Browsing Category : Dinner

Meal Prep Rocks: Cooking for Friends.


Meal Prep for me falls into a number of wide categories including the box meal services I have reviewed, building your meals at the beginning of the week. and heating them up as the week goes on, and prepped crockpot meals and freezer meals. Let’s make it easier to get food on the table. Making dinner should not be a chore,…

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Cooking From a Box: Sun Basket


A year or so ago I did a review of Plated and Blue Apron, letting the two  duke it out in my kitchen in a battle of the box meals. Since then, there have been a number of new  services that deliver to my area. So it seemed like a perfect time to return to the reviews. At the bottom…

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A Munchy, Munchery Review


Munchery as an option? We live about 20 miles south of Seattle, and 15 miles north of Tacoma. Sort of in the middle of two urban areas. (Though Tacoma is minor) This means when we moved, I lost my Amazon Fresh Account (they don’t deliver here), the only pizza delivery is Pizza Hut, and my other delivery choices are very…

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The Final Wrap up : Blue Apron vs. Plated


So we’re a couple of weeks out past those reviews and I wanted to share a summary of how I felt about the services. Menu Choice: Figuring out what you are going to eat each week can be a pain, and frustrating. Meal planning services make this easier. However the services handles the meal selection process differently. Blue Apron uses…

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Plated vs. Blue Apron: Blue Apron


So I’ve reviewed the Plated dishes. Here’s my review of Blue Apron Blue Apron: Congee & Caramelized Pork with Crispy Shallots and Black Garlic,Greek-StyleBraised Chicken Thighs with Fingerling Potatoes, Pan-Seared Salmon with Arugula, Candy Stripe Beets & Horseradish Sour Cream, This was a top chef promotion, with 3 meals being delivered for the price of two. The Congee and Carmelized…

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​Plated vs. Blue Apron: Plated Edition


I’ve been curious about these two meal services forever. I’m the one primary responsible for our dinner at home. I enjoy doing the planning, the cooking and executing, but it’s always nice to have some variety. If you haven’t heard of these services or their competitors (Hello Fresh, PlateJoy or Peach Dish) here is the scoop: Each week, these companies…

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