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Kindergarten Picnic Lunch

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in Picnic | 0 comments

When Buddy has a parent luncheon, I made more furikake chicken along with musubis for a delicious picnic bento.

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Kalbi Bento with Side Salad

Posted by on Dec 22, 2011 in Adult Bentos | 0 comments

Kalbi beef cut into strips makes for easy eating and better presentation. See a bento I made with kalbi strips and a side salad.

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Style Lunch Nature Bento Boxes

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 in Bento Boxes, Shopping | 7 comments

Take a look at these gorgeous three tier bento boxes from Bento&Co called Style Lunch Nature.

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Kalbi with Scrambled Eggs Bento

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Adult Bentos | 0 comments

Kalbi meat with sweet soboro eggs make for a very colorful and tasty bento lunch!

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Vote in AllThingsforSale’s Bento Contest

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Details | 1 comment

Vote for the cutest bentos of the 15 finalists in AllThingsforSale’s bento contest on Facebook!

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Another Soboro Bento for Buddy

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Everyday Lunches, Japanese, Just for Kids, Pork | 0 comments

I make another soboro bento for Buddy, this time using pork and adding some chopped imitation crab for the third color to go along with the green box.

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Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Blog | 3 comments

Wrap-up post of our Thanksgiving dinner for 2011, featuring a turkey by Mr. Pikko!

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Low Budget Bentos: Furikake Chicken for Three

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Just for Kids, Recipes | 4 comments

Get the recipe for furikake fried chicken and learn how I spent just $5 to make bentos for myself and my two kids.

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Furikake Salmon Bento

Posted by on Nov 20, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Classic, Fish, Recipes | 3 comments

Find out how to make a quick salmon bento by lightly flavoring the fish with furikake and then pan frying it in olive oil!

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Three Little Spam Bears Bento

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in Charaben | 1 comment

Here’s a quick mac and cheese bento with three spam bears on top!

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