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Lunch is a Sandwich Today, End of Story

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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. 

Lunch today is tuna and smoked mackerel sandwiches packed with celery, radishes, pickled ramps, parsley, lemon, and mayonnaise. I made smoked mackerel salad for my kids a week or so ago and it didn't go over that well (they like smoked salmon which I assumed was a gateway smoked fish to mackerel -- wrong!) so I thought I'd soften it with tuna. I also strategically gave them no other choices. Lunch is a sandwich today, end of story. It worked! For dessert, Tumbador's "dulce de chile" milk chocolate bar with cascabel chile and toffee rice crisps.

Looking more inspiration? Click here to see some of the twins' past lunches, and here for a few more brown bag options.

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Tags: Chocolate, Tuna, Dessert, Lunch, Back to School, Weeknight Cooking, Amanda & Merrill, Not Sad Desk Lunch, Kids, Everyday Cooking, Amanda's Kids' Lunch