Marnie Hanel

Marnie Hanel and Jen Stevenson are the coauthors of The Snowy Cabin Cookbook; Summer: A Cookbook; The Campout Cookbook; and The Picnic, winner of the 2016 IACP Award for Best General Cookbook. Hanel is a journalist who writes about the wild, wonderful way we live. Her essays and articles have been published by The New York Times Magazine, Food & Wine, and Vanity Fair. A mother of three boys under 7, she’s put in more than 10,000 hours making lunch. Stevenson, a former kindergarten teacher turned travel and food writer, has written for Condé Nast Traveler, Eater, Zagat, the Oregonian, and Serious Eats. She’s also the author of Portland Family Adventures, a guide to all the best family-friendly to-dos in Portland, Oregon. For more information, please visit: lunchboxbook.com or follow Hanel on Instagram at @marniehanel and Stevenson at @jenlikestoeat.

Meal Planning & Shopping

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