You can still be trendy when slurping on your sick-day soup. Even though it's been around for ages in China and Japan, in the USA, real ramen (not the packaged, MSG-laden kind) is still an exciting new way to do soup since about David Chang's Momofuku ramen shop opened more than a decade ago. New ramen restaurants are still popping up all over NYC and beyond. While traditional ramen takes hours of attended simmering, your slow cooker lets the develop flavor over 8 hours, while you're Netflix-binging or napping. This is a whole 'nother cup of noodles.
The finest Japanese pork ramen takes considerable culinary skill and many hours to create. Here is a simplified, yet still delicious, version that boasts plenty of succulent braised pork. If you can’t find high-quality fresh ramen noodles, use fresh thin Chinese egg noodles or fresh linguine.... Read More