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Ikebana International Bento Demonstration

Posted by on Jan 23, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Classic, Fish, Japanese, Just for Kids, Pork | 12 comments

After eating a delicious bento lunch from Natsunoya Tea House, I did a bento demonstration for the nice ladies of International Ikebana Honolulu Chapter 56.

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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: Red Riding Hood Bento Box

Posted by on May 14, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Contests, Details, Products, Reviews, Shrimp | 107 comments

Read my review of a Little Red Riding Hood bento box from Kir de Vries and enter to win one yourself by looking at their site and telling me which one you like!

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May Day Bento (486)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Bento Hoodlums, Fish, Pork | 12 comments

With May Day coming up on Saturday, it’s time to pay tribute to this special Hawaiian holiday with a bento with a fish sausage lei in it! Plus, see a bento for Mr. Pikko.

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Baby Shower and a Beary Yummy Cake

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums, Party | 15 comments

With an office baby shower on the calendar, it’s time to bust out the rice molds and nori punches to make a cute baby girl themed platter of onigiri!

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Easter Somen Salad Bento

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Easter, Fish, Japanese, Kids, Videos | 25 comments

Similar to the bird’s nest bento I made in January, this nest is filled with tiny decorated quail eggs. Watch a video showing how I make a somen salad Easter themed!

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Easter Bunny Bento Videos

Posted by on Mar 18, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Easter, How-To, Kids, Videos | 42 comments

Watch my first bento tutorial videos as I show you how to make a cute Easter Bunny charaben and then show how I make the lunch. Feedback wanted!

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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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Pink Animal Invasion

Posted by on Sep 4, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Just for Kids, Sandwich | 18 comments

Cute up your egg salad sandwiches with some little animal cutouts!

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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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