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.
My son likes salad and my daughter likes smoked salmon, and since I aim to please (well, most of the time, when I'm not making food that I think they should like), I gave them a bit of each. A kale and avocado salad, tossed with the buttermilk dressing that I'm addicted to, and a slice of Scottish smoked salmon. Because they should eat rye bread (shouldn't they?!), and because it goes so well with salmon and kale and buttermilk, I packed them each a slice. And cherries -- because what kids don't like cherries?
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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.