12 Meatballs Marinara, one of the most popular prepared dishes at Pasta & Provisions. Assembly Line Cooking--it's a trend that's so new, even the industry hasn't got a way to describe it. But it's simple: Eating without cooking. Gathering good-quality prepared foods and putting them together into a meal. It's a trend that's hitting both time-crunched Millenials and empty-nest Baby Boomers. We want good food, but we want it partly done for us.
12 Meatballs Marinara, one of the most popular prepared dishes at Pasta & Provisions. Assembly Line Cooking--it's a trend that's so new, even the industry hasn't got a way to describe it. But it's simple: Eating without cooking. Gathering good-quality prepared foods and putting them together into a meal. It's a trend that's hitting both time-crunched Millenials and empty-nest Baby Boomers. We want good food, but we want it partly done for us. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
12 Meatballs Marinara, one of the most popular prepared dishes at Pasta & Provisions. Assembly Line Cooking--it's a trend that's so new, even the industry hasn't got a way to describe it. But it's simple: Eating without cooking. Gathering good-quality prepared foods and putting them together into a meal. It's a trend that's hitting both time-crunched Millenials and empty-nest Baby Boomers. We want good food, but we want it partly done for us. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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