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Okinawan Sweet Pork Bento, Take 2!

Posted by on Jan 7, 2012 in 2012 Bentos, Blog, Classic, Japanese, Pork, Recipes | 7 comments

I try the Okinawan style pork recipe again, adapting it for bento. This recipe is for a full dinner entree, I wouldn’t make this just for bentos!

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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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Bento Recipe: Pork Shiso Rolls

Posted by on Apr 8, 2011 in Features, Japanese, Recipes | 17 comments

Read a step-by-step photo tutorial of how I made those pretty pork rolls for the picnic lunch for Baby Girl from last month. Shiso leaves add a really tasty punch!

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Tuna Patties Bento

Posted by on Jan 11, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Classic, Fish, Recipes | 15 comments

This is my first day back on Weight Watchers in 2011 and I’ve cooked up some delicious tuna patties for today’s lunch and packed it with colorful veggies and pickles!

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Basil Daisies Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Italian, Kids, leftovers, Pasta, Recipes | 11 comments

See a quick addition to spaghetti in the form of cheese to make my lunch a little bit more cheerful with minimal effort. Also, a recipe for fresh garlic bread.

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Have you seen my minestrone? I lost it!

Posted by on Apr 27, 2010 in Italian, LOST Bentos, Pasta, Recipes, Vegetarian | 3 comments

LOST is a rerun this week, which is a total bummer for us LOSTies. Continuing with my LOST Finale Viewing Party food series, I present to you LOST Minestrone!

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Sesame Choy Sum Recipe

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Pork, Recipes | 14 comments

Check out the cute bento my niece made for her Japanese class, see the latest Hoodlums adventure, and get a recipe for some yummy sesame choy sum, great for bento!

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Crab Salad Nigiri Sushi

Posted by on Mar 5, 2010 in Bento, Japanese, Recipes, Sushi | 26 comments

Take a look at my edited version of crab salad nigiri sushi, made to fit into the office’s monthly potluck Green theme. Recipe for making your own included!

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How to Make a Football Musubi

Posted by on Feb 7, 2010 in How-To, Recipes, Sports, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Find out how to make a football musubi with my step-by-step instructions and photos. No mold needed, just some salt and saran wrap to form a great sports food!

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