52 minutes
the amount of time American women who usually prepare meals say they spend per day on it

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: This is in U.S. households consisting of two married or cohabiting adults and no children. In comparison, men say they spend 22 minutes per day on meal preparation. "Meal preparation" includes time spent on food and kitchen cleanup.

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