This Flexible Meal Kit Service Is Perfect for Busy & Bored Home Cooks
The meal kit delivery service Home Chef is stocked with a huge variety of offerings, and comes complete with everything you'll need to whip up delicious dinners in no time.
It's not just you who's taken up cooking more at home in the past year. More than half of Americans have reported doing so, though just like general pandemic fatigue, plenty of us are tired of whipping up the same old staples week after week. Another crock pot chili? Chicken and rice? We're all longing for a bit more variety. Luckily, there's a super easy way to introduce new meals to your routine without even hitting the grocery store. That's where Home Chef comes in.
Home Chef is a meal kit delivery service that allows you to pick from constantly changing selection of options every week, and includes an impressive variety catered to particular dietary needs. And while the meal kit market may seem a bit crowded with similar services, Home Chef stands out thanks to its recipe simplicity and choice customization features that enable you to tailor everything from the recipes themselves to the number of servings you're making. Here's how it works.
When you sign up, you'll choose how many people you're typically cooking for (two, four, or six), how many times a week you want to cook, and if you have any particular dietary preferences (e.g., are you carb or calorie conscious?). You can also indicate if you're a pescatarian or vegetarian, and select any foods or food groups you'd like to avoid (anything from pork to milk to nuts). From there, you'll get to pick out your meals. Each week has its own "menu" with 30-plus choices to pick from, most of which can be customized. You also get to preview the specific recipe instructions for each meal, so you know what you're getting into before you add it to your cart.
You'll get to edit your weekly meals for every shipment, and there are even premium meal options for nights you feel like splurging (they do cost a bit extra, though). Each box arrives stocked with fresh pre-portioned ingredients for all the meals you've selected for that week (along with recipe cards). You'll also receive a handy mini binder to keep all of the recipe cards handy, should you want to make them again.
Considering each meal will set you back as little as $6.99 per serving, Home Chef gives you the ability to sample an ever-changing variety of simple dinners on a budget. Even better? Right now you can get $90 off your first four shipments when you use code THRILLIST90 when you sign up. Who knows, you might even get excited about cooking again.