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A (Small) Taste of Winter Food for Amanda's Kids' Lunch

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I had mujaddara—a comforting rice and lentil dish—on my mind with the onset of frosty weather. But I wasn't quite ready to give in entirely to winter food, so I made my kids a salad, topped with black lentils (cooked in salted water) and stuck-pot rice, and dressed with lime juice and olive oil. The radishes are for some crunch and heat, the aged Manchego for heft. The Salted Double-Chocolate Olive Oil Cookies were baked by Josh, our new Test Kitchen Chef, and leftover from my cookbook stoop sale—my kind of leftovers. 


Photo by Amanda Hesser

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Tags: Grains, Lunch, Amanda & Merrill, Kids, Amanda's Kids' Lunch