Most ramen restaurants refuse to-go orders because those steaming-hot bowls need to be slurped down quickly, lest the noodles get bloated and soggy. It's a real bummer when all you want to do is eat ramen in the comfort of your flannel-lined loungewear without having to brave the stupid-frigid weather.
In the past, you'd settle for dried noodles in a Styrofoam cup with broth made from a packet. But now, thanks to these 11 recipes, you have the know-how to make your own real ramen. Fresh-cooked noodles, warm flavorful broth, chashu pork, and marinated eggs are only a few clicks away.
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Not an easy one, but the best recipes usually aren’t. This one calls for pig trotters, chicken feet, and an excess of pork fat -- so you know it’s a winner! If you’re up for making a truly authentic bowl, start here.
If you want to be really ambitious, make your own noodles, too. Baking baking (that is not a typo!) soda turns it into alkaline salt, which gives ramen noodles their signature golden hue and chewiness. Everything you need to know is right here.