Category Archives: Bento

Leftover Greek Feast Lunch – with new handmade bento bag

Yes, I know. That looks like a random pile of leftovers. And that’s what it is really, except these are REALLY GOOD leftovers from a nice dinner out with my parents at a good Greek restaurant. We’ve got a little bit of Kotopita there (that’s what I had) and a bunch of lamb shank (that’s what Mom had) and a couple tiny bites of sea bass (that’s what Dad had). Also some pasta and roasted veggies that were on the side. Continue Reading →

Acini de Pepe with Pork and Wild Rice Sausage and Mushrooms Bento

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bento 45

Experiments are good. So is pork and wild rice sausage. This is my pork and wild rice sausage experiment. It was yummy so I’m taking some for lunch tomorrow.  Acini de Pepe pasta is usually used for salads or soups, it’s that round little pearl shape.  This wasn’t a salad or soup, but it worked well.  I imagine orzo or rice would also work well.  Read on for the recipe. Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter Pickle Sandwich Bento

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bento 44

Yes, this really is a Peanut Butter Pickle Sandwich.  And yes, I really will eat it for lunch.  In fact, I just finished one.

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Peanut Butter & Strawberry Sandwich Bento

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bento 43

Peanut butter is one of the most versatile in-a-pinch lunch staples ever invented. I’ve eaten all kinds of PB sandwiches. I thought it would be fun to do PB all week but different flavors with it. For tomorrow I’ve got Peanut Butter and Strawberry.
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Ham, Cheese-n-Egg Cup Bento

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bento 41

I ran across this recipe for Ham, Cheese-n-Egg Cups the other day and thought they’d be great for lunches, so I made some tonight.  I had one for dinner, and it was really good.  The kitties had one for dinner too, because I dropped one.  They ate theirs faster than I ate mine. Continue Reading →

Champagne Grape & Apple Salad with Cuban Pork Sandwich Bento

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bento 40

Check out those cute little teeny grapes!  They’re Champagne grapes.  Also known as Black Corinth grapes, they’re really sweet and fun to eat by themselves, but I thought they’d also be great in a salad. Continue Reading →