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Tango No Sekku Bento

Posted by on May 5, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Chicken, Childrens Day | 22 comments

Today is Tango No Sekku, or Boy’s Day! See the kamaboko carp that I made for lunch today and hear what Buddy’s reaction to the lunch was. The Bento Hoodlums return!

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Daisies Spaghetti Bento (483)

Posted by on Apr 19, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Beef, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Easter, Everyday Lunches, Italian, Just for Kids | 18 comments

ZAM’s Mog House Decorating Contest has me very busy, so I packed a quick spaghetti lunch and dotted it with little cheese daisies to brighten things up.

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Yakiudon Bento (482)

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Kids, Pork | 13 comments

I finally got the Nikyoro bread bento box from J-List, take a look at what I packed in it and what I thought about it! Find out how it measures up size-wise!

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Baby Shower and a Beary Yummy Cake

Posted by on Apr 15, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums, Party | 15 comments

With an office baby shower on the calendar, it’s time to bust out the rice molds and nori punches to make a cute baby girl themed platter of onigiri!

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Mr. Cluck’s Bento Shack

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Bento, Bento Hoodlums, Chicken, LOST Bentos | 7 comments

With a Hurley episode airing tonight, I pay tribute to his old employer and current fried chicken franchise. Also, the Bento Hoodlums have returned!

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Flowery Onigiri Bento

Posted by on Apr 7, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Easter, Just for Kids, Pork | 9 comments

Easter is over, but it’s still a great time for spring themed bento boxes. Since flowers were the most popular suggestion in my contest, here they are!

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Egg Sandwich a la Desmond

Posted by on Apr 6, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Blog, Charaben, LOST Bentos, Sandwich, Vegetarian | 9 comments

Tonight marks the return of Desmond after an astounding NINE week absence from LOST. To celebrate, I’ve made a Desmond sandwich bento from The Constant.

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Ab Aeterno – LOST Bento 9

Posted by on Mar 30, 2010 in LOST Bentos | 18 comments

Richard and Isabella will now live on in bento form, with a nori cutout of them together.

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Sesame Choy Sum Recipe

Posted by on Mar 29, 2010 in Bento Hoodlums, Easter, Pork, Recipes | 14 comments

Check out the cute bento my niece made for her Japanese class, see the latest Hoodlums adventure, and get a recipe for some yummy sesame choy sum, great for bento!

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Easter Somen Salad Bento

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Easter, Fish, Japanese, Kids, Videos | 25 comments

Similar to the bird’s nest bento I made in January, this nest is filled with tiny decorated quail eggs. Watch a video showing how I make a somen salad Easter themed!

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