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Mapo Tofu Bento

Posted by on Jan 16, 2008 in Bento, Pork | 5 comments

Grandma J’s delicious mapo tofu is always a welcome sight come lunchtime for me, except for today. Find out what happened to this bento and the poor box it came in.

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Roast Chicken Bento (165)

Posted by on Jan 8, 2008 in 2008 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Pikko | 2 comments

A roast chicken bento made from leftover rotisserie chicken from Sam’s Club is quick and easy to make. See the photo I was lucky enough to get with Colt Brennan himself!

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Veggie Burger Bento

Posted by on Jan 7, 2008 in Bento, Sandwich, Vegetarian | 3 comments

With bad news being delivered about the fate of the University of Hawaii football team, I don’t have much enthusiasm for lunch, but make a fast bento anyway.

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Posted by on Dec 3, 2007 in Bento, Chinese, Pork | 2 comments

See a photo of me and Baby Girl at the Hawaii vs Washington football game with our game faces on! Read about the bento I made with my favorite char siu!

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Game Day!!

Posted by on Dec 1, 2007 in Kids | 0 comments

See a video of Buddy getting psyched up for the UH vs Washington football game!! He’s got the team spirit and his own UH football. He’s ready to go! GO BOW!

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Christmas Tree Sandwich Kit Bento (151)

Posted by on Nov 29, 2007 in Christmas | 4 comments

Wild, screaming children make for a hectic morning, but a Christmas-themed sandwich bento helps to soothe the nerves.

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Pork Tofu Bento

Posted by on Nov 26, 2007 in Everyday Lunches | 0 comments

This two tiered pork tofu bento is missing something important… Also, check out some exciting photos from the 2007 WAC Championship football game!

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UH Spam Musubis

Posted by on Nov 12, 2007 in Pork | 2 comments

See the spam musubis I make for an exciting UH football game against Fresno State and hear about the scary concussion that Colt Brennan got late in the game.

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Costco Fried Rice Bento (139)

Posted by on Oct 29, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Blog, Chicken, Everyday Lunches, Kids | 2 comments

A Costco chicken goes a long way and makes for a great filling in fried rice when added with fresh veggies. Find out how our trip to the pumpkin patch went!

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Costco Bento (131)

Posted by on Oct 15, 2007 in 2007 Bentos, Everyday Lunches, Pasta, Sandwich, Turkey | 3 comments

A nearly all Costco bento is made when they’re sold out of rotisserie chicken. See what items I put in here and find out why Mr. Pikko and I were screaming in our house.

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