Return of the Tomato-Corn Salad for Amanda's Kids' Lunch

August 20, 2015

Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.

Today: Amanda makes Merrill's corn salad for her kids' lunch—and it looks so good, she packs it for her own lunch.


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This week, the summer stars aligned for my kids' camp lunch. I had some leftover pan-roasted chicken in the fridge and perched it on a bed of Merrill's Tomato Salad with Corn, Summer Squash, and Roasted Onions. Donut peaches went in for a sweet finish. It looked so good, I packed myself the same. 

Photo by Amanda Hesser

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Amanda Hesser

Written by: Amanda Hesser

Before starting Food52 with Merrill, I was a food writer and editor at the New York Times. I've written several books, including "Cooking for Mr. Latte" and "The Essential New York Times Cookbook." I played myself in "Julie & Julia" -- hope you didn't blink, or you may have missed the scene! I live in Brooklyn with my husband, Tad, and twins, Walker and Addison.