Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars Reviews

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

  • Workman Publishing

A unique and edgy cookbook, Prison Ramen takes readers behind bars with more than 65 ramen recipes and stories of prison life from the inmate/cooks who devised them, including celebrities like Slash from Guns n’ Roses and the actor Shia LaBeouf.

Instant ramen is a ubiquitous food, beloved by anyone looking for a cheap, tasty bite—including prisoners, who buy it at the commissary and use it as the building block for all sorts of meals. Think of this as a unique cookbook of ramen hacks. Here’s Ramen Goulash. Black Bean Ramen. Onion Tortilla Ramen Soup. The Jailhouse Hole Burrito. Orange Porkies—chili ramen plus white rice plus ½ bag of pork skins plus orange-flavored punch. Ramen Nuggets. Slash’s J-Walking Ramen (with scallions, Sriracha hot sauce, and minced pork).

Coauthors Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez and Clifton Collins Jr. are childhood friends—one an ex-con, now free and living in Mexico, and the other a highly successful Hollywood character actor who’s enlisted friends and celebrities to contribute their recipes and stories. Forget flowery writing about precious, organic ingredients—these stories are a first-person, firsthand look inside prison life, a scared-straight reality to complement the offbeat recipes.



 

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Simply Ramen: A Complete Course in Preparing Ramen Meals at Home

Simply Ramen: A Complete Course in Preparing Ramen Meals at Home

  • Simply Ramen A Complete Course in Preparing Ramen Meals at Home

Make delicious and healthy homemade ramen noodle recipes fast and easy!

Whether you are cooking for one or twelve, Simply Ramen brings homemade ramen to your table with a delicious fusion of seventy recipes, including soup bases, noodles, toppings, and sides.

Author Amy Kimoto-Kahn shows you how to put together a bowl of piping hot ramen in a myriad of ways with a choice of four soup bases, ramen noodles (homemade or store-bought), and traditional and non-traditional ingredients. Enjoy bowls of pork, chicken, and beef ramen. Or branch out with seafood, vegetarian, and spicy soups–and even cold ramen and a breakfast version topped with bacon and a poached egg. Make your soup base in advance and you have a quick, easy, and special midweek family meal.

Try your hand at:

-Cheese Ramen
-Chicken Meatball Ramen
-Chorizo Miso Ramen
-California Ramen with crabmeat, avocado, and cucumber
-Crispy Greens Ramen with Swiss chard, kale, and Brussels sprouts

With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and mouthwatering photos, Simply Ramen will turn your kitchen into a ramen-ya for family and friends.

List Price: $ 22.99

Price: $ 11.63

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