Weeknight Cooking

A Four-Minute Lunch

October 10, 2013

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. 

Amanda's Kids' Lunch from Food52

Today's lunch is from a Monday, when I was completely unprepared to get back into the weekday swim. I was also running behind, so I reached for easy wins: sungold tomatoes tossed together with salt and olive oil (I didn't bother to halve them). A single ham and cream cheese sandwich, split in two for my kids to share. And two cute little apples from our CSA. I think lunch was ready in 4 minutes and 13 seconds. So, yes, busy lives and healthy lunches can coexist.

Shop the Story

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

Join the Conversation

See what other Food52 readers are saying.

Comment
Amanda Hesser

Written by: Amanda Hesser

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.

0 Comments