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Ramyeon is a staple of my diet. I always have Paldo spicy seafood flavor and Paldo Gomtang, at minimum, in my cupboard at home and at work. Any other varieties are chosen by whatever appeals to me the moment I'm at the Korean grocery store.

I never eat just what's in the package. Instead, I add bulgogi meat or frozen mixed seafood, whatever banchan is left in the fridge, more gochugaru and garlic, a dash of sesame oil, and a soft cooked egg. Prepared in a ttuk bae gi, it stays warm for an hour while I eat it.

Super awesome because I'm now always cold.


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Had a sudden craving. Not sure why. Smile








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Ramyeon is a staple of my diet. I always have Paldo spicy seafood flavor and Paldo Gomtang, at minimum, in my cupboard at home and at work. Any other varieties are chosen by whatever appeals to me the moment I'm at the Korean grocery store.

I never eat just what's in the package. Instead, I add bulgogi meat or frozen mixed seafood, whatever banchan is left in the fridge, more gochugaru and garlic, a dash of sesame oil, and a soft cooked egg. Prepared in a ttuk bae gi, it stays warm for an hour while I eat it.

Super awesome because I'm now always cold.


Sounds like you might have a recommendation for jajangmyeon (Korean style, not Chinese style). Usually make from scratch but sometimes I just want it quick.

Recommendations for in Korean/Asian market?




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My cheat method for good broth - use whatever flavor packs come with the ramen and add a teaspoon of miso paste. Miso gives it more flavor depth for the cheaper ramen packages.
 
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.....I've never actually ever eaten any ramen as far as I can tell....


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Ramyeon is a staple of my diet. I always have Paldo spicy seafood flavor and Paldo Gomtang, at minimum, in my cupboard at home and at work. Any other varieties are chosen by whatever appeals to me the moment I'm at the Korean grocery store.

I never eat just what's in the package. Instead, I add bulgogi meat or frozen mixed seafood, whatever banchan is left in the fridge, more gochugaru and garlic, a dash of sesame oil, and a soft cooked egg. Prepared in a ttuk bae gi, it stays warm for an hour while I eat it.

Super awesome because I'm now always cold.


Sounds like you might have a recommendation for jajangmyeon (Korean style, not Chinese style). Usually make from scratch but sometimes I just want it quick.

Recommendations for in Korean/Asian market?


Honestly (embarrassingly?), I don't have any recommendations. I'm kind of fussy when it comes to Korean food. Nothing "quick" winds up tasting right. I tried some packaged budae jjiggae once. Took one bite, hated it, and then pulled everything out to make it from scratch...like I should have done from the start.


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No problem. It’s the answer I was expecting. I’d like a good instant. But can’t see how they would get taste and texture right using powder.

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No problem. It’s the answer I was expecting. I’d like a good instant. But can’t see how they would get taste and texture right using powder.

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There is one I like the H Mart in Atlanta. I'll post it up when I get home.


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If you don't have access to an Asian grocery and you do feel like being surprised, you might consider a subscription box as a way to try a variety of items.
This one in the link is Ramen and other instant meals, but you can choose different combinations of the type of product you want. We did one that was a mix of Ramen, snacks, candy, tea, etc.

https://snackfever.com/doshira...de&mc_eid=e986d63a67

Here's a different one that seems to be just noodles.

http://www.exoticnoods.com/




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