Tag Archives: Tuna

Elizabeth’s Bento

The day before she was due to take the plane back home to Ohio, my sister said that she needed to buy something to eat during the flight because apparently they don’t serve food anymore on local flights.  What?!  It seems that for … Continue reading

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Tuna Helper

I remember when Hamburger Helper first hit the shelves in the supermarkets.  My mom thought it was a cool idea; easy for her and filling.  She also thought Tuna Helper was pretty good because she regularly made tuna casseroles.  After … Continue reading

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Bento a la Carnivore

The problem with my kitchen is that, in the 80s, the owners of the house bought top of the line, fashionable, electric, black and stainless steel appliances to compliment their quality but dark, real wood, kitchen cabinets.  Over 30 years later, the … Continue reading

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Big MacTuna

Busy Saturday!  A rush through the open market for eggs and veg, the hardware store and two supermarkets.  By the time we got back at 1:00 p.m. Jade, having home-worked all morning, was starving to death.  We all like tuna … Continue reading

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Easy Bento Box Fillers

I think the best fillers I’ve ever tasted in bento boxes were Japanese; flavors and colors complimenting each other.  However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have an attractive, appetizing box using whatever you normally eat or have on hand. … Continue reading

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Doing Jade’s Bento

A lot of things were going on today.  There was the dentist, the veterinarian, the pharmacy, the market, the fishmonger, the supermarket, M. Parret and a rebellious gas grill.  I won’t bore you with the details but amid all this to-ing and … Continue reading

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Tuna Salad

This salad should really be called “refrigerator salad” as I put it together with odds and ends from the refrigerator.  I just wanted to use my supermarket, green plate for something 🙂 Tuna Salad Roquette 1/2 can solid tuna in … Continue reading

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