68 minutes
the amount of time American mothers say they spend per day on meal preparation

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: This is in U.S. households consisting of married or cohabiting parents and one or more children under age 18. In comparison, fathers say they spend 23 minutes on this task. "Meal preparation" includes time spent on food and kitchen cleanup.

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