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Fresh Recipes for Adorable Lunches

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On Sale: February 05, 2013
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Oh, boy—obento! These yummy, healthy lunches are all the rage in Japan, where mothers create them as expressions of love for their children. With Yum-Yum Bento Box, Crystal Watanabe and Maki Ogawa devote an entire cookbook to these delicious and adorable meals for all ages! Learn how to craft your favorite foods into a variety of shapes—from caterpillars, cars, and puppy dogs to pretty flowers, princesses, and kitty cats.
 
Yum-Yum Bento Box features chapters on Cuties & Critters, Fairy-Tale Friends, and Special Day Treats, plus a handy shopping guide, easy recipes for mini snacks, general tips and tricks, and so much more. Stop wasting money on pre-packaged lunches—and start making beautiful, healthy bentos!
 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Hello, Obento! An Introduction to Japanese Lunches
Packing a Bento Box
Bento Boxes, Tools, and Accessories
Ingredients for Happy Faces
Cuties & Critters
     Baby Bear
     Caterpillar
     Chickens
     Eek! A Mouse!
     Fluffy Lamb
     Frogs
     Guardian Angel
     Hawaii Sun
     Hungry Fishy
     Kitty Cat & Goldfish
     Miss Octopus
     Piggy Burgers
     Polar Bear
     Retro Girls
     Sandwich Cuties
     Sunbathing Crabs
     Teddy Bear Grilled Cheese
     Tiger Cubs
     Walruses
Fairy-Tale Friends
     Enchanted Forest Friends
     Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail
     Goldilocks and the Three Bears
     I’m Bringin’ Home a Baby Bumblebee!
     The Ladybug Picnic
     Little Elves
     Little Red Hen
     Little Red Riding Hood
     Magical Spring Flowers
     Mushroom Friends
     Musubi Man
     Peter Pan
     Redheaded Princess
     Secret Garden
     Teeny Tiny Polar Bear
     Three Little Pigs
     Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
Special Day Treats
     Autumn Leaves
     Beach Party Hot Dog
     Best Friend Bears
     Birthday Present
     Boy’s Day
     Car Trip
     Christmas Penguins
     Early-Bird Omelet
     Easter Baskets
     Girl’s Day
     I ❤ You
     Pancake Mouse
     Pizza Party!
     Rainy Day Umbrellas
     Sailboat
     Snow Day
     Sports
     Summertime Sammies
     Sunny-Side Up
Additional Recipes for Mini Snacks and Save-It-for-Later Lunches
How to Make a Hatching Chick
Shopping Guide
Glossary
Metric Conversion Chart
Acknowledgments
Praise

Praise

“Move over, brown bags. Bento box lunches are prettier, eco-friendly and just plain fun.”—Working Mother

“Jazz up your child's lunch box with cute little bento that are easier to make than you think.”—Mother Nature Network

Yum-Yum Bento Box is too cute for words.”—Modesto Bee

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