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How to Make a LOST Spam Musubi

Posted by on Jan 30, 2010 in Tutorials | 26 comments

With the exciting premiere of LOST Season 6 happening tonight in Waikiki at Sunset on the Beach, I prepare Hawaii’s favorite hand-held food with a LOST theme.

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Bento Superbowl

Posted by on Jan 29, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, Sports | 3 comments

With a Saints bento for lunch yesterday, it’s only fair that I do a Colts bento, right? Read about how I made it and then vote for which bento you think would win the Bento Superbowl!

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Saints Bento Challenge

Posted by on Jan 28, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, Kids, Sports | 22 comments

If you’re a New Orleans Saints fan, then this is the perfect bento for you! See the third in my series of football bentos and find out what I used to make the helmet in food form.

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The Untimely Demise of Charaben

Posted by on Jan 27, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Vegetarian | 25 comments

What happens after the bento photos are taken and the cute creatures we create have to be eaten? Do they smile all the way to your mouth or scream in terror as they meet the end?

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Football Bento Part II

Posted by on Jan 26, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Sports | 10 comments

Another day closer to Superbowl and I’ve done another football bento, this time with a soboro bento. Find out what’s underneath the “astroturf” and how I colored it.

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Football Bento (437)

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in Bento, Pork, Sports | 16 comments

With Superbowl XLIV just around the corner, it’s time to make some football bentos! If you pack lunch for a football fan, try these football shaped onigiri with cheese laces.

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A Bento to Scream For and Fundraiser Winners

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Winners | 45 comments

Ice cream in a bento?! Don’t worry, it’s not what you think. See a charaben to scream for and find out who our lucky winners are for the Haiti Fundraiser/Bento Giveaway!

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Tulip Trio Bento (435)

Posted by on Jan 21, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Garden, Turkey | 23 comments

Three pink tulip flowers smile side by side on a bed of scrambled eggs. The Haiti Fundraiser comes to an end and read an update about Yum-Yum Bento Box!

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Last Day to Enter!

Posted by on Jan 20, 2010 in Details, Videos | 20 comments

This is your last chance to enter the Haiti Fundraiser / Bento Giveaway sponsored by myself and Susan Yuen. Watch a video of our brief interview on the morning news!

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KITV Charaben

Posted by on Jan 19, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Animals, Blog, Charaben, Garden, Turkey, Vegetarian | 18 comments

Take a look at two charaben that I made for my brief appearance with Susan Yuen on KITV News This Morning to help promote the Haiti Fundraiser/Bento Giveaway!

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