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Get Baked With This Delicious Recipe For Cannabis-Infused Brownie A La Mode

While it’s impossible to figure out who originally came up with the genius invention of the “pot brownie,” it’s safe to say that the concept will live on for eternity. Even to this day, folks everywhere are still trying to perfect and recreate their own versions of the legendary recipe.

Now, thanks to the newly founded legalization of recreational use of MJ in states like Washington, Colorado, and most recently, California, the aspects of cooking with cannabis are becoming more widely accepted. And, with more acceptance, comes improved technique, efficiency, and more deliciousness.

Since 4/20, aka the biggest celebration of cannabis all year, is almost upon us, we picked up your fave low-cal, high protein ice cream, Halo Top, to make the day — and the pot brownie — even more delicious. See our recipe for “Pot Brownie a la Mode” below.

Remember, everyone’s cannabis tolerance varies. FOODBEAST recommends consuming medicated edibles with oversight and caution. You can always eat more — not less!

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You will need:

– crockpot

– baking sheet

– oven

– cheesecloth

– cannabis grinder

– baking pan

– About 16 hours of cooking time

Ingredients

7-14 grams of cannabis

½ pound clarified butter

½ cup Cocoa powder

½ cup flour

3 ½ cups sugar

8 whole eggs

For the pot brownie al a mode recipe you’ll need 7 – 14 grams of cannabis and a ½ pound of clarified butter, to make cannabutter. Grind up the cannabis — preferably on a baking sheet — then bake for 30 minutes at 240 degrees.

After your cannabis is done baking, transfer it into your crockpot. Next, take the ½ pound of clarified butter and mix into cannabis and mix thoroughly. Let mixture cook on low for 6-8 hours.

After your cannabutter is done cooking for 6-8 hours, strain the mixture using cheese cloth. Just be sure that there is no plant material left. Let chill overnight.

Next, it’s time to make our brownies. Combine one ½ cup cocoa powder, a ½ cup flour, 3 ½ cups sugar, and 8 whole eggs into a large mixing bowl and stir. This mixture should yield a thick chocolatey paste.

Add in the ½ pound of cannabutter and one ½ cup of melted butter. It’s also a good idea to coat your pan with a nice layer of cannabutter so the brownies do not stick. It’s best to use a 9” x 13” or 11” x 15” pan.

If you only have a small pan, try not filling it to the top — the brownies will come out undercooked. You can use a toothpick to check if brownies are done. If brownies stick to the toothpick, cook them longer.

Set oven to 300 degrees and bake for 40 minutes. After cooling, cut and serve with a scoop (or more) of Halo Top ice cream (we used Vanilla Bean!).

Created in partnership with Halo Top Creamery

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Watch This Restaurant Turn Fried Chicken & Waffles Into A Cubano Sandwich


It’s easy to see why the Cubano sandwich trend has began to proliferate, branching out from its roots on the East Coast. If you think about it, the Cubano is probably one of the simplest sandwiches ever made, yet its simplicity is sparking culinary intrigue across the country —  and everyone is beginning to notice something special about the Cubano.

Having originated in Florida, the Cubano is traditionally made with roasted pork, ham, pickles, Swiss cheese, yellow mustard and lightly toasted on a panini grill. Its adaptations can certainly vary when it comes to specific ingredients, but all share the same no-frills approach to making an unforgettable and deliciously savory, melt-in-your-mouth creation.

This April, Bruxie, the fried chicken and waffle sandwich chain, will also be sharing their own Cubano concept.

Photos by Pete Pham

Behold: the Bruxie Fried Chicken & Waffle Cubano Sandwich.

Made with shaved ham, Bruxie’s house-made honey-mustard, thinly sliced pickles, and of course their crispy, golden brown fried chicken, all served between two savory waffle buns, this is something that might actually be better than Spring Break.

If you’re looking to experience the traditional taste of the Cubano with a twist from Bruxie Gourmet Waffle Sandwiches, you’d better hurry. Like Spring Break, Bruxie’s Cubano Sandwich won’t be here forever (even though we all wish it would).

The Bruxie Cubano sandwich will be available from April 5 – 25.

Created in partnership with Bruxie

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Woman Attacked by Angry Taco Bell Customer who Blames Her for Missing Breakfast Cutoff

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Every fast-food employee knows that the last 20 minutes before the breakfast menu ends are the most chaotic. Customers will storm the the restaurant and drive-thrus demanding they get their morning fix, regardless of the breakfast timer running out. One instance ended in the horrific attack of a Taco Bell customer.

According to KGUN-TV, a woman was ordering her breakfast at the Taco Bell drive-thru when she was assaulted by an angry Taco Bell customer. Detectives believe that the cause of the attack was the vehicle behind had just missed the cutoff for the breakfast menu and decided to take their rage and frustration out on the woman in front of him. This was obviously the best course of action rather than blame themselves for the hours they’ve had beforehand to order breakfast.

The woman reportedly pulled out of the Taco Bell when she noticed that the SUV that was behind her in line was now following her. Upon pulling over to call the police, she could hear the passengers of the vehicle (a man and woman) yelling expletives towards her.

A man then exited the car and proceeded to smash her car windows. Afterwards the man picked up a rock and struck the woman repeatedly in the face. The woman received a broken nose and teeth as a result of the attack, which unfortunately occurred only a few weeks before her wedding.

Despite this vicious assault, she says she will continue to go through with her big day.

H/T Consumerist

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Cult Soda Surge Made Available on Amazon, Sells out Immediately

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Arguably the most popular soda of our childhoods has made a swift return. Yessir, if Coca-Cola ever had a child with Mountain Dew, it was Surge. While the citrus-flavored soda didn’t sell as well as most of the other carbonated beverages stocked on shelves at the time, its absence has definitely made many hearts grow fonder.

Dark times fell upon the soda world in 2003 when the soft drink was discontinued only seven years after it made its public debut. The Surge Movement, which was created to bring back Surge years ago, has more than 130K fans of the cult beverage. Coca-Cola has noticed this and made strides to quietly bring back the niche product. Upon being released on Amazon, the cult soda was sold out almost immediately. Another batch was posted and then also quickly sold out.

Surge’s brief, but messianic return can be considered a sign that the soda will be here to stay. According to Coca-Cola, this comeback will be a test to see if it’s worth restocking store shelves with the product. Yes, Coca-Cola. It most definitely is.

Never have we seen a product get such a near perfect review on Amazon. That’s the love of Surge for you.

H/T Huffpost Taste

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Chipotle is Testing Pollo Asado in Select Markets

Chipotle is testing a new innovation with their chicken, the first of its kind in its 28-year history, by offering Pollo Asado at 95 locations in Cincinatti, Ohio and Sacramento, California.

This new variety of grilled chicken at Chipotle is treated with a dry rub of cumin, guajillo peppers, and coriander. It’s then hand-cut and finished with garlic, chili peppers, fresh squeezed lime, and chopped cilantro.

To celebrate the test of the new Pollo Asado, Chipotle has a $0 delivery fee on all Pollo Asado orders via the Chipotle app and Chipotle.com from November 8 through November 14. 

Pollo Asado will be available at participating locations in Cincinnati and Sacramento for a limited time.

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Subway In South Korea Now Sells Hot Dogs

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I bet a glizzy was the last thing you’d ever expect to see at a Subway. But Subway locations in South Korea are slanging just that, as Sub Dogs are now on the menu there.

The new Sub Dogs at Subway feature Johnsonville hot dogs inside and come in the following three varieties:

  • Sub Dog: shredded cheese, ketchup, mustard, pickles, bell peppers, onion, and jalapeño.
  • Double Cheese Sub Dog: a double portion of shredded cheese, ketchup, mustard, pickles, bell peppers, onion, and jalapeño.
  • Avocado Sub Dog: shredded cheese, avocado, ketchup, mustard, pickles, bell peppers, onion, and jalapeño.

One thing to note, though, is that the Sub Dogs aren’t fully customizable like Subway sandwiches, as you can only choose the bread and cheese for them.

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KFC Fans Can Win a Stay at a Kentucky Fried Chicken Firelog Cabin

KFC fans have the incredible chance to live out their winter fried chicken dreams inside a Kentucky Friend Chicken Firelog Cabin. Simply put, if you love fried chicken, this KFC-themed log cabin vacation is perfect for you and eight other friends.

This one-of-a-kind getaway features a three-day, two-night stay in a 7,000 square foot, three-story luxury log cabin that’s situated on 200-acres of a protected nature reserve in Kentucky.

From there, you and your party can live out your fried chicken dreams within four bedrooms, multiple open living room spaces, a theater room and built-in bar, kitchen and dining area, outdoor kitchen, pool, and hot tub. The best part is the whole space is decked out in KFC everything.

This unique vacation is all to celebrate the return of the fan-favorite KFC 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog, which of course has the ability to have your whole household smelling like The Colonel’s best.

If fans want to win a stay at the KFC log cabin, they simply have to purchase the 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog on Walmart.com and then scan the QR code on the packaging. This then takes users to a webpage that enables them to input their info to enter in the contest. You can also download the KFC app and enter the contest through there before December 31.

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Wendy’s App Has a BOGO Deal For its Spicy Chicken Sandwich

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With all the hype surrounding the chicken sandwiches of Popeyes and Chick-fil-A, I have to give Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Sandwich its due flowers for lowkey being one of the best in the fast food game. For those that agree with me and are fans of the underdog sando, there’s a BOGO deal going on right now through the Wendy’s app that’s clutch.

To get in on the deal, simply apply the mobile offer to your mobile order or scan the mobile offer at the restaurant or at the drive-thru window. Boom, extra Spicy Chicken Sandwich for minimal effort.

Act quick, because Wendy’s BOGO Spicy Chicken Sandwich offer is only available at participating locations through the Wendy’s app until December 12, 2021.

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Crazy Nail Art Creates an Actual Tiny Tea Strainer

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♬ Why did this sound blow up – .

TikTok @ilysmnails has a whopping 7.2 million followers on the platform, drawing eyes to insanely creative nail art that almost automatically crowns each post as viral. A shocker to me, @ilysmnails also uses actual food in her nail art like strawberries, candy, and raspberry jam. But one of her latest viral TikToks has her nail art giving actual utility.

In the clip above, we see the big reveal of an actual tea strainer built into the nail art. When I tell you how low my jaw dropped.

The creative nail artist is definitely a talent, incorporating the most unlikely to unveil astonishing examples of nail art. Also, I don’t think I would have come across this very niche TikTok clip if it weren’t for my girlfriend, so shout out to her.

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OREO THINS and Barefoot Create a Unique Red Wine

I’ve heard of red wine and chocolate pairings – tried some myself, delicious — but OREOs and wine? I would have never guessed the pairing to be true. In principle it works — chocolate cookies, red wine, sure why not. Which brings us to the unexpected collab between Barefoot Wine and OREO THINS.

This unlikely partnership yields a new Barefoot x OREO THINS red blend wine that features tasting notes of cookies & cream, chocolate, blackberry, and dark cherries.

Since red wine and chocolate are such a great pairing, I’d venture to say that this red blend is a worthy glass on any night. If you’re looking to procure a bottle, this limited batch will be available on December 9 at Barefoot Wine for $24.99.

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Domino’s South Korea Has a New Pizza That is a 3-Course Meal

Pizza can best be described as a blank canvas for endless meals, the foundation for boundless possibilities. Domino’s Pizza locations in South Korea are harnessing that and putting it to good use with the debut of a new pizza that veritably serves as a 3-course meal.

As reported by Chew Boom, the new Master Triple Course Pizza from Domino’s South Korea is a standard pizza that gives room for an appetizer, course, a main course, and a dessert course.

The Appetizer section boasts tomato compote with white balsamic sauce and ricotta cheese. The Main Course consists of shrimp, squid, and Korean beef barbecue. The Dessert portion serves up little cubes of cheesekcake with sweet potato and fromage blanc cream cheese mousse. The whole pizza is accompanied by a Creamy Wasabi Mayo Sauce for dipping.

Fans can grab the Master Triple Course Pizza at Domino’s Pizza locations in South Korea for a suggested price of 28,000 South Korean won ($23.71 USD) for a Medium size and 33,900 South Korean won ($28.70 USD) for a Large size.

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Jet-Puffed’s New Peppermint Mini Marshmallows Should Be on Your Holiday Radar

Looking for a new holiday treat to enrich this season’s vibes? Then Jet-Puffed’s new Peppermint Mini Marshmallows might be the one you’re looking for.

A burst of peppermint flavor in these cute little marshmallows maybe all the difference in taking a gingerbread house from cute to crave-worthy. As for hot chocolate? It’s the perfect punch of peppermint with each sip.

Jet-Puffed Peppermint Mini Marshmallows are now available nationwide at Walmart locations.