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Simple Ham Sammie Bento

Posted by on Apr 4, 2012 in Bentos | 4 comments

A quick ham and cheese sandwich makes for a nice, light sandwich bento with home grown veggies!

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Mini Teri Beef Bento for Buddy

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Just for Kids, Kids | 2 comments

Buddy gets a little bento with onigiri, strips of teri beef, and fruits and veggies but then wreaks havoc on the box after lunch.

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Pork Cutlet Bento

Posted by on Sep 27, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Classic, Pork | 2 comments

Pack a pork cutlet bento really fast with ready made pickles stored in your fridge!

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Paprika Chicken Bento & Buddy’s Fame

Posted by on Sep 19, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Kids | 8 comments

Buddy’s in a pretty awesome commercial in Japan and I’ve got a quick paprika chicken bento to show you guys as well!

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Chicken Soboro Bento

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Classic, Japanese | 3 comments

This classic bento has chicken soboro, sweet scrambled eggs, and bright green sugar snap peas on top of a layer of hot rice. Mmmm!

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Steak Bento and a School Lunch Experience

Posted by on Sep 8, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Beef, Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Italian, Pasta | 0 comments

A quick steak bento comes out of a Labor Day party and we try out the school lunch for Baby Girl’s 2nd grade picnic.

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Butter Yaki Bento

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Everyday Lunches | 2 comments

Butter yaki is one of the most delicious vegetable heavy dishes I make at home and so I packed whatever I had left for lunch today.

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Two Home Lunches

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Just for Kids | 2 comments

Baby Girl had a field trip, so I made the kids spam musubis at her request and packed them in a bag that Grandma J gave her.

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Site Renovation

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Bentos, Blog | 9 comments

Welcome to the new Adventures in Bentomaking! I’m very sorry that you came here while I’m under massive reconstruction! Please...

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Pink Panda Bento

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Bentos, Charaben, Fish | 14 comments

Two cute little pink panda girl onigiri smile up from a lunch made up of tuna patties and yummy little fruits! Girl’s Day (Hinamatsuri) is now only two days away!

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