Plated: A Review
By Karen Sandoval CZT on August 16, 2013
I'm torn here. I want to do a good review. There is so much I love about Plated. But then again, there is so much I don't love. I thought maybe I would make a list of both, and let you decide if it is right for you.
- Delivery to your doorstep
- Easy to follow recipes
- Just about everything is included
- Everything is fresh
- We got to try new dishes, with ingredients never used before
- perfectly proportioned ingredients
- Reasonably priced at 11 dollars per plate delivered
- Excessive, but necessary packaging. Environmentally unfriendly mixture of foils and gels and cardboard and plastic
- Each individual item is packaged seperatly, in plastic bags and bottles
- Timing is off for us.
Plated delivers to Milwaukee on Tuesday. Everything arrives in a refridgerated cardboard box lined with foil with the meat packed between freezer gel bags . But you have to be home when the box arrives during the summer. Both orders I recieved, the meat was mostly thawed. The gel packs were cold but not frozen. I guess they are assuming you are going to use the ingredients on Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Which would be fine, if we weren't traveling so much.
The meals I made were delicious. Last night we had chicken picatta with penne and snow peas. I would make this recipe again with my own pantry items and skip the white vinegar. The lemon juice is plenty of picante.
And now for the photos!
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What's inside the bag
They sent the chicken and the snowpeas but not the cute cow tea kettle.
The finished plate.
So, there you have it. I do think I will order again in the dead of winter, when I run out of ideas for dinner.
Did you try your @plated yet?
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