2/13/2013

New food delivery services such as Plated and Blue Apron will buy, measure, cut and package food for delivery directly to a customer's door, who then just follow the recipe inside. The service simplifies the act of cooking a meal, perhaps too much for some. "I felt completely infantilized when I saw all the ingredients laid out, as if a grown-up had to do it for me," said culinary historian Laura Shapiro.

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