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Guy Does Bento no. 2: Taco-couscous bento

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The guy steps it up with a riff on an Okinawan speciality, taco rice. continue reading...

The Guy Does Bento

This is a series of posts featuring bentos made by my spouse, aka The Guy. The Guy is not Japanese, didn't grow up with bentos (but loves the ones I make for him) and is somewhat tentative in the kitchen when he gets out of his comfort zone. See how he gets along in the world of bentos.

Bento no. 81: Bean sprout burger bento with favorites

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Bento contents:

Total calories (approx): 630 cal (how calories are calculated)

Time needed: 5-10 minutes to assemble in the morning from pre-made components

Type: Japanese, a perennial favorite continue reading...

A very Japanese spring vegetable bento

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Here’s a very Japanese, vegetable based spring bento from a few weeks ago. continue reading...

Everyday Lunches To Go

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An article that really gets what this site, and the book, are all about. continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Giraffe bentos for two little girls by Karaimame

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This week’s Great Bento Idea comes from a mom of 2 little girls in Finland, Karaimame! continue reading...

Great Bento Idea: Fall Comfort Food Bento

Fall Comfort Food Bento

A nice, simple fall comfort food bento that might give you some ideas for what to do with the leftovers from a certain feast day coming up soon… continue reading...