Archive for the 'beans' Category

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Tocino and simit sesame bread lunches

Contents of preschooler lunch: Sesame bread (Turkish simit or Greek koulouri), Filipino pork tocino (sweet cured pork), grape tomatoes, wrapped cheese triangle, and Sabra roasted garlic hummus from Costco. This was from the first batch of tocino I’ve cooked (from a frozen package); it was sweet like longanisa sausage and Bug downed it happily (he […]

Published by Biggie on October 23rd, 2007 tagged bento, beans, meat, sandwich or wrap, lactose free, for kids | 9 Comments »

Seafood soup lunches

In an effort to get through my photo backlog before Bug’s first day of preschool on Monday, here are some remains of a lovely Peruvian meal from Fina Estampa restaurant in San Francisco. The standout was aguadito de mariscos, a shellfish soup with cilantro sauce, rice and white wine. I packed my soup in a […]

Published by Biggie on September 29th, 2007 tagged food jar, bento, beans, meat, rice, fish or seafood, soup or stew, for kids | 2 Comments »

Disposable lunches for airplane

I packed a couple of bento lunches in disposable containers for my in-laws’ airplane flight home after their visit. They’re a little busier than our normal lunches, but I’m pleased with the diabetic version for my father-in-law because of the limited food options for diabetics on airplanes. They tell me that they were the envy […]

Published by Biggie on September 26th, 2007 tagged bento, glutenfree, beans, curry, meat, salad, sandwich or wrap | 36 Comments »

Make-ahead lunch tips from Japanese magazine

A recent issue of Japanese cooking magazine Orange Page (529,447 circulation) featured a cover story on make-ahead bentos with zero morning prep aside from assembly. Now when they say make-ahead, they’re assuming that you have fresh rice, but you could also make this ahead of time and freeze in rice ball form or in the […]

Published by Biggie on September 18th, 2007 tagged bento, beans, eggs, meat, potatoes, poultry, rice, fish or seafood, tofu, leftover remake, tips | 27 Comments »

Chocolate chipotle rib lunches

This past weekend my husband pulled out the grill to smoke some chocolate chipotle baby back pork ribs a la Raichlen on Ribs, Ribs, Outrageous Ribs. Definitely not fast food when we made it, but the leftovers are. Don’t hesitate to make extra food on the evenings or weekends when you’re cooking anyway — the […]

Published by Biggie on August 3rd, 2007 tagged bento, beans, meat, Laptop Lunchbox | 6 Comments »

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