Ramen Salad (Indiana, 2009, adapted)

Instant noodles fuel America.  In 2019, Americans consumed around four and a half billion servings of instant noodles, which works out to about one serving per person per month.  This number is probably appreciably higher among college students and parents of small children.  But ramen is more than just a cheap meal.  Nissin’s Top Ramen……

Connoisseur’s Casserole (Ohio, 1995, adapted)

In my home vegetables are often served naked.  I try (and occasionally fail) to ensure that my family has a serving of fruits or vegetables with every meal, but most of my time and energy goes into the entree course.  Many of these feature plenty of vegetables, but if the entree doesn’t have enough plant……