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Devoid of Inspiration Bento

Posted by on Jan 21, 2011 in Bento, Kids, life, Pork | 19 comments

After unfortunately falling asleep early with the kids, I woke up with a blank bento brain and ended up just making a lunch without any real center attraction.

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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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200K Bento Contest – Vote!

Posted by on Feb 5, 2009 in Bento, Contests | 20 comments

I received 24 wonderful, creative entries for my bento contest celebrating my 200k hits. Then I looked at my counter today and thought,...

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Teri Beef (268)

Posted by on Oct 27, 2008 in Beef | 6 comments

I didn’t get a chance to read my camera’s manual this weekend like I wanted to and didn’t get to carve my FFXI pumpkin...

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (236)

Posted by on Jul 2, 2008 in Bento, Chicken, Sushi | 6 comments

There’s a little bunny peeking out of my teriyaki chicken bento! Being back on Weight Watchers means that I have to be careful of what I bring to the monthly office potluck.

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Curry (227) & Bento Contest!

Posted by on Jun 12, 2008 in Beef, onigiri, Restaurants | 8 comments

On Tuesday we decided to eat dinner from Curry House or Coco Ichibanya. I am a really big fan of Japanese curry and I really had no idea...

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Tonkatsu (204)

Posted by on Apr 9, 2008 in Bento, Chicken, Kids, Pork | 5 comments

I type this with blurry eyes. Buddy woke up at 4:15 AM, asking for “chicken and rice” since he didn’t eat much dinner...

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Chicken Tofu (143)

Posted by on Nov 2, 2007 in Bento, Chicken | 3 comments

The highlight of my day came this morning. I was just about to lie back and fall asleep on the way in to work when Kanoa Leahey (we listen...

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Oven Baked Chicken Bento (128)

Posted by on Oct 10, 2007 in Bento, Chicken, Shrimp | 0 comments

Done in just 20 minutes, this bento with fried rice and oven baked chicken was a nice change from time-consuming bentos. Fan Festival is just over a month away!

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Bento #100!!!!!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2007 in Bento, Charaben, Sushi | 18 comments

Inspired by a Japanese bento site, I make my 100th bento to a cute ocean theme with hot dog crabs and octopi, carrot fish, kamaboko starfish, and even furikake sand!

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