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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • April 20, 2012 • 2 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Lots of green in Walker and Addie's lunches these days. Amanda describes one of her warm-weather standards:

My springtime cheat: artichokes, asparagus, and peas. I use frozen artichoke hearts and peas, mix them in a saucepan with lots of olive oil, thyme, a smashed garlic clove, and salt, then cook them, covered, over medium high heat, just until heated through and any liquid is cooked off. Then I take the lid off, let them cool until just warm, and fold in thinly sliced asparagus. It stays a little crunchy, which I like.

I make a bunch and keep this in the fridge all week, adding lemon juice or sherry vinegar, plus more oil, when serving. Here, I paired it with Moonlight Chaource from The Amazing Real Live Food Co., and triple chocolate espresso cookies for dessert.

 

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • April 9, 2012 • 2 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

What's in the twins' lunchboxes this week? Take it away, Amanda:

Roasted asparagus and haricots verts, chopped, and topped with wide shavings of pecorino and diced smoked ham. I like to cut things into small bits so they can scoop it up with a spoon, and then use the same spoon for the Fage (whole milk!) yogurt with honey. Oh, and whole grain bread on the side, cut into kid-size triangles.

Looks delicious!

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • April 2, 2012 • 2 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

What are Walker and Addie having for lunch today? Today there's a Mediterranean theme: lentils and bulgur with caramelized onions, a stuffed grape leaf, cucumber salad, and labne. Dessert is Champagne mango -- those sunny yellow cousins of the larger red-and-orange mangoes you're used to -- cut into cubes. A great early spring lunch!

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • March 29, 2012 • 4 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

What's for lunch in the twins' lunchboxes today? Looks like a really good one!

The grain salad you see is couscous with citrus, thyme, and raisins -- a riff on this contest runner up from the first FOOD52 cookbook -- and it's topped with good-quality oil-packed tuna. A kale salad (looks like Lacinato) rounds out the meal, and for dessert it's chocolate cake. Specifically, it's the Community Pick Chocolate and Cabernet Sauvignon Italian Cake. It was made with pinot noir, but yes, the wine is cooked!

What's for lunch today? Anyone else have chocolate cake in their plans?

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Amanda's Kids' Lunch

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

By • March 22, 2012 • 5 Comments

Amanda's Kids' Lunch

What are Walker and Addie having for lunch? Today it's Chicken Cutlets Grilled in Charmoula with Quick-Cured Lemon Confit, a Community Pick from the Your Best Citrus contest, sandwich-ified on sliced bread with kale salad. Apricot rosemary bars from Baked and crisp Macoun apples from the Greenmarket round out dessert.

An enviable meal for early spring! What are you having for lunch today?

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