By Sheela Prakash, Food52
Consider the potato. It may not be the most elegant — it surely won’t win a beauty contest — but put it up against any other vegetable in a popularity contest, and it will win by a landslide. Infinitely adaptable, it’s a crowd favorite, especially when baked. A baked potato — even a baked sweet potato! — is a simple (and cheap) pleasure that makes a great lunch.
But the real fun comes in the form of toppings. Pack up the little bits and pieces you have lying around your kitchen from meals past to create your own DIY baked potato bar at your desk. Go ahead, express yourself — after all, lunch should be fun.