I mentioned a few bento-oriented staples to keep around in my previous post about maintaining variety in your bentos. I’ve just done a quick look around my kitchen, and here are the things I have stocked as staples that I bought or made with future bentos in mind, besides the things I’ve mentioned already.
Freezer - here I have quite a lot!
What are your favorite bento staples?
[Update:] Some great ideas in the comments - be sure to check them out. One new to me that I’ll have to try out - Zoe’s idea of using dressing mix as furikake! It’s also great to see how popular edamame has become. Just a few years ago I could only get it at Japanese groceries, and not even at all of them!
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