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Turning a Trip to the Farmers Market into Lunch

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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. 

The dill and garlic scapes at my farmers market were so vibrant and fragrant that I bought them just so I could build a lunch around them. I also picked up a loaf of challah from Bread Alone, a bakery in upstate New York that I worked at the summer after I graduated college. Then I took the easy route with salmon and cream cheese. Nothing new here but it's always a good pairing. With the garlic scape I simply sliced it super thin and sprinkled it on the cream cheese so the little circles would stick like sprinkles on icing. For dessert: sweet little cherries, also from the market.

What's in your lunch today? See some of the twins' past lunches

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Tags: Cream Cheese, Lunch, Summer, Weeknight Cooking, Amanda & Merrill, Not Sad Desk Lunch, Kids, Everyday Cooking, Amanda's Kids' Lunch