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Yakiudon Bento (482)

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Kids, Pork | 13 comments

I finally got the Nikyoro bread bento box from J-List, take a look at what I packed in it and what I thought about it! Find out how it measures up size-wise!

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Flowery Onigiri Bento

Posted by on Apr 7, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Easter, Just for Kids, Pork | 9 comments

Easter is over, but it’s still a great time for spring themed bento boxes. Since flowers were the most popular suggestion in my contest, here they are!

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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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Sheep Bento and Spring Contest

Posted by on Mar 8, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Details, Easter, How-To, Pork | 136 comments

Enter to win a bento prize packet for your Spring themed bentos and take a look at how I made this cute little sheep bento from a scrapbooking magazine!

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Happy Girl’s Day!!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, Pork | 20 comments

March 3rd is Hinamatsuri, making today Girl’s Day! See the bento I make to honor girls of four different nationalities in food form and find out how I did it!

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Sakura Hello Kitty Bento (460)

Posted by on Feb 25, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, Pork, Sanrio | 30 comments

Nothing says ‘girl’ more than the world’s favorite kitty cat, Hello Kitty! This version of her has three pink sakura flowers adorning her ear instead of a ribbon!

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Football Bento (437)

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in Bento, Pork, Sports | 16 comments

With Superbowl XLIV just around the corner, it’s time to make some football bentos! If you pack lunch for a football fan, try these football shaped onigiri with cheese laces.

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Tonkatsu Bento and Haiti Fundraiser

Posted by on Jan 14, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Details, Everyday Lunches, Pork | 47 comments

Susan Yuen of Hawaii’s Bento Box Cookbook and Adventures in Bentomaking team up to help raise funds for the American Red Cross’ efforts to provide aid in Haiti!

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

Posted by on Dec 2, 2009 in Bento, Christmas, Pork | 5 comments

…it’s time for Christmas bentos! 😀 After the Halloween and Thanksgiving bunch of seasonal bentos, having holiday themed...

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His and Her Bentos (407)

Posted by on Oct 29, 2009 in Bento, Pork | 3 comments

Once again I use a recipe from Easy Japanese Cooking: Bento Love. Take a look at the two quick and easy bento lunches I made for myself and Mr. Pikko.

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