Everyday Cooking

Lunch Gets the Balthazar Treatment

December 13, 2012

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.

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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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Kenzi Wilbur

Written by: Kenzi Wilbur

I have a thing for most foods topped with a fried egg, a strange disdain for overly soupy tomato sauce, and I can never make it home without ripping off the end of a newly-bought baguette. I like spoons very much.


EMR December 14, 2012
Looks like a tasty, albeit not so healthy lunch. I find that it is not difficult to make something delicious with enough salt, fat and sugar. The challenge is to make a great kid's meal that is tasty, interesting and healthy.
hardlikearmour December 13, 2012
Well, I'd certainly complain about not having a few more cookies :-)
mrslarkin December 13, 2012
hee! me too. When I was little, my lunches were sometimes biscotti (in my Scooby Doo lunch box) and cafelatte (in my Charlie Brown thermos.)