Co-writer Aaron Dessner recalls how Taylor Swift "cooked everyone breakfast and dinner" at her home.

After seven country and pop records, Taylor Swift moved into a folkier sound in 2020 with the help of Aaron Dessner 

With Folklore and Evermore, Swift found an interesting producer and musical partner in Dessner, 47. 

Together, they expanded Swift's sound and lyrical world, which earned her praise from critics and helped her make a lot of money.  

Now, because Swift, 33, is on the cover of PEOPLE's 2023 Most Intriguing People of the Year issue 

Dessner talks in depth about their friendship, their plans for the future, and Swift's love of food. 

I believe Taylor is one of the best song writers ever. Her lyrics are often poetic and literary 

and many of her songs have complex plots and secret meanings that connect to her past or future work. 

Her fans call these "easter eggs," and they help to create a whole artistic world that we all get to live in and obsess over as her fans.  

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