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Jan. 23rd, 2005 @ 12:11 am The Secret May Be Out
If you mix sloppy joe meat into a cooking pot of beef ramen noodles, and let the water boil off some, you get a dish that tastes eerily like Hamburger Helper.
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Jan. 19th, 2005 @ 09:41 am Experimenting
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I just recently started experimenting with top ramen. What I did last night was outrageously wonderful!!!

I don't know how much of everything I put it... but I added lemon juice, vinegar, and soy sauce to the water (we'll say 1 Tblsp soy sauce, 1 Tblsp lemon juice, 1/2 tblsp vinegar.) Then I added chopped up mushrooms, yellow bell pepper, carrots, and onions. After it boiled then I added the noodles and the flavour pack (roast beef this time). Oh man it was sooo good!!!
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Colour Splash Slippers
Jan. 14th, 2005 @ 04:22 pm Koyo Ramen (MSG-Free)
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A little while ago, someone asked if there was any ramen out there without MSG. I gave a little history behind the MSG, and pointed out that Westbrae made a ramen that used Kombu powder instead of MSG, but they were hard to find and expensive. I can get them for $2.19/package, and no, the package is no larger than the Nissin or Maruchan ramen you can find in the supermarket for about twenty cents.

Koyo Ramen, however...Collapse )
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Nov. 16th, 2004 @ 10:52 am Kikkoman
Current Mood: amusedamused
Not quite ramen, but soy sauce often goes with ramen:

Kikkoman, like you've never seen it before (flash animation, with audio).
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Sep. 27th, 2004 @ 03:56 pm (no subject)
I tried the ramen and eggs thing the other night... I think I did something wrong.

I boiled the water, put in the noodles, set the time, cracked 2 eggs into the pot, stirred occasionaly, waited for the 3 minutes to pass, added the chicken flavor packet, drained some of the water, and tasted it. It was gross. Am I just not an egg-ramen person or did I do something horribly wrong?

Even ramen is too complicated for me. :(

PS anyone have any cup noodle recipes or is that too far fetched? :)
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Sep. 24th, 2004 @ 11:15 am MSG...
Anyone ever found instant ramen that doesn't have MSG? I suspect that if there is, it costs more and I might as well just buy normal pasta. But I thought I'd ask, because I have a sick love for instant ramen.
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Sep. 24th, 2004 @ 05:39 am just did this half an hour or so ago
so i'm poor and have been lovin up to the ramen (safeway recently had a sale of a flat of ramen for a little over a buck and a half/8cents a packet), but there's only so much of that little packet of magical flavor that i can take (especially when it's a whole flat of the same flavor, and i'm nearing the end of the flat). plus, i've been sick. so this time instead of the magic flavorful goodness, i chopped in a couple cloves of garlic and added them for the last minute of noodle cooking. serve as is. garlic is great medicine, the ramen is a decent and mild carbohydrate, so it's probably really good for if you're sick and too poor for chicken noodle, tho i'm no expert.

sauce and SPAM: some of the more potentially obvious stuff, but good stuff nonethelessCollapse )
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Sep. 24th, 2004 @ 03:57 am Ramen Art
Batman and...

Even Bruce Wayne gets the urge sometimes.
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Sep. 20th, 2004 @ 12:14 am Ramen recipe database

There are lots of odd recipes in the database (click the All Recipes link), so don't be surprised.
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Easily distracted
Sep. 16th, 2004 @ 07:20 pm (no subject)
One of my favorite meals in college:
-veggie burger
-pepper jack cheese
Cut the veggie patty and cheese into pieces, mix with cooked ramen, microwave to melt cheese.

Now I have become more sophisticated. Lunch a couple of days ago:
-ramen (chicken flavor)
-baby spinach
-black beans
Pour boiling water over ramen to cover. Add some beans and cover the bowl with spinach to keep warm as it cooks. Spinach will wilt slightly. Mix.
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