Anyone listen to music while you cook?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by cossie, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. cossie


    Apr 29, 2005
    Odd question I know, but lately i've been listening to Ac/Dc when I'm cooking my lunch or my dinner - proper cooking now, not just "remove from freezer or fridge, place in microwave" :p

    It's really enjoyable, it helps with the timing of the different ingredients and really helps me unwind in the evenings too.
  2. Fretless1!


    Feb 19, 2007
    I do. What I listen to is according to what I'm cooking.

    Usually jazz (Miles Davis, John Coltrane) or jazz influenced (Incognito, Sade).

    I find cooking relaxing so the music is usually relaxing, too. Of course the beer helps... :bassist:
  3. Arsenal_Fierce


    May 28, 2008
    I do, but I usually listen to music when I'm puttering around the apartment anyway. For some reason I tend to cook to ska - early Aquabats, Dance Hall Crashers, Shaka Labbits (J-ska), and so on.
  4. SuperDuck


    Sep 26, 2000
    Background music is always nice to have when preparing a meal.
  5. If I don't have music isn't playing around me, at any given point, something's wrong.
  6. I listen to music all the time, especially while cooking.
  7. TheDarkReaver

    TheDarkReaver Inactive

    Mar 20, 2006
    Lincolnshire, UK
    yes and when i do the washing up.
  8. Deacon_Blues


    Feb 11, 2007
    Not really. I don't have a sound system in my kitchen and I can't put up the volume in the living room too much without disturbing my neighbors. Sometimes I have music on but the noise from the frying pans and other stuff buries the music pretty quickly...

    Music while BBQing is a different story. Put on a song with a big funky groove and I bet the meat will get extra tender... :)
  9. jomahu


    Dec 15, 2004
    Bos, MA
    when i used to cook, i would put on komeda (the band, not the composer). mostly because the dog, cat and bird all liked it. me and the bird would get into dance-offs.

    the bird would usually win. she liked komeda and she's a good dancer.
  10. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Yeah. I love music to cook by. Usually instrumental stuff, old jazz or 70's fusion.
  11. mjolnir

    mjolnir Thor's Hammer 2.1.3beta

    Jun 15, 2006
    Houston, TX
    I listen to music whenever I do basically anything.

    I get into trouble when I cook though (seriously, I can burn water...) so music, the kitchen, and me do not mix.
  12. soong


    May 10, 2007
    I always listen to Bootsy while cooking noodles all the time!
  13. Most certainly! Two of my favorite things together.
  14. I do if I am cooking a big meal (like Thanksgiving) or preparing for a party. I also like to listen to music while I am cleaning!
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