Crunchyroll #82: German Ramen from “Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles”

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Crunchyroll #78: Soma’s Venison from “Food Wars!”

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Here we are again, another one of Soma’s recipes, another chance for me to lose my mind, cooking my life away in my non-professional grade kitchen. I gotta say, I love cooking food from Food Wars! because of the challenges it presents, but I also have to say that it can be really tough trying to recreate the food from this show using a kitchen that is barely adequate for more than the basic home cook would need, let alone an aspiring gourmet chef.

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Crunchyroll # 77: Pineapple Ramen from “Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen”

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Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen, at the outset, seems like an innocent and harmless anime. It is a nice little show about a girl, Koizumi-san, who, you guessed it, LOVES ramen. A lot. I’m honestly not sure how she’s able to consume so much ramen, sometimes up to an estimated 5 times a day. I mean, I’m a fan of ramen, but that seems… a little extreme.
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Crunchyroll #76: Reindeer Soup from “Ancient Magus’ Bride”

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OK, let’s address the elephant in the room. Or, rather, the reindeer in the room. I know eating reindeer, for quite a few people, seems a bit… wrong. Or, it would to the people who live here in California with me. Most of it has to do with the fact that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is practically the mascot of Christmas in America. I mean, it would be unusual to eat them anyway, considering most of America doesn’t get cold enough for reindeer. But reindeer are just not considered common food. However, I am here to tell you that if you are one of the people that harbors these feelings about eating reindeer, you need to set those feelings aside immediately and find a kind stranger in Alaska, or some other reindeer-populated area, to mail you a package of frozen reindeer at the next available opportunity. 

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