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Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos’ Favorite Cooking Music

We are living in the era of playlists, which makes me feel a bit old. I left my turntables and vinyl behind, when I moved to Los Angeles to chase Debi, but I shipped all of my CDs.

For many years Debi and I had one of the most-wonderful music libraries I have ever seen in my life: Her passion for old jazz, American classics and early hip-hop married well with my collection of Brazilian and Cuban albums. In our first house together, we had an entire library that showcased our music collection, and we lived the joy of popping a CD into the system until the very last breath of that music medium.

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11 Best Songs About Comfort Food

Ah, comfort food. Is there anything better than sitting down, preferably in front of the TV, and gorging on one of your all-time favorites? The same goes for music. Is there anything better than driving around when one of your all-time favorite comfort tunes comes on? Let’s combine the two and take a look at the world’s greatest songs about comfort food — yummy for both your mouth and your ears.

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Cooking Channel’s Favorite Holiday Music

We asked our chefs and hosts what songs they’ll be playing during the holidays, because cooking and entertaining this season won’t be nearly as fun with silent nights.

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Easy Summer Cookout Playlist

Summer will be over before you know it, so it’s important to kick back, relax and soak in the sun with your family.

Couple great recipes for Tequila Lime Shrimp Skewers, Grilled Tuscan Chicken and Sesame Grilled Asparagus with some of our all-time favorite songs.

These are the ultimate classic chill-out tracks to help you enjoy the days of summer with the ones you love.

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You can learn more about Andrew and The Beat Advisory at www.facebook.com/thebeatadvisory

Backyard Picnic Playlist

It’s in our sights — finally. Summer.  And the time is right. For dancin’ in the backyard.

What’s the best way to kick off your summer? Hosting an intimate backyard picnic with good friends, good eats and, of course, good tunes.

We love the combo of Watermelon & Heirloom Tomato Salad, The Ultimate Patty Melt, Blueberry Coleslaw and Peach Ginger Bellinis coupled with Talking Heads, Bill Withers, Edward Sharpe and Amy Winehouse.

Here’s a playlist of 10 great tracks to get you started on the first of hopefully many summer soirees at home.

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Get more easy summer entertaining tips.

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You can learn more about Andrew and The Beat Advisory at www.facebook.com/thebeatadvisory

Get Fitz and The Tantrums’ Dinner Party Playlist

Noelle Scaggs of Fitz & The Tantrums

Noelle Scaggs of Fitz & The Tantrums (on left)

We caught up with the beautiful Noelle Scaggs from Fitz & The Tantrums just after their set at the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco to talk about what she eats on the road, cooks at home, plus some of her favorite dinner party tracks:

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