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The brown bag lunch cookbook
1st ed.
Publication Information:
Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, c2004.
Physical Description:
vii, 199 p. ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"Great choices for healthy lunches in today's fast-paced work environment"--Cover.

Includes index.
Subject Term:


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Book 641.534 JAC 1 1

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This is the cookbook for working people looking for a lunchtime alternative to the snack machine or the fast food down the street. These are interesting and satisfying recipes for good lunches that promote afternoon energy and won't put on unwanted pounds. More than a hundred great choices for healthy lunches in today's fast-paced work environment.

Author Notes

Miriam Jacobs is the author of Best Recipes of Berkshire Chefs , The 10% Low Fat Cookbook , Cooking with Edible Flowers , and Sensational Soy . A former food columnist for Homestyle magazine and The Independent newspapers, she has also been a recipe developer for the Vermont Butter and Cheese Company and The Red Lion Inn Cookbook . Born in the Netherlands, she lives today with her family in Stockbridge, MA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
About This Bookp. v
Introductionp. 1
Life in the Fast Lanep. 1
Eating Out: The Problemp. 3
The Foods We Needp. 6
Staples for the Pantry, Fridge, and Freezerp. 9
Tools for Easy Lunchesp. 16
Keeping Lunch Safep. 19
Hints and Tipsp. 20
Between Breakfast and Lunchp. 29
Saladsp. 47
Soupsp. 83
Spreads and Dipsp. 101
Sandwichesp. 117
Dinner to Lunchp. 141
Fruitsp. 161
Dessertsp. 181
Indexp. 195
About the Authorp. 200