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Old 11-21-2011, 01:43 PM   #21
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Okay, I might not like this...........but I have a reason, my mom made this tuna casserole and it always grossed me out.........so maybe people that like ramen will like it.

2-3 cups chow mein noodles (the floury fried ones, which I like dry)
some mushroom soup out of a can
a few veggies like celery and onion
tuna
Mix and bake until hot. The noodles get soft. (that's the part I can't do)
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Old 11-21-2011, 01:47 PM   #22
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I'm interested in trying them, but I'm a calorie freak. All the ones over here seem quite high in calories. Am I looking at the right stuff? Or am I just being a calorie snob?
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Old 11-22-2011, 06:55 PM   #23
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I'm interested in trying them, but I'm a calorie freak. All the ones over here seem quite high in calories. Am I looking at the right stuff? Or am I just being a calorie snob?
Well, your not a snob lol. Guess I dont worry too much about caloric intake myself. As for the ramen naysayers who have never even tried them, to each their own. Personally, I never tried quail, and no desire to, so I can understand.
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Old 11-23-2011, 05:42 PM   #24
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I'm not sure if you guys have seen this, but this topic caught my eye and there is a website called Ramenbox.com that I swear by for my ramen needs. It sure beats that stuff at the grocery store.

Indomie BBQ chicken is the crack of the ramen world.
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Old 11-23-2011, 09:03 PM   #25
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Indomie BBQ chicken is the crack of the ramen world.
At first, I have to admit I misunderstood what you meant by this comment. I took "crack" to mean "butt-crack" as in being nasty!
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Old 11-24-2011, 08:40 AM   #26
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I've never had it at 2:00am in college. I lived on ramen and rice in college and for a few yrs after.

I like nuke'n it in a bowl of water so it is still firm(stays in shape), then drain and add cheap chef boyardee pizza sauce....drenched.

I don't like the packets at all, kids like it as a soup but I only add maybe 1/2 the packet due to the salt.

Good stuff, ramen is. Makes you really appreciate homemade pasta!
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Old 11-24-2011, 10:10 AM   #27
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Good stuff, ramen is. Makes you really appreciate homemade pasta!
BigAL, you made me miss ramen restaurants! SoCal, in my case. Where the house broth takes eight hours to make, and the fresh noodles are spun from dough on site. I live in one of the largest cities in the US, but I can count the number of restaurants that have ramen on their menu with two hands, and they all taste mediocre.

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Old 11-24-2011, 11:14 AM   #28
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I've never had it at 2:00am in college. I lived on ramen and rice in college and for a few yrs after.
I lived on Ramen during grad school--3 packages/$1, on special, 5/$1. I would add frozen peas. Hence, I no longer eat Ramen nor Kraft Dinner. I consumed my lifelong quota before I reached the age of 30. Now I don't have to eat either (nor do I eat spaghetti with meat sauce...that was every Monday night while growing up--I'm old enough to say "no" to spaghetti). Yes--Ramen were quick, one pot, 3 minutes if nothing added, but really! There are better things available.
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:57 PM   #29
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My husband always laughs at the "Ramen every night budget" insurance commercial, because he knows when I was young, that was me. Ramen noodles, chicken livers (which I shared with my cat, 99 cents a tub) and cabbage (seems to me I could get a head for about a quarter)(this would have been during the 70s-80s in DC). Every month or so I'd blow the big bucks for a chicken, which was stewed in the stock pot all day while I worked overtime at the Pentagon to pay some doctor bills. Of course it was eaten with ... you got it. Ramen noodles and cabbage.
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My husband likes the chicken ramen just the way it is...prepared the way the package says. He likes it with a grilled cheese Sammy!
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