My Bento Box: Part II

Yesterday I posted my interest in Bento Box Lunches. And today, I followed up by going to my local Wal-Mart where I found all I needed to get started on this new eating venture.

Now, I don’t claim or even pretend to be a Food Artist. I knew before I started that I wouldn’t be winning any Food Blogger of the Year Awards with this one. But I still wanted to give it a try.

Bento lunches are attractive to me because I love putting together something healthy yet inexpensive. I love playing with my foods. I love portion … read the rest. . .

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My Bento Box: Part I

Lately, I’ve been seeing food and mommy bloggers talk about Bento Boxes. I’m late to the party, so I don’t have all the details. But what I’ve seen, I like.

Bento is a lunch form that originated in Japan. My brief research indicates that “Bento” means:

  • A packed lunch, typically consisting of healthy items rather than fast food.
  • Food styling. That is, creating art with your food to make it visually appealing.
  • The container itself.

Most Bento lunches are designed for young school children. Moms send them off with themed lunches like sandwiches cut into cookie cutter shapes, boiled eggs … read the rest. . .

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Mojo Food Challenge

One of my favorite channels is, of course, the Food Network. And my favorite shows are “Food Network Challenge” and “Cupcake Wars”. I love seeing how other chefs create tastes and presentations.

I never intended this Blog to have a focus on recipes. I always thought it would be just me. Getting through life. And sharing my ridiculous stories with whoever cared to read them. But when some of those stories began in my kitchen, I noticed something. You paid attention.

I love cooking. I love baking. Creating. Decorating. And you like hearing about me setting off the fire alarm … read the rest. . .

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