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Turkey Croquette Bento

Posted by on Aug 22, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Everyday Lunches, Sandwich, Turkey | 2 comments

Turkey croquette is a relatively new dish in our family household, but tastes oh so good! See what I packed to go along with it and what is up with Costco prices lately?

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Brown Bag Meeting Bento

Posted by on Aug 21, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 1 comment

What should a dieter on Weight Watchers take to a brown bag meeting? A bento made of all Core foods, of course!

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Steamed Opakapaka Bento

Posted by on Aug 20, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 6 comments

A big steamed fish brings back old memories of eating dinner at my grandparent’s house and now makes it into my bento. What’s the big deal about the carrots and celery?

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Sunday Bento & Obon

Posted by on Aug 19, 2007 in Bento, Kids, Pork | 0 comments

Bento are supposed to be for being on the go, but I made this one for the kids to eat at home just for fun. See the crab hot dogs and tulip hot dogs I made for them!

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3 Bento Day & Store

Posted by on Aug 17, 2007 in Bento, Sushi | 9 comments

Today is Admissions Day, the day that Hawaii became the 50th state. It’s also check-ins at UH Manoa which means that starting...

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Spare Ribs Bento

Posted by on Aug 16, 2007 in Bento, Pork | 1 comment

This stuff stinks like crazy while cooking, but it’s all worth it in the end. Read about Grandma J’s tender, tasty spare ribs and see how I arranged it for my lunch!

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Oven Baked Chicken Bento

Posted by on Aug 15, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches | 3 comments

Kewpie mayo is a specially flavored mayonnaise that tastes great on top of oven baked chicken! Watch a video from a hip bon dance in the mountains of Kona.

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Leftover Chinese Bento

Posted by on Aug 14, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Beef, Blog, Chicken, Chinese, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 3 comments

Take a look at what is quite possibly the ugliest bento I have ever made. Hopefully it remains that way and I never have to have another like this to haunt me.

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Shrimp & Avocado Salad Bento

Posted by on Aug 13, 2007 in Bento, Shrimp | 3 comments

As I mentioned last week, we took a trip to Kona this weekend. It broke the wallet to be sure, but was definitely worth it to take a...

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Shoyu Chicken Wings Bento

Posted by on Aug 10, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, leftovers | 2 comments

Shoyu chicken wings take up a whopping three points each piece! What goes into the rest of this bento to help offset things? How did Baby Girl do on her first day of preschool??

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