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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Antipasti Time

By • December 27, 2012 • 1 Comment

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The twins' lunches today echo a sentiment after our hearts: why should cookie consumption end with the holidays? Christmas has come and gone, but cookies remain a lunch go-to -- just the way it should be. Here's Amanda with the details: 

"Antipasti time! Porchetta, Serrano ham, olives, a few beans for fun, Italian crackers, and two kinds of cookies." 

Happy lunching! 


 

 

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Lunch Gets the Balthazar Treatment

By • December 13, 2012 • 3 Comments

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Today's glimpse into the twins' lunch is making us jealous, yet again. Here's Amanda:

Sandwiches made from the best sandwich bread ever created, Balthazar brioche bread, homemade aioli (made the night before for some roasted fish and potatoes), sweet lettuce leaves, and smoked ham. And by the way, yes, my kids complain about their lunches just like every other kid in the world does.

But when a lunch like this is topped off with a chocolate cookie (also from Balthazar), who could find room to complain?

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

A Lunch That Could Double as Dinner

By • December 6, 2012 • 1 Comment

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Amanda fixes a perfectly balanced lunch this week -- one that we might actually be eyeing as a midweek dinner. Twins, if you'd like Frittata Round Two, consider yourselves invited. We'll let Amanda describe the details: 

"Leftover frittata threaded with turnip greens, tiny diced potatoes, and onion. Greek yogurt with apple raspberry sauce and concord grape coulis."

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

At Noon, It's Time for Tapas

By • November 15, 2012 • 3 Comments

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It's a lunchbox cocktail party for Walker and Addie this week, with crudités, cheese, and olives all ready for the snacking. Here's Amanda with the specifics:

I believe in the occasional snacky lunch. For this one I packed soppressata, Castelvetrano olives, Red Leicester cheese, ricotta salata, and purple carrots. To go with, whole wheat bread, a British cheese cracker, and roasted pumpkin seeds.

(No Grüner Veltliner for this set, but we wouldn't pass on a glass to accompany this meal!)

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • October 25, 2012 • 0 Comments

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Here's Amanda with the latest from Brooklyn's most well-fed first graders -- those tomatoes totally do look like fish scales:

Bacon, lettuce, and semi-green tomatoes, sliced super thin so they lay on the bread like scales on a fish. (I made one big sandwich and split it in two for the kids.) Our nanny made apple pie with Walker and Addie; thought they should take their creation to school.

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • October 11, 2012 • 4 Comments

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It's a cross between summer and Meatless Monday in the twins' lunchboxes today -- although those apples are an omen of fall! We'll let Amanda explain:

There were still peppers and corn in the market so I decided it was time for a stew of them. That was the main course, just glistening sweet pepper stew. On the side, yogurt, and an apple. I figured they could get meat or fish at dinner.

What's in your lunchbox?

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