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Meal delivery services for the home cook: Five years later

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Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post, just a review of the services based on my experiences using them.

In 2015 I wrote an assessment of meal delivery kits that first appeared on my old personal site and blog (you can now read it here, too, as I've been transitioning some of my food-related posts to this site over time.) This was a follow-up to my review of Plated, the first meal kit service that I tried in 2014, arguably just as these programs were really starting to gain some popularity. I routinely subscribed to Blue Apron since the time of writing that article, which I preferred of the few that I tried (but, more on that later...)

Helpful alternatives to meal prep and an easy answer to the question "What's for dinner this week?", meal kits are ideal for nearly everyone, especially people that like to try new recipes or loves to cook but doesn't always have time to shop. Fundamentally, that has not changed.

Flash forward to 2019, and a lot has changed as far as the businesses themselves.

Meal delivery services for the home cook: A comparison of Plated and Blue Apron

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Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post, just a review of the services based on my experiences using them. This was originally posted on fuchsia-revolver.org on January 21, 2015.  Last year, I posted a review of the very first Plated box that I received. Plated is a meal delivery service that allows you to order meals by the “plate” (2 plates = 2 servings), and the ingredients and recipes to make those meals are sent for you to cook at home. My first two meals were swiss chard rolls stuffed with quinoa, goat cheese, and butternut squash, and stir-fried tofu…

Meal delivery services for the home cook: A review of Plated

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Disclaimer: although it may sound like it, this is not a sponsored post, just a review of the services based on my experiences using them. This was originally posted on fuchsia-revolver.org on January 12, 2014.  You know those ads on Facebook? The ones that have migrated from the right sidebar to your timeline, increasingly targeted to your likes, so much that it can be scary? The algorithm changes recently made to Facebook are decreasing the reach of organic posts made by businesses, driving business owners to paid advertising via Facebook in the hopes of increasing exposure to potential customers. The…