#COOKING: SALTY ‘N’ SWEET RICE KRISPIE TREATS RECIPE
Salty ‘n’ Sweet Rice Krispie Treats. You haven’t had a Rice Krispie Treat till you’ve had it done like this. These are dangerous. What a crunch! Sorry for any addictions that may result.
5 cups Rice Krispies
3 cups Mini Marshmallows
1/3 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup cashews, broken
1 cup Original Pringles, crushed
1/2 tsp sea salt
1. In large pot, melt butter with salt and 2 1/2 cups mini marshmallows over medium heat, stirring often.
2. Add-in peanut butter and stir till smooth.
3. Turn-off heat and add Rice Krispies, half of the Pringles and cashews. Stir with spatula till evenly combined.
4. Add-in remainder of marshmallows, careful not to stir too much.
5. Transfer mixture with spatula into a pan.
6. Press remainder of Pringles on-top till surface is even.
7. Cool at room temperature for about an hour. Cut into squares and serve. You can wrap each square individually in plastic wrap and store in air-tight container for about two days or you can freeze them.
(Photo credit: Mr. Will Wong)
#BOXOFFICE: “BEAST” STILL BEAUTIFUL IN SECOND WEEK AT#1
No huge surprises here. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST continues to perform beautifully with $91.2 million from 4,210 theatres in its second week out for Disney! In two weeks it has made already a staggering $319 million domestically.
By no means shameful, POWER RANGERS is second best with a superb $41.6 million opening in North America for Lionsgate Films/eOne Films, from 3,693 theatres. Expect a long-term Franchise. Critics gave it 46% on the Tomatometer but Audiences gave it an A CinemaScore. It was made for $100 million.
KONG: SKULL ISLAND is in third with $14 million in its third week for Warner Bros., a total $133 million over three weeks.
LIFE opens in fourth for Sony Pictures with $12.2 million from 3,146 theatres. Critics gave it a lukewarm 66% on the Tomatometer. Audiences gave it a C+ CinemaScore. It was made for $58 million.
LOGAN in its fourth week earns $10 million, surpassing the $200-million-mark over four weeks for 20th Century Fox.
CHIPS, adapted from the popular ’70s comedy series, debuts in seventh with $7.3 million from 2,464 theatres for Warner Bros. Critics gave it 20% on the Tomatometer, with a B- CinemaScore. It was made for $25 million.
THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE rounds out the Top Ten with $1.7 million in its seventh week out for Warner Bros. also.