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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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Event: Demo and Book Signing at Kodomo No Matsuri

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Events | 0 comments

I’m going to be doing a bento demonstration and book signing at Hilo Hongwanji next month, so if you didn’t get a chance to come to my signing back in 2010, please stop by to say hi!

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Making Mini Breakfast Mummies

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Features, Tutorials | 0 comments

Make Halloween breakfast a little bit brighter with these cute little wrapped sausages!

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Tutorial: Making Halloween Kitty Cats

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Tutorials | 0 comments

Find out how to make Halloween kitty cats for some spooky sandwiches!

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Halloween Kitty Cat Sandwiches

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Charaben | 0 comments

Check out the black cat grilled cheese sandwiches I made for lunch today!

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Tutorial: Making Cheese Eyeballs

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Tutorials | 0 comments

Learn how to make nice, round eyes for your charaben out of American swiss cheese.

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Bloody Eyeballs Bento

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Features, Halloween | 0 comments

Who’s ready to eat some bloody eyeballs served over spaghetti guts for lunch?

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Tutorial: Carrot Jack-O-Lanterns

Posted by on Oct 19, 2015 in Tutorials | 0 comments

Find out how you can carve carrot slices into cute jack-o-lanterns without needing a cutter!

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Pou Bento

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in Charaben | 1 comment

My kids are playing this weird game called Pou, so I made a “poupy” charaben for Buddy.

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Halloween Sammies Bento

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Charaben | 0 comments

Purple taro bread makes a perfect background for Halloween Cutie sandwiches!

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