There's nothing more frustrating than the dinnertime rut... that familiar tug and pull between making the same old thing, trying something new (but what??) and calling the delivery guy. This is the main reason I've been dying to try Blue Apron, they take the guessing game out of your nightly routine! If you don't know about Blue Apron, it's a pretty fabulous service that sends out weekly recipes with pre-portioned, fresh ingredients in one convenient box. The meals are simple, yet unique, so you'll most likely try something you hadn't thought of making! You still get to do the cooking, but they make your prep very easy, and the recipes are extremely easy to follow with step-by-step photos as you go along. Carson and I tried out the 2-person meal plan for one week, and the other night I made the Miso Roasted Chicken with Spring Peas and Jasmine Rice.
As a fan of miso, I LOVED this. The chicken was roasted perfectly in the oven, and the spring peas brightened everything up. I had never worked with pea shoots before, so that was fun to try, and the chopped nuts sprinkled on top gave the meal a wonderful texture. Some comments on the site say the dish is too salty, but I didn't really think so (I should mention, however, that I LOVE salt). I give this dish a two thumbs up, and I give Blue Apron three thumbs up! (I have three thumbs, it's amazing the things you learn about me on this site.)