9 Services That Deliver Groceries When You Can’t Go Out to Shop
We're all trying to avoid the grocery store right now—but you've seen the long wait times for pickup or delivery! Luckily, many places ship quality ingredients to help you keep on cookin'.
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We know that fruits and vegetables are key to healthy eating, and fresh produce is harder to come by in local grocery stores right now. Farmbox Direct can deliver organic fruits and vegetables to your door. (Bonus: You can save 20% off of your first delivery with code Immune20.)
I don’t know about you, but I’ve struggled to keep staples like beef and chicken in our house. Omaha Steaks, one of our favorite food gifts to send on Father’s Day, is shipping a lot of meats. They have steaks, of course, but they also have hamburgers, hot dogs, sides, etc. You’ll get ’em just in time to grill as the weather warms up.
King Arthur Flour
For whatever reason, we’ve all used this time to bake like crazy. However, finding staples like flour and yeast has been tricky. King Arthur not only has these items, but also gluten-free boxed mixes and other fun things to make baking easier.
See all of your friends sharing photos of sourdough on Instagram, but aren’t sure it’s for you? Don’t miss our easy recipes for first-time bread bakers.
I love the idea of Misfits Market. Grocery stores don’t want to stock produce that isn’t visibly attractive—but Misfits Market bundles these items in a monthly box for a fraction of the price at stores. They offer you a way to affordably get nutritious foods to your door. (And who cares how they look? You’re going to chop them up anyway!)
Meat the Butchers
Meat the Butchers gets meat from California farmers and can ship things like beef, poultry, lamb and pork. This is a great place to try out if you’re looking for a specific cut of meat that you haven’t been able to find for grocery delivery or pickup.
Cameron’s Seafood ships crab nationwide in one to two days. (If you’re local to the East Coast, you can expect it in just one day!) This is a bit of a splurge but is great to consider if you’re celebrating major milestones in quarantine. Have a fancy date night to celebrate an anniversary or birthday with crab legs!
Not sure how to cook crab? Consider the ever-popular low country boil.
Tanner’s Alaskan Seafood
I’m a fan of salmon—it’s a healthy protein full of omega-3s and potassium. There are so many ways to cook it and it’s delicious for all three meals of the day. Tanner’s Alaskan Seafood will bring salmon to your door! Chop up some imperfect vegetables and make a restaurant-quality salmon salad.
I don’t know about you, but to me, cheese is the ultimate comfort food. The Wisconsin Cheeseman can deliver all of your favorite cheese. (Believe me, I’ve searched far and wide for affordable cheeses without stepping foot in the deli and it’s no easy task.) I love to make cheese plates to snack on, and also plan to order some new flavors for making the ultimate grilled cheese.
Have you been on the fence about trying a meal kit? If you’re running out of ideas for meals, now might be the time to check out a kit like Sun Basket or Hello Fresh. You won’t have to try to find ingredients because everything you need will be shipped to your door. To see which subscription box to look into, check out our meal kit reviews.