Pack some punch into your lunch

I have a coworker who brings in turkey sandwiches and apples for lunch every day. If variety is the spice of life, she's no spice girl. On the opposite end of the spectrum is this girl. I want my packed lunches to feel like an extension my love when my family opens their bags. There may not be sweet notes, but there's homemade ranch or peanut butter slathered on an otherwise bland chocolate chip cookie. I'm always bringing in curiosities that I recruit my coworkers to taste, and answering the question, "What is that smell?" For the record, it's never...