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Fall Teriyaki Ahi Bento

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in 2012 Bentos, Blog, Classic, Fish | 2 comments

See a fall themed teriyaki ahi bento with orange rice and colorful pickles.

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Fried Tilapia Bento and Monbento Box Review

Posted by on Aug 28, 2012 in 2012 Bentos, Blog, Classic, Features, Fish, Products | 2 comments

Read my review of the French-designed monbento box and see the yummy tilapia bento I made in it.

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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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Eyeball Bento

Posted by on Oct 25, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Fish, Halloween, Kids, leftovers | 5 comments

With gusty winds and two pumpkin-crazed kids, we brought home a hefty load of pumpkins. See my gross eyeball bento, inspired by an Indy movie!

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A Bento Tragedy and Two Salmon Bentos

Posted by on Oct 14, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Bento Box #50, Blog, Classic, Everyday Lunches, Fish | 11 comments

I had a really beautiful piece of salmon in my bento this morning, but alas, it was not meant to be. Find out the tragic end for this truly yummy looking lunch.

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Salmon Veggie Bento

Posted by on Jul 28, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Fish | 9 comments

Here's a simple KUT bento with canned salmon with olive oil mayo and fruits and veggies on the side.

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Maki Sushi Bento (270)

Posted by on Nov 7, 2008 in 2008 Bentos, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Garden, Sushi | 3 comments

I make some California maki sushi for lunch along with some ume cucumber sushi, one of my favorites! Help me find out what the mystery plant in my garden is!

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Teriyaki Ahi and Tofu Steak Bento (109)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Box #50, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish | 1 comment

Yum yum! Teriyaki ahi and a nice tofu steak make this bento a delight for your tummy!

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Mahimahi Bento and 10k!!!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Boxes, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Kids | 3 comments

Adventures in Bentomaking passes 10,000 hits! See what I packed in a bento with some leftover mahimahi in it and get an update on Baby Girl's preschool progress.

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Tuna with Celery Bento

Posted by on Jul 30, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Box, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Fish | 0 comments

I've been having a craving lately for tuna fish and celery sticks, so that's what's for lunch today.

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