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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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Ikebana International Bento Demonstration

Posted by on Jan 23, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Classic, Fish, Japanese, Just for Kids, Pork | 12 comments

After eating a delicious bento lunch from Natsunoya Tea House, I did a bento demonstration for the nice ladies of International Ikebana Honolulu Chapter 56.

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Tiny Mandragora Bento

Posted by on Jan 17, 2011 in Bento, Charaben, Features, FFXI, Fish | 17 comments

With some quail eggs sitting in the fridge, I come up with an FFXI-themed way to get rid of them. Watch out or they’ll Dream Flower you while you eat!

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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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Salmon and Tempura Bento

Posted by on Oct 19, 2010 in Bento, Fish, Japanese, Kids, leftovers, Shrimp | 4 comments

See a super fast traditional-looking bento lunch made in just three minutes using leftover salmon and leftover shrimp and vegetable tempura! Yum!!!

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Watermelon Sammies Bento (517)

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Fish, Garden, Just for Kids, Kids, Sandwich | 7 comments

I’ve finally made some progress with Baby Girl, so I decided to step up the cute a little with some cheese watermelon slices on top of her sandwiches!

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Crab Somen Salad Bento

Posted by on Jun 21, 2010 in Bento, Fish, Japanese, Kids, life | 6 comments

Read about what I’ve been up to lately besides coming up with cute food and take a look at the yummy, cold somen salad I had with crab, perfect for summer heat!

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Zojirushi Mini Bento Giveaway

Posted by on Jun 4, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Chicken, Contests, Details, Fish, Products, Reviews | 291 comments

Win one of Zojirushi’s gorgeous new mini bento sets, complete with a thermal jar, two side dishes, chopsticks, and a matching bag!

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Teri-Q Salmon Bento & Giveaway

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken, Contests, Details, Fish | 46 comments

Win a bottle of my Aunty Joy’s famous teriyaki sauce, now called Teri-Q and sold by her company Taste of Joy Hawaii. Comment with a little story about your favorite aunty!

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May Day Bento (486)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Bento Hoodlums, Fish, Pork | 12 comments

With May Day coming up on Saturday, it’s time to pay tribute to this special Hawaiian holiday with a bento with a fish sausage lei in it! Plus, see a bento for Mr. Pikko.

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