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BOXED OUT

Silicon Valley VCs are drooling over meal-kit apps. But is the bubble about to burst?

LET ME GUESS: You don’t cook as much as you wish you did. The whole rigmarole, from menu planning to navigating the store to chopping and cleaning everything up, seems like a time-sucking ordeal. Yet you’ve heard the messages: Home-cooked meals engender a healthier relationship with food and a richer family life.

But if you’re like most Americans, achieving those kitchen aspirations will require some help. Left to our own devices, we now spend half

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