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Homemade Takuan, Take 1

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Pickling | 1 comment

I made a batch of yummy homemade takuan, which I’ll probably eat before I can put it in a bento.

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Teriyaki Chicken Bento (584)

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese | 8 comments

A beautiful cedar bento box that I reviewed two years ago is now double the price! I use one of the tiers to pack a teriyaki chicken bento with a reminder that Japan still needs help!

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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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Review: Happy Tiffin Bento Box

Posted by on Jan 28, 2011 in Beef, Bento, Blog News, leftovers, Products, Reviews | 12 comments

Happy Tiffin sent me two of their stainless steel bento boxes to review. See what I think of their Oval Office bento box and see what I had for lunch today.

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Soba Bento

Posted by on Jan 18, 2011 in Bento, Japanese, Vegetarian | 9 comments

With dinner plans tonight for Ruth’s Chris, I’ve got to eat conservative today and go with a lot of power foods to fill me up! See an old picture of me from 1987.

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Tribute Bento for Avatar the Bunny

Posted by on Jan 7, 2011 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken | 11 comments

It’s the Year of the Rabbit, so expect this to be the first of many bunny themed bentos. Sadly, this first one is a tribute bento to a dearly departed pet…

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Quick Karaage Bento

Posted by on Dec 20, 2010 in Bento, Chicken, Japanese | 4 comments

My Christmas Party Bento causes me some emotional strife, but still makes it into the CasaBento Christmas contest! Yay! See a quick karaage bento.

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Christmas Party Bento

Posted by on Dec 15, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Chicken, Christmas, Contests, Japanese, Kids, Party, Winners | 13 comments

My Christmas party bento entry for CasaBento’s contest and Baby Girl’s party is full of Christmas spirit! Find out who won the Lock & Lock bento boxes!

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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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Happy Girl’s Day!!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Charaben, Childrens Day, Kids, Pork | 20 comments

March 3rd is Hinamatsuri, making today Girl’s Day! See the bento I make to honor girls of four different nationalities in food form and find out how I did it!

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