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Steamed Opakapaka Bento

Posted by on Aug 20, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish | 6 comments

A big steamed fish brings back old memories of eating dinner at my grandparent's house and now makes it into my bento. What's the big deal about the carrots and celery?

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Oven Baked Chicken Bento

Posted by on Aug 15, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 3 comments

Kewpie mayo is a specially flavored mayonnaise that tastes great on top of oven baked chicken! Watch a video from a hip bon dance in the mountains of Kona.

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Leftover Chinese Bento

Posted by on Aug 14, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Chicken, Chinese, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 3 comments

Take a look at what is quite possibly the ugliest bento I have ever made. Hopefully it remains that way and I never have to have another like this to haunt me.

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Shoyu Chicken Wings Bento

Posted by on Aug 10, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 2 comments

Shoyu chicken wings take up a whopping three points each piece! What goes into the rest of this bento to help offset things? How did Baby Girl do on her first day of preschool??

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Tamagoyaki Attempt #3

Posted by on Aug 9, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Everyday Lunches, hilo | 3 comments

With lots of egg failure behind me, I give a third try to tamagoyaki. Will I succeed this time? Plus, hear about the goodies I'm going to get to eat from Y's Lunch Shop in Hilo!

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Mapo Tofu with Beef Broccoli Bento

Posted by on Aug 8, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Chinese, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 2 comments

With three kinds of leftovers, I've got a yummy bento filled with mapo tofu, beef broccoli, and yakisoba. Can you spot the two little bears I put in for cute factor?

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Sun, Moon, & Stars Bento

Posted by on Aug 7, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Pork | 6 comments

My entry for the Bento Challenge's Space theme this week is a Sun, Moon, & Stars bento. Find out what's inside this colorful bento that only cost me 2 points!

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Gyoza & Onigiri Bento

Posted by on Aug 3, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Pork | 2 comments

Ajinomoto brand pork gyoza is my favorite frozen gyoza brand, especially since it's fried with water instead of oil! See what else is in this bento that came out to 5 points!

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Ebi Curry Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Aug 2, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Kids, Pasta, Shrimp | 2 comments

Marukai sells tons of easy-prep packets for dishes such as this Ebi Curry Spaghetti dish. See how it turned out when I make a bento to take with me to a car shop!

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Mahimahi Bento and 10k!!!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Boxes, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Kids | 3 comments

Adventures in Bentomaking passes 10,000 hits! See what I packed in a bento with some leftover mahimahi in it and get an update on Baby Girl's preschool progress.

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