I don't know why Gladys looks so angry in the last panel, Brutus has a point. You're just shoving something in the microwave, why do you need an apron? Why do we need aprons at all? Millennials are probably killing the apron industry.
In the time it takes you to walk over to the door, greet Brutus, talk about dinner, and then walk back to the kitchen to make dinner, you could've just been making dinner.