Pages Navigation Menu

Your source for bento tips, recipes, and ideas!

Recent Posts in Charaben

Recent Posts in Recipes

Most Recent Articles

My New Favorite Onigiri: Yukari

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Japanese | 6 comments

Yukari seasoned onigiri takes over as my favorite onigiri type! Yum yum!

Read More

Kindergarten Picnic Lunch

Posted by on Jan 3, 2012 in Picnic | 0 comments

When Buddy has a parent luncheon, I made more furikake chicken along with musubis for a delicious picnic bento.

Read More

Kalbi Bento with Side Salad

Posted by on Dec 22, 2011 in Adult Bentos | 0 comments

Kalbi beef cut into strips makes for easy eating and better presentation. See a bento I made with kalbi strips and a side salad.

Read More

Style Lunch Nature Bento Boxes

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 in Bento Boxes, Shopping | 7 comments

Take a look at these gorgeous three tier bento boxes from Bento&Co called Style Lunch Nature.

Read More

Kalbi with Scrambled Eggs Bento

Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Adult Bentos | 0 comments

Kalbi meat with sweet soboro eggs make for a very colorful and tasty bento lunch!

Read More

Vote in AllThingsforSale’s Bento Contest

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Details | 1 comment

Vote for the cutest bentos of the 15 finalists in AllThingsforSale’s bento contest on Facebook!

Read More

Another Soboro Bento for Buddy

Posted by on Dec 5, 2011 in 2011 Bentos, Everyday Lunches, Japanese, Just for Kids, Pork | 0 comments

I make another soboro bento for Buddy, this time using pork and adding some chopped imitation crab for the third color to go along with the green box.

Read More

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Posted by on Nov 29, 2011 in Blog | 3 comments

Wrap-up post of our Thanksgiving dinner for 2011, featuring a turkey by Mr. Pikko!

Read More