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Teriyaki Turkey Burger Bento

Posted by on Jun 27, 2011 in Bento, Bento Box, Food, life, Turkey | 6 comments

Laugh with me (or at me) as I try to figure out this “Bagel Bento Box” that his ridiculous illustrations and find out what else I’ve been up to this summer.

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Oyako Donbunny Bento (546)

Posted by on Jan 13, 2011 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken, Japanese, leftovers | 17 comments

I do so love a good pun, so instead of Oyako Donburi, I have some… Oyako Donbunny! Hahaha! Having used chicken thighs, this one is big in points.

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Basil Daisies Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Italian, Kids, leftovers, Pasta, Recipes | 11 comments

See a quick addition to spaghetti in the form of cheese to make my lunch a little bit more cheerful with minimal effort. Also, a recipe for fresh garlic bread.

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Daisy Curry Bento (499)

Posted by on May 22, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Bento Box, Charaben, Contests, Winners | 4 comments

See my last entry in hapa bento’s May BOMB: a curry bento with sweet smiling daisies! Find out who won the Little Red Riding Hood bento box from Kir de Vries!

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Bunny & Bear Charaben

Posted by on May 17, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Pork | 11 comments

See a preview of a lunch that will appear in one of next month’s Hawaii Marukai newsletters, Irrashai. Keep your eyes on the lookout for the May 25th issue for my first one!

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Review: Hawai`i’s Bento Box Cookbook 2nd Course

Posted by on May 13, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Cookbooks, Reviews, Sandwich | 4 comments

Read my review of Susan Yuen’s Hawai`i’s Bento Box Cookbook Second Course, More Fun Lunches for Kids. See photos inside and a bento made from one of the recipes!

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Teri-Q Salmon Bento & Giveaway

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken, Contests, Details, Fish | 46 comments

Win a bottle of my Aunty Joy’s famous teriyaki sauce, now called Teri-Q and sold by her company Taste of Joy Hawaii. Comment with a little story about your favorite aunty!

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I don’t know how long this bento will last.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, LOST Bentos | 11 comments

Sayid is forever telling people that he doesn’t know how long the batteries will last, so he probably doesn’t know how long these sushi batteries will last either.

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Mr. Cluck’s Bento Shack

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Bento, Bento Hoodlums, Chicken, LOST Bentos | 7 comments

With a Hurley episode airing tonight, I pay tribute to his old employer and current fried chicken franchise. Also, the Bento Hoodlums have returned!

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Rooster Bento

Posted by on Mar 24, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Shrimp | 14 comments

I have one more spring themed charaben to make from the Piece Talk templates of an old Scrapbooks Etc. magazine and cock-a-doodle-doo, it’s a rooster bento!

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