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Your Go-To Cooking Playlist


Any food aficionado will probably attest to the beautiful soundtrack of the stove; sizzling bacon, steaming veggies, boiling pasta. It’s a musical of its own! That’s cool if you’re really into it, but for everyone else, real music while you cook is actually a thing, too.

When I cook, I listen to the classical Spanish guitar pretty much exclusively. I also love cooking Spanish food which is probably not a coincidence. But, I did come to the conclusion that soothing music really does make a difference when I’m tackling a stove, an oven, and a cutting board all at once. Once I tried listening to an “Epic Soundtracks” playlist while I cooked. It was…really stressful and a terrible idea. I did feel epic, though.

We know everyone has their own taste in music, so if Taylor Swift’s entire anthology is a better table-side companion for you, by all means. Our mix has a little bit of everything to keep you in the zone. So, on your to do list for today: pick tonight’s dinner from Tender Social Food, listen below, and comment below to let us know what you think!

P.S. – We’ve got more cooking playlists coming your way, so hang tight if this isn’t your speed. I can already feel a punny playlist ready to post in the near future (American Pie, Strawberry Fields, endless possibilities.)


What are some of your favorite songs to cook to? Let us know below!

Sara Holland

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