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Salmon Pasta Bento (348)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Garden, Pasta, Recipes | 18 comments

Some leftover salmon pasta fills one square in my pink four section box. Also, a garden update!

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Miso Chicken in a Gorgeous Bento Box

Posted by on Apr 17, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Classic, Products, Videos, Winners | 10 comments

Read my review of the gorgeous 2-tier cedar bento box available from Life Without Plastic, a company dedicated to ridding the world of wasteful plastics.

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Angel Bento (346)

Posted by on Apr 16, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Charaben, Korean, leftovers | 11 comments

I added a cute cheese and bologna angel to my Korean leftovers bento.

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Dharma Van Bento (Lost Bento 8)

Posted by on Apr 15, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Charaben, LOST Bentos | 7 comments

There are lots of things in Lost that just stand out and the bright blue Volkswagen van with the Dharma logo on the front was one of the most memorable.

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Miss Octopus Bento (344)

Posted by on Apr 14, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Animals, Beef, Bento Box, Blog, Charaben, Products, Sanrio | 11 comments

I use my new cutters to make a cute octopus charaben with bologna.

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Beef Sukiyaki Bento (341)

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Everyday Lunches | 14 comments

I bought this box because it had the look of the kind of bento boxes you see in restaurants, but yet not because all the compartments come out. Plus, it’s pink! Oo la la!

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Goodbye, My Baby (Lost Bento 6)

Posted by on Apr 3, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, bentorial, Blog, Charaben, Chicken, LOST Bentos | 12 comments

Kate’s teary goodbye to Aaron left me sobbing, so here he is sleeping in bed while she looks at him for what may be the last time as she goes back to the island.

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Smoke Monster Bento and Autograph

Posted by on Mar 25, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, LOST Bentos, Pop Culture | 15 comments

Before we learned about the Man in Black, the “Smoke Monster” was a “defense mechanism” according to Danielle, whatever that meant. See Smokie in nori paste form.

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Onigiri Bento Box Review (333)

Posted by on Mar 24, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Chicken, Classic, Korean, Products | 15 comments

Read my review of a beautiful onigiri bento box made by Hakoya and provided by Bento&Co, a French online bento store operated by a couple living in Kyoto, Japan.

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Hasty Bento (332)

Posted by on Mar 23, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, bentorial, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

Using leftover chicken cordon bleu “meatballs”, I make a hasty bento.

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