It's Monday morning. You don't have much time to pack a lunch and get out the door to work or school — what do you do? If you're sick of relying on peanut butter sandwiches for last-minute weekday lunches, you are not alone in the search for fresh ideas. This week we are talking to chefs, food writers and bloggers about their favorite packed lunches that take just ten minutes to put together.
Up first are two ideas from Rozanne Gold, a four-time James Beard award winner and author of Recipe 1-2-3, the cookbook that inspired the Minimalist column in the New York Times. As you might expect, she has some great advice for pulling together appealing, elegant lunches with just a few ingredients.