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Shiso Onigiri Bento

Posted by on Jan 12, 2013 in 2013 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Vegetarian | 3 comments

An almost vegetarian bento with purple shiso onigiri and fresh fruits and veggies.

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Fried Green Tomatoes Bento

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Vegetarian | 8 comments

This was my first time trying fried green cherry tomatoes in a bento.

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Soba Bento

Posted by on Jan 18, 2011 in Bento, Japanese, Vegetarian | 9 comments

With dinner plans tonight for Ruth’s Chris, I’ve got to eat conservative today and go with a lot of power foods to fill me up! See an old picture of me from 1987.

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Tomato Basil Penne Bento

Posted by on Jan 10, 2011 in Bento, Italian, leftovers, Vegetarian | 13 comments

My sister-in-law gave me a great simple recipe to use up our excess grape tomatoes and it makes for a very fast, tasty, and easy bento lunch as well!

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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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Egg Sandwich a la Desmond

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Charaben, LOST Bentos, Sandwich, Vegetarian | 9 comments

Tonight marks the return of Desmond after an astounding NINE week absence from LOST. To celebrate, I’ve made a Desmond sandwich bento from The Constant.

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Shamrock Bento

Posted by on Mar 17, 2010 in Bento, St. Patrick's Day, Vegetarian | 15 comments

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and therefore it’s time to celebrate with a green bento! Read how I made these simple green shamrocks out of cheese and food coloring!

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Kwon Musubis (LOST Bento #7)

Posted by on Mar 16, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, LOST Bentos, Pop Culture, Vegetarian | 18 comments

With my appetite still not back, I decided to top my meager two musubi lunch with the Kwons, Jin and Sun. Here’s hoping that they get reunited on the show soon!

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Cheese Froggies Bento (466)

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Charaben, Easter, Japanese, Vegetarian | 10 comments

I have to take a not-so-sick Buddy in with me to work for a couple of hours and so I pack up a matching charaben soup bento for him with a new thermal jar.

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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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