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Kim Chee Crab Sandwich Bento

Posted by on Aug 6, 2007 in Bento, Sandwich | 4 comments

I put kim chee crab salads into so many bentos that I needed a change. What better way to mix things up than to turn a delicious crab dish into a tasty sandwich!

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Store and Slideshow

Posted by on Aug 4, 2007 in Blog News, Kids | 10 comments

With the kids driving me crazy, I manage to get the Adventures in Bentomaking store up and running. See a cool slideshow I made of my bentos.

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Gyoza & Onigiri Bento

Posted by on Aug 3, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Pork | 2 comments

Ajinomoto brand pork gyoza is my favorite frozen gyoza brand, especially since it’s fried with water instead of oil! See what else is in this bento that came out to 5 points!

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Ebi Curry Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Aug 2, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Kids, Pasta, Shrimp | 3 comments

Marukai sells tons of easy-prep packets for dishes such as this Ebi Curry Spaghetti dish. See how it turned out when I make a bento to take with me to a car shop!

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Tonkatsu w/ Chicken Salad Bento

Posted by on Aug 1, 2007 in Bento, Bento Box, Pork | 2 comments

Check out this yummy tonkatsu bento chock full of fresh, healthy veggies and hear about my latest shopping trip to the Marukai 99 Cent Store and to Marukai Marketplace!

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Mahimahi Bento and 10k!!!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Boxes, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Kids | 3 comments

Adventures in Bentomaking passes 10,000 hits! See what I packed in a bento with some leftover mahimahi in it and get an update on Baby Girl’s preschool progress.

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Tuna with Celery Bento

Posted by on Jul 30, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Bento Box, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Fish, Fish | 0 comments

I’ve been having a craving lately for tuna fish and celery sticks, so that’s what’s for lunch today.

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Obon & Garden Update

Posted by on Jul 29, 2007 in Garden | 0 comments

It’s obon season again and we start off by attending the Wahiawa Ryusenji Soto Mission bon dance. See some garden update photos about my tomato plants.

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Pot Roast Pork Bento

Posted by on Jul 27, 2007 in Bento, Pork | 2 comments

Leftover pot roast pork snugs in next three healthy portions of rice, veggies, and fish in a bento. Find out what’s in the bottom layer and what’s so funny about it.

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Fukushima Ondo! (& Mochiko Chicken)

Posted by on Jul 26, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 0 comments

Here’s a simple mochiko chicken bento and a great obon festival find!

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