Tag Archives: Blue Apron

2015 — Blue Apron

I didn’t realize we had fixed/eaten so many of their meals in 2015.  Here’s to another year of cooking.

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My Opinion: Meal-Kit Services

Meal kit services are fun and we have been enjoying the nice change up in our dinner menu AND not having to go grocery shopping very often. So far we’ve tried Blue Apron, Plated and Hello Fresh. My favorite is probably Plated — their food is delicious, there are more variety available in meals and […]

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Blackened Chile-Dusted Chicken

…with Zucchini Rice & Corn-Tomato Sauté… This was very flavorful and delicious — one of our favorite Blue Apron meals. Another home run by both Blue Apron and The Mister. Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/3 cup white Basmati rice 3 ounces cherry tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 2 scallions 1 ear of corn 1 […]

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Spiced Meatballs

…with Garlic Toasts & Summer Squash Salad… The Mister cooked again — thanks, honey! He also added a small serving of Orecchiette pasta. Ingredients: 10 ounces ground beef 1 small baguette 2 cloves garlic 1 lemon ( we used 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar) 1 summer squash 1 large bunch mint (we used fresh basil […]

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Stir-Fried Ginger-Basil Chicken 

This was a most enjoyable meal. I made two changes to the recipe — first, I skipped the coconut milk powder in the rice and second I didn’t slice the eggplant into one inch pieces but sliced them much thinner. The ingredients in the Blue Apron meal: 10 ounces chopped chicken thighs 1/2 cup Jasmine […]

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Seared Salmon & Panzanella

…with Corn, Shishito Peppers & Thai Basil. This dish had a lot of prep work and I was thankful that The Mister was up for the task. Thanks, sweetheart! Ingredients: 2 skinless salmon fillets 1 small baguette 2 plum tomatoes 1 ear of corn 1 heirloom cucumber 1 ounce Shishito peppers 1 clove garlic 1 […]

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Mexican-Style Chicken Tortas

…with Tomato, Avocado & Cucumber Salad This was a delicious combination of flavors and textures. The salad was wonderfully seasoned and had a good crunch to it. The bread was especially good; light, toasted well and maintained a nice crispiness holding together well once the sandwich was assembled — I’d like to know where to […]

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Chicken & Basil Fettuccine

I have been looking forward to this meal ever since I first selected it and it did not disappoint. Delicious! Ingredients: 8 ounces ground chicken 8 ounces fresh basil fettuccine pasta 3 cloves garlic — we used 5 because we love garlic 1 red onion — we used 3/4 of it 3/4 pound plum tomatoes […]

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Salmon Caesar Salad

After a brief cooking hiatus due to a delayed Blue Apron shipment (their customer service is awesome and they refunded my money for that promptly), and a break to take a trip to see my niece get married — I am back! Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets 1 small sourdough bread boule 2 romaine hearts 2 […]

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Miso Roasted Chicken

On the menu tonight was the miso roasted chicken with spring peas and jasmine rice. Ingredients: 2 boneless, skin-on chicken breasts 1/2 cup Jasmine rice 2 ounces pea tips 3 ounces snow peas 3 ounces sugar snap peas 2 cloves garlic 2 ounces Shiitake mushrooms Knick Knacks: 2 tablespoons cashews 1 1-inch piece ginger 1/4 […]

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