the weekend I found a lunch box that looked like it
wanted to be a thermos. Inside were three containers,
two round and one sandwichlike. For six bucks, I couldn't
In the upper left we have miso
soup. Rather, what will become miso soup. The smaller
boxes contain miso paste and the topping that will turn
into seaweed & onions & tofu, just waiting for
hot water from the coffee machine to activate them.
Below them, in the bottom of the container, is a layer
of crushed rice sticks. I like to add a handful of these
to miso soup. Kinda kicks it up a notch.
In the upper right is a green
salad, with lettuce, mushrooms, and more of the
tomato my coworker gave me. The container has ginger
salad dressing from Benihana. That salad dressing is
At the bottom, chicken fried
rice in a shallow container. It's made even shallower
by the depression in its lid made to house the spoon
that comes with this set. (A spoon? How cutesy. But
I am eating soup today...) It has a little teeny
compartment for sauce or something, so I stuck three
edamame pods in there.