooking

Time Traveler

The first known use of home cooking was in 1831

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near home cooking

home-cooked

home cooking

homecraft

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for home cooking

Cite this Entry

“Home cooking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20cooking. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!