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Egg Sandwich a la Desmond

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Charaben, LOST Bentos, Sandwich, Vegetarian | 9 comments

Tonight marks the return of Desmond after an astounding NINE week absence from LOST. To celebrate, I’ve made a Desmond sandwich bento from The Constant.

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Easter Roundup

Posted by on Apr 5, 2010 in Baking, Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Yum-Yum Bento Box | 6 comments

Another Easter has come and gone in the Pikko household. See the cool Easter eggs we colored, the cupcakes we ate, and my yearly batch of Jello eggs.

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Cullen-ary Arts, An Edible Book

Posted by on Apr 2, 2010 in Editorial | 26 comments

See how I made my First Annual UH Manoa Edible Book Contest entry: a giant Twilight Spam Musubi Book!

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Ab Aeterno – LOST Bento 9

Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in LOST Bentos | 18 comments

Richard and Isabella will now live on in bento form, with a nori cutout of them together.

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Sesame Choy Sum Recipe

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Pork, Recipes | 14 comments

Check out the cute bento my niece made for her Japanese class, see the latest Hoodlums adventure, and get a recipe for some yummy sesame choy sum, great for bento!

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Easter Somen Salad Bento

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Easter, Fish, Japanese, Kids, Videos | 25 comments

Similar to the bird’s nest bento I made in January, this nest is filled with tiny decorated quail eggs. Watch a video showing how I make a somen salad Easter themed!

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Tamagoyaki Chicks Bento

Posted by on Mar 25, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Easter, Shrimp | 16 comments

To keep the Easter bento theme going, I bust out an “old” but unused tamagoyaki mold that helped me shape my slices of omelet into cute little chicks!

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Rooster Bento

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Shrimp | 14 comments

I have one more spring themed charaben to make from the Piece Talk templates of an old Scrapbooks Etc. magazine and cock-a-doodle-doo, it’s a rooster bento!

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Locke Spaghetti – LOST Bento #8

Posted by on Mar 23, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Bento Hoodlums, Italian, LOST Bentos, Pasta | 10 comments

It’s Tuesday and therefore time for another LOST bento. This time I’ve chosen to take my scissors and carve out the likeness of John Locke. Or is it Flocke??

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Introducing the Bento Hoodlums

Posted by on Mar 22, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums | 19 comments

With the original Pikko coming to an end, I console myself with the arrival of some new toys: The Bento Hoodlums! Meet Kamaboko, Tonkatsu, and Wasabi!

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