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Pork Shiso Rolls Bento

Posted by on Apr 10, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Classic, Pork | 2 comments

Using the pork shiso rolls I made last week, I packed a bento for myself last Friday. Find out what the subject of my newest blog is.

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Bento Recipe: Pork Shiso Rolls

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 in Features, Japanese, Recipes | 17 comments

Read a step-by-step photo tutorial of how I made those pretty pork rolls for the picnic lunch for Baby Girl from last month. Shiso leaves add a really tasty punch!

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Tonkatsu Bento #4,524

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Japanese, Kids, Pork | 8 comments

My umpteenth tonkatsu bento has three little onigiri and some fresh produce from our garden. Can you guess which of these things we grew ourselves?

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Asian Food Grocer Review and Giveaway

Posted by on Apr 5, 2011 in Contests, Details, Products, Reviews | 53 comments

Read my review of Asian Food Grocer’s service and products and enter for your chance to win one of two $20 coupon codes! Open to everyone! Ends on April 12, 2011.

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The Cake That Was On Fire

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Baking | 23 comments

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Edible Book Contest and this year I decided to do a cake based on the Hunger Games. It’s my first time working with fondant!

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (584)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese | 8 comments

A beautiful cedar bento box that I reviewed two years ago is now double the price! I use one of the tiers to pack a teriyaki chicken bento with a reminder that Japan still needs help!

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Nutella Breakfast Party

Posted by on Mar 29, 2011 in Reviews | 25 comments

Nutella and MommyParties chose me to be one of their Nutella Party hosts.

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How to Make Tiny Mandragora Eggs

Posted by on Mar 27, 2011 in Tutorials | 6 comments

Read this tutorial on how to create tiny mandragora heads from little quail eggs. It’s easier than you think!

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Review: Umami Micom Rice Cooker by Zojirushi, Part 1

Posted by on Mar 21, 2011 in Products, Reviews | 42 comments

Read Part 1 of my review on Zojirushi’s brand new Micom Rice Cooker with Umami Setting and Fuzzy Logic Technology. Part 1 covers basic rice and features.

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Faux Four-Leaf Clover Bento

Posted by on Mar 19, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 10 comments

I packed some leftovers from one of Ming Tsai’s recipes from his new cookbook and you won’t believe how long the title of this dish is! I’ve included a radish four leaf clover!

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