There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.
Today: It's cookin’ with the classics, and jazz, and...
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The soft tearing sound a baguette makes as it's ripped open. A knife blade as it's sharpened on a honing steel. The blender as it whirs. Sometimes, the sounds of the kitchen are all you need. Then there are moments when prep work is repetitive, a recipe too tedious, or a day so stressful that unwinding to music while cooking is the exact thing to do.
Over on the Hotline, pierino wants to know what music you cook with. “Anyone who says Kenny G or Stevie Nicks immediately gets their house toilet-papered,” he says. From The Black Keys to The Beatles, here's what gets you cookin’ (plus a playlist!):
What music do you cook to? Tell us in the comments below!
Photos by James Ransom and Bobbi Lin
A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).