As a defiant response to sad desk lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty.
Today: No microwave? No problem. Here are 8 lunches for work that taste best at room temperature.
Raise your hand if you've ever brought last night's leftovers for lunch only to realize that you don't have access to a microwave. Instead of the glorious, steaming bowl of chicken pasta or vegetable fried rice you'd imagined, you're left with a plate of room temperature food that couldn't be further away from its former, hot-off-the-stove glory. Next time you're faced with a questionable appliance situation, skip the heat altogether. Here are 8 lunches that taste even better at room temperature, no microwave needed:
What are some of your favorite no-microwave-needed lunches? Tell us in the comments below!