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Sprite Collabs With Lebron James To Release Limited-Edition Flavor

The folks at Sprite must’ve heard all the chatter from fans during NBA All-Star Weekend in regards to their outdated commercials with Drake, because the cola company is set to launch a new flavor with King James. Sprite 6 Mix by LeBron is the first limited-edition Sprite flavor formulated in partnership with an NBA champion and cultural icon. The new beverage combines the refreshing taste of traditional Sprite with a splash of cherry and orange flavor — two of James’ favorites. Flavor formulation,  the packaging graphics and product name of Sprite 6 Mix were co-developed with LBJ to truly...

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Celebrate National Pie Day With Josh Brolin’s Peach Pie Recipe

In order to snag his latest role in Paramount Pictures’ film adaptation of author Joyce Maynard‘s Labor Day,  actor Josh Brolin (Gangster Squad, Men In Black 3) had to perfect his baking skills to prepare for the role of a convict who teaches Kate Winslet how to make peach pie from scratch in Jason Reitman’s upcoming release on January 31. The production studio has decided to share the recipe that Brolin made every day on the set of the American drama in honor of the unofficial holiday.   Ingredients: 3 pounds peaches 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup Crisco vegetable shortening 1 stick plus 1 tablespoon chilled butter, cut into pieces 1/3 to 1/2 cup ice water 2 tablespoons Minute tapioca (plus 2 additional tbsp to stir into peaches) 1 beaten egg 1 tablespoon sugar Directions: 1.       In a large bowl, combine the peaches, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Stir in 2 tbsp Minute Tapioca to help absorb juices.  Let stand, stirring occasionally. 2.       Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large bowl, mix the flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, work in the shortening and 1 stick of butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the ice water over the flour mixture, stirring gently with a fork. Continue adding the water...

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