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Edible Lunch Box/Bag

No more mess!
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A lunch box made of an edible material. After you eat the lunch, you could eat the bag/box too! Saves time on messes. Except for chip bags as though... Perhaps the entire lunch should be made edible then...
friendless-person, Dec 03 2003

The Cornish Pasty http://www.alanrichards.org/cornish2.htm
for the non cornish amongst you [jonthegeologist, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

Quornish Pasties http://www.halfbake.../Quornish_20Pasties
for the vegetarian in you. [neilp, Oct 04 2004]

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       Just think about how much contact the exterior of a lunch box/bag has during the course of a day before lunch ...
Letsbuildafort, Dec 03 2003
  

       what Lbf said and you would have nothing to put tomorrow's packed lunch in.   

       now a lunch box that looked like a really big set of false teeth would be really neat!
po, Dec 03 2003
  

       you're just not chewing your current lunchbox long enough
luecke, Dec 03 2003
  

       The solution to the problem posed by Lbf is to put your edible lunch box/bag in a paper bag. Seems simple enough.
toiyabe, Dec 03 2003
  

       Or just eat an apple as your lunch.
krelnik, Dec 03 2003
  

       Even though I don't like this idea, it reminds me of sourdough bread bowls. Eat your soup, then finish off the bowl. Yum.
tchaikovsky, Dec 03 2003
  

       "Just think about how much contact the exterior of a lunch box/bag has during the course of a day before lunch ..."
Ah, but you could eat lunch in the park, then toss your bag on the ground for the birds and the squirrels...
phoenix, Dec 03 2003
  

       With no lunch box I wouldn't have ANY trace of my lunch after it is stolen by co-workers from the office refrigerator.
el observador, Dec 03 2003
  

       I'm full, would you like to eat my box?
Captain_Ignorant, Dec 03 2003
  

       Baked. Literally. This is what cornish pasties were for. The crimped egde along the top was for holding onto so that the mucky men eating them didn't get their lunch dirty. Sometimes there was even meat/veg filling in one end and fruit in the other end for desert.
squeak, Dec 04 2003
  

       Um... What's a cornish pastie...? Sorry, I'm a USian.
friendless-person, Dec 04 2003
  

       [friendless] see link for the delight that is the Cornish Pasty (or Pastie) depending on your choice.
jonthegeologist, Dec 04 2003
  

       [jtg] pasty singular, pasties plural.
neilp, Dec 05 2003
  

       *sigh* I miss cornish pasties.
k_sra, Dec 05 2003
  

       [k_sra] I had one on Wednesday, and they're not as good as you remember.
neilp, Dec 05 2003
  

       [tsuka], I was in a West Country pasty shop, in London Village.
neilp, Dec 05 2003
  

       ok, ok, you're ganging up on me now. I agree, there's nothing like a good old 'Edible lunch box' bought in the west country, eaten with scrumpy, with a face full of salty ocean.
neilp, Dec 05 2003
  

       the whole idea behind the lunchbox/bag is that it touches what you dont want your food to touch. i would never eat food that was rolling around in my backpack back in school. not to mention the issues of how sturdy a lunch box should be and how brittle your food should be.   

       thats all the complaining from me.
HalfwayHebrew, Dec 06 2003
  
      
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