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Salad Kit Bento

Posted by on May 7, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Salad | 0 comments

When the kids eat up all the fish I was going to pack, I decide to make a salad kit, which has a ready-to-assemble salad and a whole tier of fruit salad as well.

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Children’s Day Bentos!

Posted by on May 5, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Just for Kids, Sandwich | 1 comment

It’s Children’s Day! Time to make two little bentos for my kids to help them celebrate the occasion. Each gets some of their favorite foods.

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Tonkatsu Bento

Posted by on May 4, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

Turns out Price Busters has bento boxes if you search through every aisle long enough! I picked up two Hello Kitty ones!

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Miso Pork Bento with Soba

Posted by on May 3, 2007 in Adult Bentos | 1 comment

This healthy looking lunch is full of some delightfully charred miso pork.

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Teriyaki Beef Bento

Posted by on May 2, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 2 comments

Wanting to avoid packing rice, I stick with a lot of veggies including cucumber kim chee, tsukemono, grape tomatoes, and fishcake.

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Meat Loaf Garden Bento

Posted by on May 1, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

Turn your boring meat loaf leftovers into a pretty garden bento by using green beans as blades of grass with carrot flowers!

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Miso Pork Salad Bento

Posted by on Apr 30, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Food, Pork, Salad | 1 comment

After the hefty food of our zoo picnic bento, I make a healthy salad topped with sliced miso pork and some gorgeous avocado slices.

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Spam Musubi Bento for Zoo

Posted by on Apr 29, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bentos, Blog, Picnic, Pork | 1 comment

With a trip to the zoo planned and a desire not to pay $2 per spam musubi, I cook up a big picnic lunch. See what else I packed up to eat for a picnic lunch.

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