FreshDirect Fresh Dining Smart and Simple Massaman Chicken Curry
The chicken is fresh, the sauce so hot it makes you hiccup, there are hints of ginger and tamarind, and the snow peas, shallots, and peppers come raw. So good, we actually ate the whole thing.
South Beach Diet Cashew Chicken
Aside from a high calorie count, the key to success is the Asian-style peanut-and-sesame sauce, which almost manages to obscure everything else. The chicken seems unprocessed, and, yes, we did find some real cashews.
Smart Ones Grilled Chicken
Sure, the sauce has that gooey, glistening TV-dinner quality, but at least the chicken is recognizable as such. Repeated hesitant tastings also reveal a hint of real garlic, and the vegetables actually look semi-fresh.
Healthy Choice Grilled Turkey Breast
Turkey tenders—impressively emblazoned with faux grill marks—are vaguely edible, as are the roast-potato medley and the steamed string beans, but the cloyingly sweet cranberry sauce obliterates everything in its path.
Lean Cuisine Salmon With Basil
The impressively pink salmon nuggets look inviting, but the fishy taste is overwhelming, as if they’ve been lying on the deck of a boat for a week. A wet, steamy mash of orzo pasta and veggies offers no escap