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Grilled Beef & Chowder Bento

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Kids, life, Pork | 3 comments

The Pikko family suffers the loss of a pet at the hands of Max. Today’s bento is filled with leftover grilled beef and some comforting corn chowder on the side!

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How to Make Kamaboko Carp

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Tutorials | 5 comments

Got a little boy celebrating Boy’s Day today? Make him some cute flying carp for lunch or dinner to help bring some festivity to the meal! Happy Boy’s Day 2011!

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Coloring Peeled Eggs for Bento

Posted by on Apr 29, 2011 in Tutorials | 4 comments

Not sure how to get brightly colored, peeled eggs for your bento? It’s easier than you might think, with just a few drops of food coloring and water being all you need!

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Review: Zojirushi Umami Rice Cooker Review, Part 3 and Giveaway!

Posted by on Apr 28, 2011 in Contests, Details, Products, Reviews | 278 comments

Read Part 3 of my review series on Zojirushi’s Umami Micom Rice Cooker/Warmer and find out how you can enter to win one of these for yourself!

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Easter Bunny Trio Bento

Posted by on Apr 21, 2011 in Charaben | 10 comments

See three smiling quail egg Easter bunnies in yellow, pink, and blue. Brighten up a spring lunch with these cuties with cheese ears and fish sausage noses!

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Review: Zojirushi Umami Rice Cooker, Part 2

Posted by on Apr 20, 2011 in Products, Reviews | 8 comments

Read Part 2 of my review on Zojirushi’s brand new Micom Rice Cooker with Umami Setting and Fuzzy Logic Technology. Part 2 covers brown and wild rice.

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Baby Chicks Bento

Posted by on Apr 19, 2011 in Charaben | 7 comments

Three baby chicks cheep for their mama to bring them food from a nest of leftover spaghetti!

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Easter Bento Ideas

Posted by on Apr 15, 2011 in Bento, Easter | 3 comments

Need some help planning cute bentos for next week in anticipation of Easter? Take a look at some of the past Spring themed lunches I’ve made in the past!

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Asian Food Grocer Winners

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011 in Bento | 4 comments

I’ve got a yummy curry bento with some fresh sugar snap peas I grew myself for lunch and announce the winners of the Asian Food Grocer giveaway!

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9th Anniversary FFXI Cake

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Baking, FFXI | 12 comments

See my entry in the 9th Anniversary Final Fantasy Fan Art Contest. Featuring Goobbue, Cait Sith, Moogle, Bomb, Mandragora, 3 leeches, and a gobbie.

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