The 10 Most Clever Kitchen Chalkboard Sayings of All Time

The 10 Most Clever Kitchen Chalkboard Sayings of All Time

In the past, a chalkboard used to merely be an educational tool. Today, the chalkboard has become a must-have decorating accent piece for every home. To get a stylish chalkboard, we recommend some dustless, non-toxic chalk markers to get the brightest and boldest look on your board. 

The kitchen is a perfect place to display chalkboard art. Not every kitchen chalkboard saying, however, is created equally. Some are sweet, like the cookies we bake. Some are salty, like the margaritas we make.


  1. Life is short. Lick the bowl.

Carpe diem and carpe brownie batter. Don't waste another minute washing a bowl that can be licked clean. This is a perfect kitchen chalkboard saying for anyone who loves to bake and loves to seize the moment.

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  1. Many have eaten here. Few have died.

Needing to prove your cooking isn't lethal? Or want to keep critical comments at bay? These words printed on your chalkboard might just do the trick. This clever saying sprinkles in a dash of humor with the well-natured threat of death to lower other's defenses and preempt unwanted editorial remarks.


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  1. Everything in moderation, including moderation.

This clever quote was coined by the legendary French chef, Julia Child. So don't hold back; indulge yourself and display this advice. Oui?

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  1. Sorry for what I said when I was hungry.

Hangry lately? Use this confessional quip for your next kitchen chalkboard saying.


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  1. Today’s menu choices: Take it or Leave it.

Are picky eaters a staple in your house? This saying might preserve your sanity while reminding others you aren't a short order cook. Those who have a more "discerning" palette can't say they weren't warned.


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  1. A yawn is a silent scream for coffee.

Is coffee the fuel you require to start your day? And end your day? And handle every tired moment in between? Then this might be the kitchen chalkboard saying for you.


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  1. So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all problems for the time being.

Franz Kafka gave us these words of wisdom. This is a clever saying that is perfect for those of us who tend to eat a lot of our words. Why not fill your mouth with food instead of your foot?



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  1. Love is in the air. Nope, that’s bacon.

Love is a splendid thing, but it certainly doesn't smell like bacon. Or tasted like bacon. This witty saying is Ron Swanson approved and would be a great contribution to the kitchen wall of bacon lovers everywhere.


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  1. You can’t buy happiness but you can buy cupcakes, and that’s kind of the same thing.

In math, an equivalent statement means two things are equal to one another. Happiness and cupcakes? That seems to fit satisfy that equation and the sweet tooth.


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  1. Annoying the cook will result in smaller portions.

Some kitchen chalkboard sayings provide a lesson in consequences, like this one. It's a clear reminder to never bite the hand that feeds you. Don't annoy them either; or take them for granted. The one who works in the kitchen holds significant power.


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The kitchen is a room where we go to feed our bodies, but it can also be a place where we can feed our souls with laughter and fun. So choose clever kitchen chalkboard sayings, grab some supplies, and proudly display your latest project?