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Rotisserie Chicken Bento

Posted by on Jul 21, 2011 in Bento, Kids, life | 8 comments

Back to school soon! We’re buying school supplies and trying to get them into bed earlier than usual to prep for school routine. It will be Buddy’s first day in kindergarten soon!

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How to Make Kamaboko Carp

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Tutorials | 5 comments

Got a little boy celebrating Boy’s Day today? Make him some cute flying carp for lunch or dinner to help bring some festivity to the meal! Happy Boy’s Day 2011!

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Vegetable Tempura Bento

Posted by on Mar 7, 2011 in Adult Bentos | 4 comments

Some leftover vegetable tempura makes a delicious bento lunch the next day, even though it’s not crispy anymore! Sides include corn and edamame, yum yum!

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Filet Mignon Bento

Posted by on Feb 15, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Kids, leftovers | 11 comments

With some extra delicious leftovers from my Valentine’s Day dinner, I pack the most decadent bento I’ve ever made in the last four years! Om nom nom!

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (525)

Posted by on Oct 12, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese, Kids, leftovers | 4 comments

Teriyaki chicken is the main part of this four part bento lunch, but ahi poke and some delicious ume on rice also make up the other yummy portions!

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Teriyaki Teddy Bento (514)

Posted by on Jul 6, 2010 in Charaben, Yum-Yum Bento Box | 24 comments

See a quick bento I made and then read about how my first three book signings went.

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Crab Somen Salad Bento

Posted by on Jun 21, 2010 in Bento, Fish, Japanese, Kids, life | 6 comments

Read about what I’ve been up to lately besides coming up with cute food and take a look at the yummy, cold somen salad I had with crab, perfect for summer heat!

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Mac and Cheese Bento, Part Deux

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in Bento, Chicken | 10 comments

For three days in a row, Baby Girl has requested Mac & Cheese bentos. Take a look at number two and see if you can spot any difference between them!

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Mac and Cheese Bento (505)

Posted by on Jun 8, 2010 in Bento, Kids, Turkey | 8 comments

Baby Girl finally adds something new to her summer fun menu when we see a box of Easy Mac at Costco. See what else is packed on the side for her to eat.

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Breakfast Bento

Posted by on Jun 7, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Just for Kids, Turkey | 2 comments

See the bento I ended up eating for breakfast when Baby Girl rejected my charaben. With the exception of the hot dogs, this looks like a traditional Japanese breakfast!

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