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So, We're Trying Blue Apron

Based on the recommendation from some friends, we've been trying Blue Apron for a few weeks. Honestly, I think I'm on the fence about it. On one hand, it has been giving us incentive to actually *cook* dinner, rather than heating a pre-made frozen meal. On the other, there's some things that are a bit annoying about the format. 
The first night we tried it, we cooked two meals at once, with me taking one on and my husband taking the other. Since our daughter tends to have the appetite of a bird, we've been doing the two serving meals (which offer 3 meals a week), which also happens to be the cheapest of the options. The simultaneous cooking ended up not being a great idea, as we kept getting in each other's way.
Each recipe offers step-by-step directions, along with pictures showing some of the steps. The pictures show the use of many teeny prep bowls - which we were well stocked up on due to my tendency to make small bowls.

Step-by-step directions are useful and a…

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