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How To Make PBR Marinated Cheesesteak Bread

PBR Philly Cheesesteak Pull Apart Bread Fries. Say it with me now: PBR Philly Cheesesteak Pull Apart Bread Fries. There’s an unspoken rule that any dish with over 10 syllables in the name is a guaranteed winner, and this recent masterpiece from Tym Bussanich is no exception. Though to make things easier on ourselves, we’re going to call these PBR Philly Cheese Steak “Fingers.”

For context, this is the dude who cut up a Mickey D’s cheeseburger into strips, deep fried them, and made “cheeseburger chips”; the man who made the national evening news by topping a pizza with White Castle burgers. Now, he’s marinating meat with PBR…and we CAN’T. LOOK. AWAY.

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Skirt steak marinated in PBR, salt and pepper, sliced thin and grilled with bell peppers and onions? Which are then stuffed in between sliced bread squares and cheese to be baked and served?!

Just like the cheese in the last image in Tym’s how-to video, I’m meltiiiiiiiiiiing. And you should be too. Get even more ooey gooey with his recipe, provided below.

 

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#foodbeast Hit-Or-Miss

2015’s Best Instagram Food Porn Creators And Curators

If you have an Instagram account, first of all, follow us, if you’re not already. If you’re already rolling in the deep with the #foodbeast Instagram fam, however, you probably know most of the Instagrammers on the list. It’s been a great year for food porn and no one does it better than these guys.

  1. Dude Foods

You’ll never find a more elegant Spaghetti and Meatball Cone, or a Tomato-Soup Stuffed Grilled Cheese Ball so divine. Hell, his Bacon Weave Taco is straightup exquisite. Dude…FOODS. 100% reason to remember the name.

  1. There She Cooks

 

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Just look at those textures! Each of Monika Walecka’s photos has a romantic, intimate sense— she could make you tear up with just an image of a single bread slice!

  1. Tym Bussanich

The king of the deep fryer. Who is this man? Where did he come from? Where did he go? All we know is that he gets right to the gore of food with his quick condensed how-to videos—the oozing, gushing, beauty of food that the food world is slowly beginning to better appreciate. Your arteries may get clogged just by looking at Tym’s bready body of work, but I’ll be damned if that White Castle Pizza isn’t worth it.

  1. A Brown Table

Nik Sharma isn’t taking just any ordinary photos, he’s telling culinary stories. Using black and heavy shadows to his advantage, he strategically spotlights elements or details on his subjects that one might not notice otherwise: the deep crack of a freshly baked cookie; a sprinkling of pixie dust-like powdered sugar; the waxy exterior of multi-colored tomatoes… Cooking is an art form, and Sharma captures this fact perfectly.

  1. Stir and Style

Based in LA, you’ll find June Q. at all the best food events in town: openings, tastings, hot spots, the works; all for the sake of chomping down and slurping up the best grub. Lucky for us, she snaps food pics along the way so we at least can dream.  

  1. Miss Foodie Problems

She got 99 problems, but is food really one? A quick browse through Corey’s—aka Ms. Foodie Problems’—Insta will give you your answer: absolutely not! This lady both snaps and cooks, and no two photos look even slightly similar. The praise hands emojis tell no lies.

  1. Culinary Brodown

Here’s the lowdown on the Brodown: he cooks. He writes. He participates in Grilled Cheese Sandwich competitions. Any questions? You’ll find your answers at instagram.com/culinarybrowdown.

  1. No Garlic No Onions

A wonderfully diverse mix of Middle-Eastern and foodgasm-inducing eats, NGNO will lead your tongue to book the next flight to Lebanon, Dubai, and beyond. Bismillah!

  1. Peep My Sneaks

Deep fried Big Mac. Deep fried lasagna rolls. Pregnant goldfish? Yup, that’s him. If you’re not peeping these eats, you’re sleepin’ on eats. Wake up! Getcha head in the game. This Sneakerhead is going to save us all with nothing but a handful of cheese and some canola oil.

  1. Cheat Day Eats

Not sure if all of these eats were technically eaten on “Cheat Day,” but also, who cares? As long as Ms. Jessica Cheat Day keeps posting gorgeous ‘grams like these, we can postpone the gym just a wee bit longer. Because it’s Cheat Day.

  1. Josh Elkin

One of the most ingenuitive in the food scene, Josh’s creations have included a s’mores cone, a cup made of cheeseburger, and a timely R2-D2 poutine. AN R2-D2 POUTINE. And when he’s not cooking and concocting, you can find him hosting Sugar Showdown on the Cooking Channel. It’s po ssible Josh doesn’t need sleep.

  1. Try It Or Diet

Mac and cheese burger #tryitordiet | 📷: @devourpower | 📍: @theainsworth

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Harbingers of screen-lickable photos (hellloo, milky buns) and co-owners of Afters Ice Cream Scott Nghiem and Andy Nguyen have a few Instagram accounts between them. Instead of pitting them against each other, one of their collaborative accounts, @TryItOrDiet, swoops into the top 10.

  1. Food with Michel

Michel’s account is truly gift from the Instagram gods. All of his images consist of a plain white background yet are somehow always able to illuminate the food at hand to the point of holiness. Whether he’s focusing on an exquisite multi-course meal, or a fat, trendy burger, he has a way of making all his meals look heavenly.

  1. Food Baby NY

If you haven’t heard, Mike Chau and his son Matthew (lovingly known as Food Baby NY) are taking the Big Apple and soon the rest of the country by storm, one nibble at a time. Now that there’s another food baby in the mix named Sam, their account is twice as great. Not going to lie—just a smidge jealous that these kids are eating are eating better than we ever will.

  1. Devour Power

The duo behind Devour Power are doing an excellent job of getting Instagram their regular protein fix. That is, if your idea of a protein fix is mile-high sandwiches, some drippy, juicy meats, and fried finger foods that require napkins by the double-digits. Ohhhh yeeeeeeahhhhh.

  1. Foooodieee

Apparently the username “@foodie” was taken by a no-good Insta-ghost, but Tess of @Foooodie definitely does her handle justice. Her curated pictures of sprinkles/icing/candy/cream-covered everything are going to set your teeth on fire (assuming that’s possible). No complaints though.

  1. Donuts Cookies and Cream

Sweet sweet victory! You won’t be able to take ten seconds of this account without a getting a hankering for sugar-coated everything. Fortunately, the trio that runs DCC makes sure to tag every location.

  1. Daily Food Feed

Peeping Daily Food Feed’s Instagram, you’ll find a colorful assortment of edible items, many of which happen to be trending in food media. Rainbow-encrusted donuts, sprinkly ice cream tacos, red-bunned burgers—Jed of DFF is there for it all, and he makes sure that with each photo, the food subject is practically in your face. Try not to lick your screen.

  1. The Vulgar Chef

The Vulgar Fucking Chef, encouraging us to #eatlikeshit since God knows when, and we’re loving every second of it. The caption says it all—Kyle Marcoux always lets his freak flag fly when it comes to playing with his food, and that’s how we received such delicacies like French Fry Burger Tacos, Mac n Cheese Pulled Pork Cake, and Pizza Meatloaf.  

  1. Dennis the Prescott

 

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Yep, all of Dennis’s pictures look this great, even when it’s simply “snack time.” Dennis gives an honest, approachable look at his many culinary indulgences, just go see for yourself. Like, now.    

 

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Hit-Or-Miss

This Artist Uses Food To Create Punny Works Of Art

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Working in the food industry, we tend to run into the occasional food pun every now and again. Lizzie Darden, a Florida-based designer, found a brilliant and creative way to bring food puns to life.

Design Taxi found this talented artist who uses actual food to create a series of images that illustrate food puns with the actual foods they’re made from.

The phrase “In a pickle.” involves her carving out letters from the center of pickles.

Check out some of her work below or follower her on Instagram to stay up to date on punny posts.

 

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Features

14 Of The Most Gorgeous Egg-Baked Avocados On Instagram

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There’s nothing sexier than the site of a perfectly cooked egg yolk. When added to an avocado, however, the contrast of yellow and green brings out something beautiful.

The simple dish works perfectly as a breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night snack. All you have to do is hollow out an avocado, add an egg, season and bake for 20 minutes.

We dug around and found some of the most mouth-watering images of baked avocados on Instagram. Seriously, this is enough  yolk porn to guarantee us a lifetime membership to the cholesterol club. Of course, wouldn’t have it any other way.

So unless you’ve already had a decent lunch, these photos are definitely NSFW.

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Technology

Google Is Working On Tech That Will Count The Calories On Your Instagram Food Pics

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All those food pictures in your Instagram feed might start showing calories, CNET reports. At an artificial-intelligence conference last week, Kevin P. Murphy of Google submitted a project that was said to allow users to count the calories of the food photos they posted on Instagram.

The project is called Im2Calories, reports Popular Science. Apparently it uses “sophisticated deep learning algorithms” as well as pattern recognition to identify foods. By doing so, it gives the users of the social media platform an estimate of how many calories their food photo contains.

While still not quite accurate, Murphy states that it gets smarter with more users contributing. Currently, Google has no plans to release Im2Calories as it is still in the developmental and research phases. However, they did file a patent on the software.

We can all agree, however, that it might hit a snag on the Foodbeast Instagram.

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Cravings

How To Make A CHEESE-STUFFED TATER TOT The Size Of A Burger

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Who’s ready to get cheese wasted?

This nifty Cheese-stuffed Tater Tot idea comes by way of Tym Bussanich, dad-bod chef extraordinaire who has brought us such ideas as the Burger-Stuffed Tater Tot (he seems to be on a tater-tot stuffing rampage of late). He’s come to the genius realization that if he mashes up tater tots, adds an egg for moisture and molding, he can shape it around practically anything he wants. In this particular episode, he’s shaped it around cheese:

How to make a stuffed tater tot #foodbeast

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Restaurants

This Restaurant Created Their Plates With Instagramers In Mind

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In this day and age, chefs and restauranteurs not only have to worry about whether or not the food tastes good, but also if it’ll look good on Instagram. People taking pictures of their meals when dining out has become the norm.

While it definitely irks some of the traditional diners who would rather enjoy their meal than wait for it to get cold, it doesn’t look like the trend is going away any time soon.

The Carmel Winery in Israel is well aware of this. Collaborating with Tel Aviv restaurant Catit, the two figured out a way to make the most of the trend by creating plates that are Instagram-friendly. Utilizing a variety of designs that both block out background distractions and focus on the food, the plates became a social media hit.

Check out some of the innovative designs featured.

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Opinion

The ‘Men And Coffee’ Instagram Is Giving Followers Everything…Except Diversity

The Internet has been on a [hot guy + (cute animal ∧∨ symbol of refinement)] = [virality + new underwear] kick lately, most recently culminating in the Men and Coffee Instagram.

I love coffee and I generally harbor no homicidal feelings toward men, so I immediately checked out the account and its corresponding website that also hosts pictures of celebrities/models with or without coffee. When I reached the end of both streams, my immediate thought was “That was a lot of white guys.”

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There’s a light sprinkling of men of color, but Men and Coffee, like most of its viral counterparts, is noticeably whitewashed. It isn’t until you dive, very deeply, into the hashtags themselves that you begin to find a smidgen more diversity.

Obviously, attraction is subjective and intersects with socioeconomic status, but it’s unmistakable how much white beauty permeates the world as the gold standard, evidenced by media representation, the black hair industry and OkCupid’s data, just to name a few.

This isn’t an attack on Alex Tooby, the Men and Coffee creator who mostly just pulls images from the newly created hashtag; this is a broader issue of how we perceive attraction.

I’m sure there are men of color drinking coffee, reading and walking their dogs around you all the time. Why not diversify some hashtags?