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Tonkatsu Bento #4,524

Posted by on Apr 6, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Japanese, Kids, Pork | 8 comments

My umpteenth tonkatsu bento has three little onigiri and some fresh produce from our garden. Can you guess which of these things we grew ourselves?

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Another Tonkatsu Bento

Posted by on Jan 26, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Blog, Japanese, Pork | 12 comments

I had some tonkatsu leftover in the fridge (again), so without anything to cook for lunch this morning, I pack another bento with it. This one has a whopping 11 points!

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Gingerbread Pals Bento

Posted by on Dec 9, 2010 in Charaben | 6 comments

Two gingerbread buddies prance along side-by-side in a tonkatsu bento for my first Christmas bento of the season.

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Review: CasaBento Box

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Adult Bentos | 12 comments

Read a review of a Meiji wooden bento box from CasaBento, Europe’s biggest bento shop. Find out what’s going on with Hilo Borders…

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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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Tonkatsu Bento and Haiti Fundraiser

Posted by on Jan 14, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Details, Everyday Lunches, Pork | 47 comments

Susan Yuen of Hawaii’s Bento Box Cookbook and Adventures in Bentomaking team up to help raise funds for the American Red Cross’ efforts to provide aid in Haiti!

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Tonkatsu Bento Buddies

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in Adult Bentos | 8 comments

I made lunch for myself and Mr. Pikko last Monday with leftover tonkatsu and that darned batch of kabocha that didn’t seem to ever go away!

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Mummy Bento (406)

Posted by on Oct 28, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Halloween, Pork | 13 comments

This onigiri is all wrapped up to look like a scary mummy for Halloween!

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Emoji Onigiri Bento (335)

Posted by on Mar 31, 2009 in Bento, Pork, Products, Reviews | 10 comments

What is emoji? Find out in my product review of a nori punch offered by From Japan with Love. See the different things that you can do with a versatile punch like this one.

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Frog Onigiri Bento (305)

Posted by on Feb 11, 2009 in Bento, Kids, Pork | 6 comments

If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to vote in my 200k Bento Contest! I’ve also got the Furikake Frenzy going on all this...

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