10 'Just Add X' Foods That Taste Better On Their Own

Staff Picks

The SE staffers weigh in on their favorites.

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Everybody knows that ramen and powdered hot chocolate are great straight out of the pack. Just crunch up the ramen, add the packet, and go.

Here are seven of our favorite "Just Add Water [Hamburger, Oil, etc]" foods that we actually prefer to eat straight from the package with no modification.