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Watch Jon Favreau Recreate The Infamous Chocolate Lava Cake From ‘Chef’

Jon Favreau’s got a knack for recreating the most iconic recipes from his culinary film Chef. After sharing the recipe for his Cuban sandwich that everyone began falling for on the Internet, the director/actor/chef has added another food from the item to his arsenal: chocolate lava cake.

For those unfamiliar, Favreau’s character in Chef, Carl Casper, had an epic meltdown over a food critic and his remarks on the chocolate lava cake Casper’s restaurant made. Casper blasted the critic for saying his cake was undercooked, saying that it was “fucking molten” instead thanks to a frozen ganache cylinder on the inside.

Favreau decided to recreate that recipe, and enlisted the help of Chef Roy Choi, who made the dishes for the film, and Andrew Rea, host of YouTube cooking show Binging with Babish. On Rea’s channel, the three joined forces to recreate the cakes just like they looked in the original film, frozen ganache and all.

It was an interesting experience for Favreau, who noted that “this is one the dish that was already plated” on set, meaning he got to learn as much from Rea as Rea did from him and Roy Choi. Rea also left the day with Favreau’s pasta fork from the set (the one used to make the sexy Aglio de Olio pasta), so he got a huge win out hanging with Chefs Choi and Casper.

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GMM Makes Real Life Recipe For Ralph Wiggum’s Crayon Sandwich

If you think eating crayons is a bad idea, you’re probably not wrong, but that didn’t stop the guys of Good Mythical Morning and Binging With Babish from doing it.

Yes, they created a recipe for the rejected Crayon Sandwich that young Ralph Wiggum of The Simpsons made for a bake-off in the 2004 episode titled “All’s Fair in Oven War.”

If you remember the episode, chief Clancy Wiggum tried to console his son after the sandwich was denied. Part of that consolation was a reluctant attempt at eating the sandwich.

In that same vein, Rhett, Link, along with Andrew Rea, recreated and actually ate their own version of the crayon sandwich.

They tried to add a little flavor by using butter, mayo, dijon, and even peeling the paper off the crayons, but there was absolutely nothing that was going to make this not taste like flavored wax.

This was a pretty hilarious recipe video, as Rhett and Link attempted to act as Rea’s hands, and you can imagine it being a disaster.

They did it, though. Not sure why, but they did it.

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How To Recreate The Regular Show’s EPIC Ultimeatum Burger At Home [WATCH]

Cartoon Network’s The Regular Show is notorious for creating some insane eats. This Ultimeatum Burger might just be the most epic of them all.

From the episode in which it appears, we know that the item is burger inception at its finest. The Ultimeatum consists of a burger stuffed inside of a patty that has two deep-fried burgers as the buns. Additionally, the entire creation also features a special Himalayan ketchup. While it may seem hard to recreate at home, YouTube channel Binging with Babish has our backs with this top notch recipe.

Host Andrew Rea walks us through the construction of this monstrous burger step by step. He then kicks it into overdrive and adds a few personal culinary twists to the Ultimeatum. These additions, such as pastrami and smashed burger patties, make a glutton bomb like this massive sandwich taste ethereal.

If you’re looking for an ultimate cheat day burger recipe, or just want to pig out on ground beef, the Ultimeatum is the sandwich for you.

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How To Cook Some Of Your Favorite Dishes From Zelda: Breath Of The Wild [WATCH]

If you’re like me and have been playing Nintendo’s amazing new video game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild nonstop since it came out, you’ve probably spent quite a bit of time cooking dishes for your character, Link, to eat. Ever wonder what some of those dishes, like mushroom risotto and monster cake, would taste like in real life?

Lucky for us, we have YouTube channel Binging with Babish to deliver the answer for us. Host Andrew Rea takes us through three dishes you can make in-game during the above video. These include a wild mushroom risotto, baked apples, and a monster cake that Rea gives a monster-like fruit twist through a particular secret ingredient.

As always, Rea stayed as close to the games as possible, cooking most of the food on cookware over an open flame and even resorting to only using goat butter, the game’s sole source of fat, for the entire video.

It’s a pretty accurate rendition of what these recipes would be like if Link and his adventures were real, and we can’t wait to try these out for ourselves.

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Get Hyped For Game Of Thrones’ Return With These Iconic Dishes From The Show

If you’re breaking out the Westeros costumes and getting hyped that HBO’s hit show Game Of Thrones is returning this weekend, we’ve got the perfect antidote.

You can continue to relive the whole series in real time through its food, and YouTube channel Binging with Babish has got a trio of recipes from across The Known World to satisfy even the most hardcore Game Of Thrones fans. In his latest video, host Andrew Rea shows how to make three dishes from the show: The Purple Wedding’s pigeon pie, Dothraki blood pie, and some delightful lemon cakes that Sansa would totally die for. (Don’t worry, that wasn’t a spoiler… I hope).

If you’re gearing up for some seriously intense watch parties as the series continues to unfold on HBO this summer, make sure to have one or two of these recipes handy for some fictional feasting to go along with the murder, sex, drama, and surprise that we can all expect in the epic continuation of this wildly popular tale.

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Could This Be The Secret Ingredient In Mr. Krabs’ Krabby Patty?

In all of the years that Spongebob Squarepants has been on television, not once has the secret formula to the iconic Krabby Patty been revealed. Tons of theories have popped up as to what it actually is, with a large portion of the Spongebob fanbase believing the formula to be a pinch of “King Neptune’s Poseidon Powder.” Whatever it is, it makes the Krabby Patty taste absolutely delicious.

With those hints in mind, YouTube channel Binging With Babish decided to recreate the staple sandwich of The Krusty Krab with his belief on what the secret ingredients could be. While he does make an educated guess as to the actual source of the ingredient, Babish surmises that a single compound is the true source of the Krabby Patty’s amazing flavor: MSG.

Although this could just be his educated guess, the video reveals the mystical ingredient in a Krabby Patty.

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How To Make Homer Simpson’s ‘Moon Waffles’ At Home [WATCH]

Do you remember that episode of The Simpsons where Homer makes his ‘Patented Space Age Out-Of-This-World Moon Waffles’?

In case you forgot, here’s a clip showing how he made this abomination of butter, waffle batter, caramel, and liquid smoke.

Mmmmmm…. butter.

If you’re not down with eating a whole stick of butter and an entire burnt smoky caramel waffle, though, YouTuber Andrew Rea has got you covered with a recipe that covers all four major elements of the P.S.A.O.O.T.W. Moon Waffles. He featured his version in a new episode for his popular show “Binging with Babish.”

To stay true to the show, Rea did start off with Homer’s OG recipe and ended up with some disastrous results.

….Yeah, that burnt caramel is NOT gonna come out any time soon.

Apparently, Rea had to go get a new waffle iron just to make his better and more flavorful version, but from the looks of it, it was totally worth it.

Sure, Rea’s tastier and more visually appealing waffles don’t look exactly like Homer’s version, but they’ve got the desired flavors and won’t wreck your kitchen or arteries. So if you’re looking to recreate this fictional food, look to this recipe for guidance.

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Here’s How to Make McDonald’s Szechuan Sauce At Home [WATCH]

Thanks to Adult Swim series Rick and Morty, literally everybody is trying to get some of McDonald’s discontinued Szechuan sauce. One clever individual is even selling some old packs on Ebay for a couple hundred bucks right now.

If you don’t want to shell out that kind of cash on a nearly 20-year-old pack of sauce, you can always try to make the Szechuan sauce at home. YouTube channel Binging with Babish has got you covered there with the above video.

The video showcases three different recipes that are all relatively simple: a traditional, spicy Szechuan sauce recipe, a version that the YouTube channel found on Reddit, and a mishmash of some of McDonald’s other sauces.

Pick whichever one is to your personal liking, and go ahead and take a crack at it at home. Or, you can do what Binging with Babish did and just mash all three up together at the end.

While I’ve never had the privilege to taste the original Szechuan sauce, I’m sure that these recipes are all relatively close.

At the very least, these recipes will hold us over until McDonald’s brings back the Szechuan sauce, which they may do for the live-action Mulan movie coming out next year.

And if McDonald’s doesn’t bring the sauce back, at least we’ll have these replicas to make our own.