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Rib Salad Bento and Announcements

Posted by on Dec 8, 2010 in Bento, Blog News, Contests, Kids, leftovers, Pork, Winners | 6 comments

I’ve got a rather unusual lunch today: rib salad with baked beans and corn on the side! Read about who won my latest giveaway and learn about my new blog.

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Lock & Lock Giveaway

Posted by on Dec 7, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Bento Box, Contests, Details, leftovers, Products, Reviews | 130 comments

Find out how you can win one of two sets of Lock & Lock two-tier bento box sets with matching zipper bag and chopsticks! Deadline December 10.

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Salmon and Tempura Bento

Posted by on Oct 19, 2010 in Bento, Fish, Japanese, Kids, leftovers, Shrimp | 4 comments

See a super fast traditional-looking bento lunch made in just three minutes using leftover salmon and leftover shrimp and vegetable tempura! Yum!!!

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Basil Daisies Spaghetti Bento

Posted by on Oct 15, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Italian, Kids, leftovers, Pasta, Recipes | 11 comments

See a quick addition to spaghetti in the form of cheese to make my lunch a little bit more cheerful with minimal effort. Also, a recipe for fresh garlic bread.

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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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Mochiko Chicken Bentos

Posted by on Sep 29, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Just for Kids, leftovers, Yum-Yum Bento Box | 10 comments

See two mochiko chicken bentos that I made really quickly in the morning for me and Baby Girl, using fresh fruits and veggies for a nice, quick pop of color.

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Breakfast Bentos

Posted by on Sep 13, 2010 in Bento, Breakfast, leftovers, Pork | 5 comments

See two breakfast bentos I made for Baby Girl and Baby J during a summer fun sleepover and hear what new addition in my home makes life easy.

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Bento Central and Korean Leftovers

Posted by on Jan 7, 2010 in Beef, Bento, Korean, leftovers | 19 comments

A bento “newspaper” called Bento Central is born. Take a look at a beautiful Hakoya bento box bought at J-List, filled with Korean takeout leftovers!

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Chili Bento, Moo Cards, and Pickled Mango

Posted by on May 27, 2009 in Beef, Bento, Kids, leftovers | 15 comments

I’ve packed a large bento with soup, salad, fruit, and Zippy’s chili in my Mr. Bento. Check out my cool new Moo cards and also watch how I made a batch of pickled mango!

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Angel Bento (346)

Posted by on Apr 16, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Charaben, Korean, leftovers | 11 comments

I added a cute cheese and bologna angel to my Korean leftovers bento.

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