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Pork bun lunches

Contents: Steamed pork buns (baozi) and sauce, tangerine teriyaki tofu, edamame, cherry tomato, and pepperonata (roasted red peppers in rustic tomato sauce). Not shown: 100% raspberry juice cut with water in the bento set’s drink container. I got a package of the pork buns from my local Chinese bakery, but I’ve also seen them frozen […]

Published by Biggie on July 11th, 2007 tagged bento, beans, dumplings or buns, meat, pasta or noodles, tofu, lactose free, for kids | 22 Comments »

Burgers in flowerpot smoker, recipes

Last year for Father’s Day I made my husband a claypot “flowerpot smoker” as shown on Alton Brown’s TV show “Good Eats”. It’s basically a makeshift insulated smoker that could easily cost US$1000 if you bought a Kamado or Big Green Egg ceramic smoker- the benefits of this general type of smoker are the heat […]

Published by Biggie on July 6th, 2007 tagged bento, beans, meat, sandwich or wrap, tofu, lactose free, for kids, recipe | 21 Comments »

Wine bag holds lunch jar innards

Although I like my thermal lunch jars, the bulk and weight of the jars themselves keep me from using them as often as regular bento boxes. But when searching for the right container to hold today’s meal, I realized that there’s no reason not to use the internal containers on their own as little round […]

Published by Biggie on June 15th, 2007 tagged bento, beans, meat, pasta or noodles, thermal lunch jar, lactose free, vegetarian, for kids, tutorial or how to, tips | 14 Comments »

Pork sopes

Contents: Homemade pork sopes with refried beans, pork with chile verde, monterey jack cheese, salsa in the little sauce container and Greek yogurt in the squeeze bottle shaped like an egg (we’re out of crema). The portion to the left has a boiled egg shaped like a fish, cheese triangle, sugar snap peas, carrots and […]

Published by Biggie on May 17th, 2007 tagged bento, glutenfree, beans, corn tortillas or masa, meat, for kids | 31 Comments »

Peas and egg scramble lunches

Morning prep time: 8 minutes. Last night we had yakisoba (Japanese fried noodles with meat and veggies), so after dinner I pre-packed our boxes with the leftover noodles. This morning all I had to do was slice some fruit, and make a quick egg scramble with frozen peas to round out our lunches. Here’s Bug’s […]

Published by Biggie on April 25th, 2007 tagged bento, beans, meat, pasta or noodles, for kids, leftover remake, recipe, tips | 24 Comments »

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