Blue Apron, Pixar Jazz Up Dinner with ‘Soul’ Inspired Meal Packs, Music

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Chef Wolfgang Puck once compared famous cooking to making music. “[It] is like writing a song, ‘he says. “Just as there are so many nuts, there are so many flavors; it’s how you combine them that sets you apart. “

Meal Pack Delivery Service Blue Apron and Pixar Animation Studios are testing that theory with their new collaboration, which is timed to promote Soul – a story about a band teacher / aspiring jazz pianist who accidentally ends up in a cosmic land and has to figure out how to return to the land of the living and riffs. The ‘Dinner and a Movie’ deal offers four family meals that you can prepare in time to see Soul on Disney + on Christmas Day.

Blue Apron Soul Meal Kit Recipe Card

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Blue Apron x Pixar “Dinner and a Movie,” $ 62.92, available on Blue Apron

Musical munchies include delivery of four meal packs over the course of a month between December 21st and the week of January 11th. There will be a new one every week Soul The food option will be added to Blue Apron’s ‘Signature For 4’ family plan, and subscribers can select it to fill one of their food boxes at no additional cost. Blue Apron says the entrees were inspired by SoulFeaturing the voices of Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey and music by Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

The easy to make recipes include ‘Tempo Turkey Sloppy Joes’, a ‘harmonic’ pan roasted chicken with buttermilk, mashed potatoes and kale, ‘Cool Cajun’ chicken salad cups and a ‘Smooth Salmon’ dish with homemade barbecue sauce and vegetables. Designed with kid-friendly flavors, the recipes use techniques that little hands can handle in hopes of encouraging communal cooking during the holidays and giving people another reason to stay safe at home during the pandemic.

Pixar has put together a 21 song playlist for you to listen to while following each recipe. The playlist can be accessed via a QR code on the recipe card and can be played through all the usual channels such as Spotify, Amazon or YouTube. It features jazz versions of popular Disney songs like ‘Circle Of Life’, ‘Under The Sea’ and ‘Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo’ from legends like Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Nat King Cole and Louis Armstrong, along with more contemporary cool cats like Squirrel Nut Zippers, Zooey Deschanel, The Bad Plus and Jamie Cullum (the movie’s official score and soundtrack are now available for purchase on Amazon).

It’s easy to sign up on Blue Apron to enjoy these masterpieces at mealtimes. The two-meal plan for four people costs $ 69.92 per week. Stream Soul and other animated Pixar classics, subscribe to Disney +.