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17 Products For Anyone Who Just Fucking Loves Ramen

Whether you're seriously devoted or just ~noodling around~.

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1. A pair of socks that let you wear your ramen-loving heart on your feet.

urbanoutfitters.com

I've been trying to think of ramen/footwear puns for the better part of an hour, and the best I could come up with was "shios and socks." Nevertheless, these are adorable.

Get them from Urban Outfitters for $8.

2. A cleverly-designed bowl/chopsticks combo so you'll never lose track of your all-important noodle shovels.

crateandbarrel.com

Promising review: "These are the greatest bowls. I grew up in Japan and enjoy Asian meals and dinnerware. These add to the occasion when I want to cook Asian meals. The hole in the bowl for the chopsticks make the table look great." —stormin

Get it from Crate & Barrel for $5.95.

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4. An egg cooker to give you the perfect soft boil every time.

amazon.com, amazon.com

Promising review: "I make a lot of eggs. I love ramen and a nice soft boiled egg just makes me swoon. I've tried all sorts of techniques. Boiling, baking, sous vide, pressure cooked. And I hadn't found a 100% no stuck shells, no explosions, no undercooked method till this silly little thing. Worked perfectly. So easy! And made a perfect egg. On my first go at it. The buzzer is god awful. Who cares. This thing is awesome." —Mr mcgoo

Get it from Amazon for $23.50+ (available in four colors) or from Jet for $24.95.

6. A fancier instant ramen with a restaurant-quality taste.

amazon.com

I recently tried Myojo ramen for the first time and it blew me away. It's as easy to prepare as instant Maruchan, but it tastes ten times better (and I'm a fan of Maruchan!). The noodles were nice and chewy, the flavors were complex, and honestly, it was the best pre-packaged soup of any kind I've ever had. Trust me. Buy this.

Get a 12-pack of assorted flavors from Amazon for $26.29.

7. A memoir/cookbook from one of the most lauded ramen chefs in the world, Ivan Orkin.

penguinrandomhouse.com

Promising review: "As a New Yorker and a ramen lover, I can't get enough of this book. The photographs are beautiful, the memoirs are interesting, and the recipes are to die for. The layout and design of this hardcover ramen noodle bible are superb. I know I'll read this book over and over as I become more and more obsessed with this fascinating and delicious cuisine. A highly recommended read for foodies." —Anonymous

Get it from Amazon for $23.99 or from Barnes & Noble for $24.79.

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8. A spider strainer so you don't miss a single precious noodle.

amazon.com

It's also great for deep frying.

Promising review: "I bought this for cooking noodles and it is perfect. The construction is quite rugged and feels good in your hand. I have, so far, used it to cook a whole packet of Hokkaido noodles and again for two packets of ramen. It is perfect when used in conjunction with chopsticks. Well designed product." —Jimbo428

Get it from Amazon for $10.20.

9. Roasted seaweed sheets, which will give your ramen an umami flavor impossible to ig-nori.

oneorganicbrand.com

Promising review: "This nori has a delicious light brine-y taste; a bit more of a roasted flavor. I use it with all types of rice. I fold and tear it into bits for clear soups. It gave an amazingly flavorful punch in a bowl of beef barley soup. Another favorite is laying down thin deli ham onto a full sheet of nori. Fold the nori in half, then wrap it around a WASA sesame flat cracker (or any crisp flatbread). The taste and texture (mouthfeel) combination is delightful!" —Rose

Get a pack of 50 sheets from Amazon for $17.95.

10. An adorable electric hot pot so you can make a personal pot of instant ramen anywhere.

amazon.com

Promising review: "OMG this hot pot is adorable! I would have loved this if I was still a college student. I use it mainly for steaming buns and making ramen. It is just the right size for my ramen and vegetables. It has a plastic insert which allows you steam food, which was perfect for my buns and dumplings. Overall I was very pleased with this hot pot." —Annie

Get it from Amazon in white for $26.98 or yellow for $25.98.

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13. Or the equally delicious toasted sesame oil, in case spicy's not your jam.

amazon.com

Promising review: "Although I’ve used sesame oil for years as an alternative to butter or sometimes as a substitute for olive oil (as in a salad dressing), this brand is by far the best I’ve tried to date. It may be the best ever, because I have no intention of ever purchasing another brand. As soon as I opened the can, the scent of toasted sesame embraced me." —L Howard

Get it from Amazon or Jet for $9.67.

15. Soup spoons that will make you feel like ramen royalty.

amazon.com

Promising review: "Yessssss Asian soup spoons. I feel like a king eating soup now. This 12 pack is such a good value—you'll have enough spoons for yourself and all your friends. Give them away as housewarming gifts! Weddings, bar mitzvahs, you've got plenty to go around!" —777

Get 12 soup spoons from Amazon for $11.25.

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17. Or this one, which has the added bonus or dragging the patriarchy.

etsy.com

It's not that I hate men, it's just that bone broth and noodles has never tried to mansplain Raymond Carver to me.

Get it from Xpression Tees on Etsy for $8.99 (available in sizes S–4XL, in 10 colors).