Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Bento Italiano


Well, it looks like I'm still getting back into the bento groove...

Tomorrow's lunch is pan-grilled chicken tenderloins, a couple mushroom ravioli, and sauteed zucchini, with fresh raspberries and blackberries for dessert.

There's definitely not enough color or contrast in the main box :P

Most of my bento tools are still packed up in boxes (and are unlikely to be seen any time soon since we're moving when our lease is up due to our ridiculously loud upstairs neighbor--I think all but the essentials are just going to stay in the boxes), so I'm going to have to think more about color for decoration.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Market Fresh


Sunday is Farmers' Market day here, which means I get great fresh local goodies for my Monday lunch.

Tomorrow, a mixed-greens salad with fresh red and golden raspberries, blackberries, and orange segments, topped with Craisins and walnuts.

Bento...maybe not quite. But I'm still looking forward to my fresh lunch.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Cakee Bites ZOMGFTW


Hello all, and yes, I know, It's been a while...But I'm back...at least as regularly as I have ever been;) Since I last posted I've moved to a new city and started a new job. It's been a busy few months

I had a birthday recently, and a friend gifted me what has to be the next big thing in the dessert world.
Cakee Bites.

Ho-lee-cow.

That was (verbatim) my first thought as I bit into a red-velvet Cakee Bite. They're not just mini-mini-cupcakes or cupcake balls or donut holes. They're dense and rich and best slightly cool. They're a whole new thing. And the perfect size for a bento box.

Unfortunately, mine didn't last long enough to make it into a bento, so no in-situ pics. This time, at least.