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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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Whale Friends Bento (427)

Posted by on Jan 8, 2010 in Bento, Food, Recipes, Turkey | 35 comments

Think wraps make for boring bento fodder? Think again! Add some cute to your lunch with two simple cheese whales. Recipe for smoked turkey included!

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Gingerbread Man Bento (420)

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in Bento, Christmas, Recipes | 14 comments

Run, run, as fast as you can, you can’t catch him, he’s the gingerbread man bento! See a sketch of mine and learn why it’s really good to have a bento plan.

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Salmon Pasta Bento (348)

Posted by on Apr 20, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Garden, Pasta, Recipes | 18 comments

Some leftover salmon pasta fills one square in my pink four section box. Also, a garden update!

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Mochiko Chicken Bento (315)

Posted by on Feb 24, 2009 in Bento, bentorial, Chicken, Recipes | 16 comments

This week is the last week to enter my Furikake Frenzy drawing! I’ve only gotten 4 entries in it (sniffle, sob, whine) so chances...

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Shaped Spam Musubi Bento (290)

Posted by on Jan 17, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Garden, Just for Kids, Kids, Pork, Spam | 10 comments

I made shaped spam musubis, but it was pretty hard to get the nori on them!

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Tonkatsu Stars (265)

Posted by on Oct 21, 2008 in Pork | 7 comments

Writing this post today made me realize that I’m only 35 bentos away from bento #300. That’s insane! I’ll have to start...

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Spam Musubi

Posted by on Aug 8, 2008 in Uncategorized | 89 comments

Tired of gas costs slicing into your food budget? Need a way to cut costs? A can of Spam on sale is about $1.88 now, it’s obvious...

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Teriyaki Wasabi Salmon Bento (174)

Posted by on Feb 1, 2008 in Bento, Fish, Recipes | 2 comments

Last night was the season premiere of LOST and I have to admit that I was very happy with what I saw. Last season was such a drag to watch...

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Mochiko Chicken (114)

Posted by on Sep 19, 2007 in Chicken | 3 comments

As I mentioned yesterday, I had Mochiko Chicken marinating. I’m going crazy with too much to do, so I’m going to keep...

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