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    17 Ramen Hacks That Will Make You Feel Fancy AF

    Packaged noodles never looked so good.

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    1. Ramen Carbonara

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    That sound you heard was the entire nation of Italy screaming in horror at the existence of this recipe. But it’s okay: we don’t have to tell them. Recipe here.

    2. Ramen Kugel

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    Just like your Jewish grandma used to make, if your Jewish grandma had a secret ramen habit. Recipe here.

    3. Ramen Kettle Corn

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    This hits all the right notes of visceral enjoyment: salty, sweet, crunchy, savory, ramen-y. Recipe here.

    4. Ramen Deviled Eggs

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    These make a fantastic bar snack, or double the recipe for cocktail parties. Recipe here.

    5. Ramen Scallion Pancakes

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    Top these with poached eggs, ham, and hollandaise and call it ramen scallion Benedict. You may as well; you’ve already come this far. Recipe here.

    6. Ramen Cottage Pie

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    Swap those taters for noodles and embrace the magic. Recipe here.

    7. Ramen Straciatella

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    Eggy broth is better broth. Recipe here.

    8. Ramen Bloody Mary

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    Make brunch better with a ramen-seasoning-rimmed Bloody Mary glass. Recipe here.

    9. American Cheese Ramen

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    Because everything is better topped with a slice of American cheese. Recipe here.

    10. Poached Egg Ramen

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    You don’t even have to dirty a separate pot—just poach it in the hot ramen broth. Recipe here.

    11. Rotisserie Chicken Ramen

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    How to use that leftover rotisserie chicken you didn't know what to do with. Recipe here.

    12. Pesto Ramen

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    It sounds insane, of course, but it is mega delicious, possibly better than pesto on pasta, and easy to boot. Recipe here.

    13. Instant Ramen Gnocchi

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    A riff on a French riff on the fluffy, soft potato gnocchi of Italy. Recipe here.

    14. Ramen Fried Chicken

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    Fried noodles coating fried chicken + a shower of MSG and spice =a new dimension in flavor. Recipe here.

    15. Ramen Slaw

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    Serve this crunchy slaw with pretty much anything, especially as a side to a meat-and-potatoes kind of meal. Recipe here.

    16. Potato Chips and Ramen Dip

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    You can thank us later. Recipe here.

    17. Ramen Nachos

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    To be fair, you could put nacho toppings on a shoe and they’d still be excellent. But why would you do that when there are ramen noodles to put them on? Recipe here.