However, I just have to share this very good NY Times OpEd about the value of home-cooked meals and how if we value them, we may have to pay for them.
Pay People to Cook at Home
By KRISTIN WARTMAN
Published: May 10, 2013
THE home-cooked family meal is often lauded as the solution for problems ranging from obesity to deteriorating health to a decline in civility and morals. Using whole foods to prepare meals without additives and chemicals is the holy grail for today’s advocates of better eating.
But how do we get there? For many of us, whether we are full-time workers or full-time parents, this home-cooked meal is a fantasy removed from the reality of everyday life. And so Americans continue to rely on highly processed and refined foods that are harmful to their health.