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11 Instant Ramen Hacks You Have To Try

The list gets a little abstract toward the end, but the first three concepts—grilled cheese, pizza and gnocchi—look like legitimate fun.

Terrifyingly Tasty Halloween Ramen

Black broth. Black noodles. Black sheets of nori. Black garlic oil. Black everything—it's a bowl of midnight ramen.

Make Yourself a Ramen Pot Pie

This is basically just chicken pot pie with ramen in it, but why not?

Innovating Organic Recipes on the Farm

Nancy Singleton Hachisu's first book, Japanese Farm Food, sold over 30,000 copies, leading to a regular spot on a national variety show.

Ant Man Ramen?

Cute ramen? Who knew? This video tutorial brings kawaii into the kitchen and shows what goes into the tiniest bowl of ramen we’ve ever seen!

Waffle Iron Ramen

Waffling ramen gives it a crispy texture with extra-browned spots.

15 Seriously Funky Ramen Hacks

From faux pho to ramen poutine and ramepherd's pie, we've got you covered.

Yakumi: Condiments with a Healthy Twist

Directly translated as 'medicine' (yaku) 'taste' (mi), yakumi originally served as antidotes to a variety of ailments.

Bake Your Own Ramen Cake

Sounds like a terrible idea, right? Not to worry: it's not what you think.

Rich & Creamy Vegan Ramen

One brave cook ascended Mount Ramen to return with possibly the best vegan bowl ever made. Here's how you can, too.

The Edible World of Okonomiyaki Art

Start with floral designs and work your way up to JoJo, Totoro or Levi Ackerman.

Umami: The 5th Dimension of Taste

Salty, sweet, sour and bitter are familiar terms to describe taste. Yet a fifth, umami, is less well-known but just as prevalent.

Make Your Own Ramen Burger

Want to make one of Time Magazine's most influential burgers? Just ignore the well-intentioned (but sadly wrong) explanation of the meaning of the word ramen.

Ramen Crust Pizza?!

It's got gooey melted cheese. It's got a robust tomato sauce that balances zestiness and sweetness with just the right bit of zip. It just happens to be made with noodles instead of dough.

Buddhism Through the Stomach

A Buddhist monk shares his religion through cooking and cookbooks.

The King of Japanese Chili Peppers

With its thick, soft, sweet flesh, the beauty of the manganji pepper is it can be successfully cooked in a number of ways.

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