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Happy New Year 2008!!

Posted by on Jan 1, 2008 in Japanese | 12 comments

Happy New Year 2008! See what yummy stuff I eat to ring in the new year: fried mochi! Most people eat it with kinako, but I love it with just sugar and soy sauce!

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Oven Baked Chicken (163)

Posted by on Dec 28, 2007 in Chicken | 4 comments

Yesterday I started my new job at UH and it was a very nice first day! All the people that I met are great individuals and my boss is the...

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Stuffed Aburaage (162)

Posted by on Dec 20, 2007 in Pork | 4 comments

Yesterday morning my cousin Jennifer e-mailed me to say she’d missed her flight to Honolulu and that she needed to find a hotel to...

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On On Leftovers (161)

Posted by on Dec 19, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

After having my first 8 course meal at On On Restaurant, we take home some leftovers.

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Beef Stroganoff Bento (160)

Posted by on Dec 18, 2007 in Beef, Bento | 2 comments

Last night we had beef stroganoff, which I really love. Still, this was a really rough bento to pretty up because it’s appearance in...

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps Bento (159)

Posted by on Dec 17, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 5 comments

Costco chicken lettuce wraps with carrot sticks are a nice way to use leftover rotisserie chicken in a low-carb way!

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PBJ Sammiches Bento (158)

Posted by on Dec 14, 2007 in Bento, Sandwich | 5 comments

I’m at home all morning with Baby Girl as she woke up with a fever. This afternoon we’re having my goodbye coffee hour at...

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Meatball Bento (157)

Posted by on Dec 13, 2007 in Bento, Chicken, Kids | 2 comments

Buying meatballs from Costco means using the same food in a bento every which way you can think of. Read about what Baby Girl did at the preschool Christmas pageant!

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Pot Roast Bento (156)

Posted by on Dec 11, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 0 comments

Pot roast always presents a bit of a challenge in a bento, find out what I did to distract from the poopy brown colors.

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Beef Broccoli & Party Leftovers (154 & 155)

Posted by on Dec 10, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

See two bentos made from leftovers, one from a party with food catered by Tanioka’s.

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