Pork roast and summer sunsets (Bento #279)
After having dinner at my Mom’s house last night we went out back for some swimming and sunset watching. The swimming was good, my Husband’s daughter is in town and she showed us a bunch of tricks in the pool, but we weren’t fortunate enough to have a pretty sunset. But still, sitting out there on the dock, with a cup of hot coffee, looking out over the water is pretty awesome with or without a sunset.
This morning I scrambled to throw together some leftovers from our dinner last night to make myself a bento for work. The pork tenderloin and barley just had to be thrown in the Steeltainer box, making my life a lot easier. The only cooking I did was to boil the zucchini ribbons and carrot slices. I was even too lazy to get out the mandolin so I made the zucchini ribbons with my vegetable peeler. Works like a charm! Then I filled in the rest of the box with sliced cucumber and peaches.
After I went outside to take the picture I realized that I got my sunset after all. My weather beaten back porch could pose for an old dock any day. Combine that with the sunset colors of the peaches and carrots and I’d swear that those zucchini ribbons are really a palm tree swaying in the breeze.
On a less fanciful note, the Steeltainer snack bento giveaway is over. The winner has been contacted by email, as soon as I hear back from her I’ll make the official announcement. If you would still like to get your hands on a Steeltainer bento I’ve uploaded 4 different versions of Steeltainers to the bento store! There’s even a cute little round one! The Back to School sale is up through Aug 10th, 2012 so the new Steeltainers are 10% off.