Deliver me – farm and dairy mexican drink recipes

It is no secret that as I have two shopping styles — extreme local (best found within a 5-mile radius of our home) or online: best arrive on my porch in a box. Preferably within two days.

My first choice is always to buy local. I’ve gotten it down to a science with a meat market, multiple farm markets, hardware store and even farm fresh milk all readily available to me within a 10-mile circuit.

Within ten miles I can also find services such as shoe repair (used them just last week), an amish bakery, deli, and a local diner and coffee shop, respectively.

So now that we have confirmed that I actually reside in the 1950s, it is important to note that despite my love of local, sometimes we just have to order things. That is where home delivery services come in.Home meal

It used to be I had to decide we wanted or needed something, log on to shop for it, and arrange payment and shipping and so on.


Sometimes it took a handful of clicks. Grueling really.

I can now decide that I want things to be sent to me in predetermined portions at set intervals and never have to think about shopping for toothpaste, cat food, or hypoallergenic moisturizer made entirely out of fairy wings and pixie dust again. This is progress. Groceries

We all know food is easily obtained. Pizza delivery is certainly nothing new. What is a fresher idea is having recipe ingredients delivered that you can then cook yourself.

My mother is enjoying a home meal service where they send her all the ingredients and step by step recipes for her to complete impressive dinners.Subscription service

For a small subscription price the woman who raised me on canned soup and hot dogs is now, in her own words, “drizzling, mincing, and caramelizing like never before.”

She told me about it and I dutifully signed up for a free trial. It’s interesting to get brown grocery bags dropped off on the porch containing all the ingredients needed for a certain menu.

That said you certainly can shop for the ingredients for these meals yourself far more cheaply. If you would like to do that and pack and deliver it to those of us who don’t have the time or desire to make an hour trip to the grocery store (raises hand) — please do.

Since big brother realized I had tried a home meal delivery, my online feed is now chock full of ads for every subscription service under the sun!Home meal

Still, it’s a thing. You can also order a vehicle — whether just a ride (think uber or lyft) or an actual automobile ordered, paid for (with good credit) and delivered right to your door.

For less athletic entertainment we could subscribe to a monthly murder mystery subscription. The service sends clues in the mail and we try to solve the murder. Of course, that could also seem creepily like a how-to course.

Furnace filters are available via subscription. This would be a handy subscription to have. My furnace doesn’t need them but people who use them say they are the devil to remember to buy.

Of course, if we subscribe to everything under the sun (and indoors) online, we are going to run out of money and end up living in a plain old cardboard box.Home meal