Cooking With Gas




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Cooking With Gas : Phrases



Meaning:

To be working fast, proceeding rapidly.


Example:

After working with those old hand tools, power tools will make you feel like you are really
cooking with gas.


Origin:

Although common place today, gas stoves have not always been the norm. Gas stoves started to be available in the 1800's, and until that time wood stoves were the standard.

You're
cooking with gas comes from an old advertisement for gas stoves. The phrase suggests that gas is faster, easier, cleaner, better than cooking with wood.























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