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Bento Hiatus & AllThingsforSale Winner

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Baking, Contests, Food, Winners | 4 comments

Bento laziness has struck me as summer begins and my interest in fancy cake making continues to reach ridiculous proportions. Find out who won the bento giveaway!

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Happy Birthday Baby Girl!

Posted by on May 24, 2011 in Baking, Kids, life | 12 comments

My little girl is growing up so fast! She turned 7 last week and to celebrate we threw her a big party with friends, a water slide, and a big castle cake.

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9th Anniversary FFXI Cake

Posted by on Apr 12, 2011 in Baking, FFXI | 12 comments

See my entry in the 9th Anniversary Final Fantasy Fan Art Contest. Featuring Goobbue, Cait Sith, Moogle, Bomb, Mandragora, 3 leeches, and a gobbie.

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The Cake That Was On Fire

Posted by on Apr 4, 2011 in Baking | 23 comments

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Edible Book Contest and this year I decided to do a cake based on the Hunger Games. It’s my first time working with fondant!

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2010 Halloween Wrap-Up

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in Baking, Halloween, Spam | 7 comments

My Halloween 2010 wrap-up with jack-o-lantern spam musubis, a bucket of trouble over some yummy but frustrating gourmet caramel apples, and pumpkin carvings.

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Sweet Cheeks (LOST Cookies)

Posted by on May 19, 2010 in Baking, LOST Bentos | 14 comments

What do you serve your friends and family for dessert at a LOST Series Finale viewing party? Why, some Sweet Cheeks, of course! See how I made these Sawyer cookies!

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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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An In-Flight Bento from Ajira Airways

Posted by on Feb 16, 2010 in Baking, Beef, Bento, Chicken, LOST Bentos | 13 comments

If you were flying on Ajira Airways and ordered a bento, what would arrive on your tray table? See what I think they’d serve on board and see my Valentine’s Day food.

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Onigiri Treats

Posted by on Jan 5, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Baking, Blog, Charaben, Just for Kids, Winners | 17 comments

Turn your leftover stew into a pretty little bento!

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The Trouble with Truffles

Posted by on Jan 4, 2010 in Baking | 61 comments

Over the course of the last year, I discovered that I am not only cursed in eggs, but in cooking in general. Things just seem to happen to...

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