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Ready-to-cook Meals versus Freshly Cooked Meals Delivered by You

Newer ways of getting meals to loved ones are popping up everywhere. However, most people don’t understand that the two most popular ways are actually quite different. It is important to understand the differences so that you can make an educated decision as to what you want to get for your loved one.

Ready-to-cook Meals

This is a popular option for many. People enjoy having everything set and ready to cook. It makes cooking more fun and easier, especially on hectic, busy nights. Many times, you can even get gourmet meals that you would never consider making without the help of these companies and websites. For example, cooking with truffle oil or butter is delicious, but it is extremely expensive and can be difficult to use up in a decent amount of time. However, purchasing a ready to cook meal means that you only get the amount of oil or other expensive items that you need, which saves you money.

One slight drawback of these companies is that you must cook a meal. In some cases, it can be difficult for a person to cook, either because they have health problems or don’t enjoy being in the kitchen. For example, an older adult, such as a parent or grandparent might not be able to get into the kitchen at all to cook and a college student probably doesn’t want to take the time to cook (or can’t because there are no ovens or stoves).

Freshly Cooked Meals Delivered

Another option for people to consider is the home cooked meals that you deliver to those you love. The great thing about these meals is that they are already cooked, so they only have to be reheated. Another great thing about these meals is that they are cooked with love by you and will cost the recipient nothing.

This type of meal-sending can be helpful to you and others. You simply cook a meal that you know your loved one will enjoy. Once it is cooked and cooled, you will place it into special containers that allow you to reheat the food, and send it on its merry way with instructions on how to reheat the food. You can cook as much or as little as you want, giving your loved one at least one great meal. You can even include desserts, sides and entrees.