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Football Bento (437)

Posted by on Jan 25, 2010 in Bento, Pork, Sports | 16 comments

With Superbowl XLIV just around the corner, it’s time to make some football bentos! If you pack lunch for a football fan, try these football shaped onigiri with cheese laces.

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Spaghetti Balloons Bento (281)

Posted by on Dec 22, 2008 in Everyday Lunches | 0 comments

A quick spaghetti bento with “hapa noodles” has balloons and flowers.

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Mapo Tofu (250)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2008 in Pork | 3 comments

This past weekend was rather fun-filled. We attended the first home UH football game against Weber State University and went to the zoo...

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Mapo Tofu & Egg Woes (240)

Posted by on Jul 15, 2008 in Chicken, Pork | 11 comments

My apologies for the long absence, but I have been out sick since last Friday due to a nasty infection from a certain male toddler living...

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Mapo Tofu Bento (221)

Posted by on Jun 3, 2008 in Everyday Lunches | 10 comments

Want to see the amazing prize packet being offered up for my 100K Bento Contest?

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Ramen Strikes Again!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2008 in Korean, Ramen, Restaurants | 2 comments

See what a “mini” Korean bbq plate looks like and find out what I ate at a restaurant in Mililani called Genki Ramen. Find out what happened with Baby Girl at the allergist.

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Mapo Tofu Bento

Posted by on Jan 16, 2008 in Bento, Pork | 5 comments

Grandma J’s delicious mapo tofu is always a welcome sight come lunchtime for me, except for today. Find out what happened to this bento and the poor box it came in.

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Mapo Tofu Bento (127)

Posted by on Oct 9, 2007 in Bento, Pork | 5 comments

See a quick bento made from one of my favorite Grandma J dishes, mapo tofu. Find out what’s different about her version and hear what football cheers Baby Girl made up.

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Mapo Tofu with Beef Broccoli Bento

Posted by on Aug 8, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Chinese, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 2 comments

With three kinds of leftovers, I’ve got a yummy bento filled with mapo tofu, beef broccoli, and yakisoba. Can you spot the two little bears I put in for cute factor?

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Mapo Tofu Bento

Posted by on Jun 26, 2007 in Bento, Pork | 2 comments

My ultimate mother-in-law (she’d kick your MIL’s ass in a cooking contest for sure) made us beef broccoli and her version of...

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