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Sado Island Travel and Bento Lunch

Today I have the second in my 2017 series of travel photos and bento inspired by my trip to Japan. I am sharing photos from Sado Island and a Toki, (Japanese Crested Ibis) made from cheesy mashed potatoes. The Toki … Continue reading

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3 Saint Patrick’s Day Lunches

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Are you looking for fun and easy food to celebrate the Irish and all things green and shamrock? Well, you came to the right place. I have 3 new ideas this year (Shamrock Potato Salad, Shamrock … Continue reading

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Niigata Travel and Bento Lunches

I was on vacation in Japan from December 28, 2016 until January 24, 2017. When I returned from my last trip to Japan in 2014 I shared travel photos with themed bentos inspired by my trip. I will do the … Continue reading

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Hinamatsuri Food Art

This year for Hinamatsuri (Girls Day) I was inspired by this. Emperor: Face – Cheddar Cheese with food marker details, hair – spinach, hands – Cheddar cheese, baton – orange Cheddar cheese, body – green bell pepper, crown – food … Continue reading

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March Lion or Lamb Lunches

This is my 6th consecutive year to make Lion or Lamb themed food for the beginning of March. Since I like lambs it is natural for me to make lamb / sheep themed food and crafts. These are simple meals … Continue reading

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The Grouchy Ladybug Book Lunch

This week I met a friend and her family at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. I was happy to take the opportunity to make another Eric Carle lunch. At the museum I was pleased … Continue reading

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Alien Pasta

This is an example of how to make leftovers (spinach linguini with garlic and olive oil and a little bit of pie crust) fun. It became an Alien / Space themed lunch. With the aid of cookie cutters you can … Continue reading

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