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nicoteena 12:22am, 9 April 2006
Does anybody know how long food could sit in a bento without refrigeration? I am considering taking bentos to school instead of Mr Bento but I don't eat for about 2.5 hours till after I get on campus and I'm wondering if it'll spoil in that time.
veggiekitty Posted 16 years ago. Edited by veggiekitty (member) 16 years ago
I've let mine sit all day before, heh. When made on days I don't have school they may sit from noon til' whenever I get hungry(3-6 hours?) and on school days it'll be about 2-3 hours.
I guess it's all a matter of how tight the box is, or what's in it. Like I've packed ramen before and it's awful cold so not too good in a bento versus other noodles like soba and udon which taste pretty good regardless of temp. Though I'm sure if you wanted really hot food a microwave friendly bento box would work, if you have access to a microwave of course.
Not sure if any of that helped at all, heh.
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