Tag Archives: Bento

Sushi, Shrimp and Inari Bento

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bento 38

Tomorrow’s lunch is another help from the grocery store lunch.  I know, I keep cheating.  But it makes my life easier, and right now that’s good.  Plus I was dying for inari the other day so I stopped and picked some up.  Continue Reading →

Yellow Flowers Bento – Inspired by Golden Kiwi

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bento 37

I’ve always wanted to do a series of bentos inspired by different colors, but it’s so hard to find things in season to do them all in a row.  Tonight when I was shopping I saw golden raspberries AND golden kiwi (I didn’t even know there WAS such a thing) and since I had made from scratch mac and cheese leftovers at home, I figured tonight was the perfect night to make a golden yellow bento.

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Tuna Noodles Bento in my new Frigoverre

Tomorrow’s lunch is leftover tuna noodles in my new Frigoverre glass container. I’ve heard people rave over these containers, and I like the idea of glass over plastic. Continue Reading →

Morel Mushroom Alfredo Bento

If you’ve never had fresh Morel mushrooms before, you haven’t truly lived. When I was a kid in Iowa, we used to go “mushroom hunting” every spring. These babies are so tasty that a true mushroom hunter NEVER divulges their favorite spots. BTW – if you have never been mushroom hunting, make sure you have a knowledgeable guide. Morels are pretty different looking than other mushrooms, but you don’t want to get the wrong kind of ‘shroom.

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Chicken Salad Cucumber Cup Bento

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bento 28

For tomorrow’s bento, I took an idea I saw in an appetizer cookbook and made it my own.  These cucumber cups were really easy to make. Continue Reading →

Lamb and Bruschetta Butterfly Bento

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bento 27

I didn’t have a plan for today’s bento other than the fact that I had bread, tomatoes, and basil that were approaching the end of their useful lives.  Then when I was at the gym, it popped into my head…bruschetta!!! Continue Reading →