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Halloween Picnic Bento

My family just came back from a week long vacation at Disneyland, so I’m still dealing with vacation blues while I try to get into the Halloween bento swing. My aunties paying a visit from Hilo while on their trip to Honolulu helped give me motivation to make a Halloween bento and this is what I came up with. To cut the nori eyes, use a small single hole puncher. You can also use the scissors I have, a micro-tip scissors, which is amazing for cutting tiny details!

Ghost Musubis

First layer of the bento was made up of ghost musubis, which I shaped using saran wrap and then added nori cutouts. I could have made them cuter but I ran out of time.

Hot Dog Fingers

This is the stuff I’m really proud of: hot dog fingers. LOL! Aren’t they utterly disgusting? I cooked them in shoyu sauce and used a teardrop cutter to make the nails. I’ll post a tutorial tomorrow about it. They rest on a bed of yakisoba noodles.

Update: How to Make Severed Hot Dog Fingers

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16 Comments

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    OMG! From too-cute ghosts to OH GROSS fingers! My kid wants me to make him hot dog fingers, thanks….

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      Haha, well the good news is they’re easy!

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    Aah – I love it! I was just going to make a similar one for my favorite game. ^^

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      Favorite game?

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        Haha, I didn’t even see your reply. ^^; My favorite game is/was “Haunt The House”, the ghost looks similar but has a cute blue collar and blush.

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    Yes, deliciously disgusting! You did a great job on them. I’ll have to think up a way to freak out my middle schoolers with these–they will love it!!

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      You can check out my tutorial now on how to make them!

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    I love the ghosts! Adorable individual little faces :)

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      Thanks Kiri!

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    The ghosts are so cute! Maybe I’ll give them a try, though I’m sure it won’t look as cute as yours.

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      It’s not too hard if you have a good punch! I also just cut out the bigger mouths.

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    eeeeeewwwwwwwww!!!!!!!! Those are AWESOME! haha. My boys would be thrilled.

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    LOL these are too cute~!

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    Those fingers are really lifelike!

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    Those are TOO CUTE!!

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    Hello, may I know if you also have a recipe for the yakisoba? :)

    Thank you!

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