About Jenny Rosenstrach & Alanna Stang

Alanna Stang was the executive editor at Cookie and is currently executive editor at Martha Stewart Omnimedia. Alanna lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son. @stangalanna

Jenny Rosenstrach was the food and features director at Cookie magazine. She is the founder of DinnerALoveStory.com , a website devoted to family dinner, and lives in Westchester County, New York with her husband and two daughters. @dinneralovestory

Three personal pan lasagnas in glass dishes.

Personal Pan Lasagna

This loosely defined “lasagna” is an easy little cheat of a recipe that relies on store-bought ravioli, jarred sauce, and shredded cheese. Shhhhhh.

Pieces of chicken fingers, a smear of ketchup and two toddler sized forks on a white sheet.

Chicken Fingers

No funnily named fillers. No mystery meat. Just chicken and cornflakes and little tykes clamoring for more.