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how to make a radish mushroom

June 21, 2009 characters
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I made this for Totoro parade bento, but I realized that I hadn’t done a how-to on this! This may look difficult but it’s a very adorable decoration to your kyaraben. [How to make a radish mushroom and Mario mushroom] – radish – *seaweed for Mario mushroom – small fruit knife

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how to freeze carrot flowers

June 16, 2009 basics
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I had to get to work really early today, so no bento blog. >_< But instead, I’m going to show you how to make bento making less hectic in a busy morning. I’ve done “how to make vegetable flowers” before, but it’s a time consuming process, especially in the morning. I used to buy baby carrots, because I didn’t have to cut it into a […]

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how to make sweet n’ sour pickled radish

May 31, 2009 basics
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My boyfriend and I were supposed to go to Boston for his niece’s 2nd birthday party this weekend, but we had to cancel it because his sister had another baby girl! We are so excited for his sister and her family. Since we weren’t going to Boston, we were able to attend the birthday party of one of my old friends from my art school. […]

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How to make a snowflake

December 14, 2008 characters
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It’s been quite warm in NYC this winter (we only got some flurries a week ago or so) but despite the warm winter and bad economy, you still can feel festivity in the air! So, I’m going to do something wintery today. There are so many food artists out there who can carve intricate amazing looking sculptures out of vegetable or fruit, but it takes […]

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How to make vegetable flowers

November 30, 2008 bento
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Flat vegetable flowers are great for dressing up your bento to finish up. Put them on broccoli, on rice, on sandwiches, etc… anywhere you want. It adds a nice finishing touch and will definitely cutify your bento. Carrot flower: – Carrrot – Cheese for #2 (optional)

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