Why the US Military Has a 26-Page Brownie Recipe

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  • Half as Interesting
    Half as Interesting3 muaj më parë

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  • jordanw2009


    3 ditë më parë

    Tha apple cake is for the win. Screw the mex food.

  • derp1951


    13 ditë më parë

    4:28 Woah dude that’s dark

  • Yaven


    2 muaj më parë


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    2 muaj më parë


  • jdjk7
    jdjk75 orë më parë

    Nice. Let's get this out onto a tray.

  • HDTomo
    HDTomo23 orë më parë

    When theres an Express VPN link joke on a not Express VPN sponsored video. Talk about product integration

  • HDTomo
    HDTomo23 orë më parë

    Plottwist: Gordon Ramsay used to be in the military

  • Miks Ceihners
    Miks CeihnersDitë më parë

    USA military: 1:20 Russian military: "Chicken produce"

  • mhm
    mhm2 ditë më parë

    where can i read the recipe?

  • Józef Sim
    Józef Sim2 ditë më parë

    I would want my brownies to be tested for rodent infestation though

  • Lizardiez gaming
    Lizardiez gaming2 ditë më parë

    I've tried the British army MRE and it was pretty good

  • Dr.BrightTTV
    Dr.BrightTTV2 ditë më parë

    I’ve never met anyone who hates MREs I mean some of them aren’t very good but I’ve never heard anyone complain about them

  • ReddJack
    ReddJack3 ditë më parë

    The broken down MRE you showed at 3:30 - Menu 10: Chili Mac is actually very good, no better nor worse than canned Chef Boyardee. That said, some of the menus are truly, truly hauntingly awful; The Menu 4: Cheese and veggie omelet is something you would rather starve yourself than consume.

  • Frankacheif
    Frankacheif3 ditë më parë

    the NZ MRE"s are pretty good

  • ChiefFunGuy
    ChiefFunGuy3 ditë më parë

    Meals refusing to exit

  • Mountain Mamma
    Mountain Mamma5 ditë më parë


  • Max Aggropop
    Max Aggropop5 ditë më parë

    mres have no best before date, they theoretically never expire.

  • Jacob Art's
    Jacob Art's6 ditë më parë

    mre's are good as heck

  • Uh Oh

    Uh Oh

    5 ditë më parë

    With 54% of my taxes going to the military, I’d hope they where good as hell

  • 0ther Un1t
    0ther Un1t7 ditë më parë

    Why isn't that sticker on all perishable food?

  • Tio Caiman
    Tio Caiman8 ditë më parë

    Can you talk about the Indian MRIs? I understand they use Turmeric instead of chemicals to make them to last long.

  • Bennny Middleton
    Bennny Middleton8 ditë më parë

    The fact a 26 page brownie recipe exists should tell you everything you need to know about the US military

  • zodiac tea
    zodiac tea8 ditë më parë

    ah yes time to use a vpn on my mre because its bad at keeping hackers out yes yes that makes sense

  • Aserkill
    Aserkill8 ditë më parë

    Wouldn't a package of beef jerky be far better?

  • Cameron Jodoin
    Cameron Jodoin9 ditë më parë

    Coming from someone in the military, they really aren't that bad. I am in the CAF however so ours might just be better.

  • The sprite Is here
    The sprite Is here9 ditë më parë

    Eh mre's aren't even that bade

  • Paul Allen
    Paul Allen10 ditë më parë

    I had some mre's on a backpacking trip, and they're honestly not that bad.

  • TvDootMan.27
    TvDootMan.2710 ditë më parë

    Because they can.

  • Blackout Lol
    Blackout Lol10 ditë më parë

    5:23 the people who made mre's: okay that's it make a new one that stops people from hacking the food.

  • Motion Cell
    Motion Cell10 ditë më parë

    Well, so its basically hardtack but with chocolate and not hard?

  • Inert Productions Alternate
    Inert Productions Alternate11 ditë më parë

    Does anyone know where you can actually find that recipe? I'd particularly like to find the MRE pound cake recipe.

  • George Carlson
    George Carlson12 ditë më parë

    This is not the Army's recipe for brownies in the messhalls. It is the contract specification for contractors to make and sell brownies to the military. It's the all too typical stupidity of military contracting.

  • Emtu
    Emtu12 ditë më parë

    I like the joke that MREs are three lies in one - it's not a Meal, it's not Ready, and you can't Eat it.

  • Carousel of Agony
    Carousel of Agony13 ditë më parë

    A wrinkle in time was so bad it set the feminist movement back a couple of months

  • Pimpaho
    Pimpaho13 ditë më parë

    I liked your little Jab at ALthe

  • Robert Selden
    Robert Selden14 ditë më parë

    I like MRE’s

  • Advice Teller
    Advice Teller14 ditë më parë

    Picked eggs ?

  • Queen City Pressure Clean
    Queen City Pressure Clean14 ditë më parë


  • Grayish Moop
    Grayish Moop14 ditë më parë

    They must be ok if there as good as sams jokes

  • Caden Scharpf
    Caden Scharpf15 ditë më parë

    Speak for yourself my mre is great at stopping hackers

  • Thomas Pickens
    Thomas Pickens15 ditë më parë

    MREs only taste bad to people who have never eaten them. Most of the anecdotal "stories" are from around the Vietnam War.

  • Chase Patterson
    Chase Patterson15 ditë më parë

    Way too many add mentions

  • Marianelle Jean-François
    Marianelle Jean-François15 ditë më parë

    1:55 eggs 1:57 nuts 2:10 brownie

  • Zachary Nelson
    Zachary Nelson15 ditë më parë

    The creamed spinach mre is bad. I actually like the others I’ve tried. Brisket is my favorite

  • Michael T
    Michael T15 ditë më parë

    This video produced by someone who has never eaten an MRE and relies on opinions from REMF's as to their taste.

  • Jaide Airblade
    Jaide Airblade15 ditë më parë

    When will the video about bricks will get released?

  • Kerosin
    Kerosin15 ditë më parë

    4:28 Holy fuck

  • sunny
    sunny16 ditë më parë

    actually the current mre brownies are good

  • EncryptaCat
    EncryptaCat16 ditë më parë

    Bruh if you think MREs are bad you’ve never had a good one

  • gunraptor
    gunraptor16 ditë më parë

    Considering all of these requirements, I'm shocked that MREs taste as good as they do. Like, honestly, they're pretty decent when you don't have to eat ass-tons of them.....

  • Warhawk 2004
    Warhawk 200416 ditë më parë

    MRE's aren't actually that bad

  • A G
    A G16 ditë më parë

    4:10 just died

  • Yu Hin TAM
    Yu Hin TAM16 ditë më parë

    a sterilized vacuum-sealed bag works for my computer

  • Starbird14
    Starbird1417 ditë më parë

    Better to have self heating canned meals. And they never tell you what those red rings mean, so soldiers wouldn't know if they received a bad mre.

  • Starbird14
    Starbird1417 ditë më parë

    Lol, You need a stomach made of iron to get through the military.

  • Best around
    Best around17 ditë më parë

    And here I thought it was used to hide the philosopher's stone, and other state alchemy secrets.

  • Edward O
    Edward O17 ditë më parë

    All of the brownies I've ever gotten from MREs were really good.. 🤔🤷🏽‍♂️

  • Michael Sultana
    Michael Sultana17 ditë më parë

    My facorite name was Mr. E, because it's a fuckin mystery what you're eating.

  • NotSoWiseGuy
    NotSoWiseGuy17 ditë më parë

    Hot take: MRE good

  • Johns Town
    Johns Town17 ditë më parë

    Government spending our $ with no checks and balances... Can you even imagine how much this cost!

  • Fabian Quezada
    Fabian Quezada17 ditë më parë

    As a person that likes to ask all the dumb questions I can kind of see why they would have a need to do this and be so descriptive especially if people are baking these brownies in places where they really can't call a friend and ask them to describe what whisking is.

  • Jello
    Jello17 ditë më parë

    French MRE are actually known for being amongst the best tasting ones in the world, in case you wondered

  • RefleX
    RefleX17 ditë më parë

    The dot indicator is the one Walmart uses in my local 30% African American city. Way to go Walmart!

  • Kraig Miller
    Kraig Miller17 ditë më parë

    That TSA joke was fucked up but funny as fuck

  • BenBox47
    BenBox4717 ditë më parë

    Dang, I was the 777,778 viewer. My bad

  • Michael Scoffield
    Michael Scoffield17 ditë më parë

    Jokes makes it Half as interesting

  • SomeoneYouMayKnow
    SomeoneYouMayKnow18 ditë më parë

    I'm disappointed you didn't actually make and try the brownies 😕

  • LilacDoe
    LilacDoe18 ditë më parë

    👍🏼 for the TSA joke

  • PurplePotatoes
    PurplePotatoes18 ditë më parë

    It's because our goverment is controlled by the military-coca complex

  • FrenchyMcToast
    FrenchyMcToast18 ditë më parë

    What kind of omega level god tier hackers do you know that can hack vacuum sealed brownies?

  • BoxedInGaming
    BoxedInGaming18 ditë më parë

    Now i want brownies... Not the MRE kind though

  • Michael Sanders
    Michael Sanders18 ditë më parë

    Why do you keep making jokes about Jesus? This isn’t the first time. I really love your channel but I will no longer be watching because of this. People can say what they want, but Christians find these types of jokes offensive.

  • codi bear
    codi bear18 ditë më parë

    I love your jokes inserted randomly 😂

  • ConstrictedByReality
    ConstrictedByReality18 ditë më parë

    An additional caveat to the length and extremely specific nature to writing directions to be used in production. The goal to writing directions for mass production is so that the least capable employee can produce the most consistent results - assuming directions were explicitly followed. In an undergrad class for product development, we had to write instructions for brushing your teeth to be given and followed by a class mate, the instructions were to be followed as though you understood English and could follow directions very literally, and nothing more. The shortest A grade in the class was like 3 pages, and still operated on ‘too many assumptions’.

  • Reid Martinez
    Reid Martinez18 ditë më parë

    That TSA comment got me dying laughing

  • pocketsand
    pocketsand19 ditë më parë

    My dude I've been in the army over 7 years now I've deployed and been all over the damn place and I can say there's nothing wrong with an MRE some of them are better than others but none of the modern ones are disgusting some of them are better heated some of them are better cold but all of them are decent convenient food I'm actually craving one right now Asian style beef strips sounds decent tonight

  • ShadowHunter120
    ShadowHunter12019 ditë më parë

    Just give me ramen and canned carrots then.

  • Rob
    Rob19 ditë më parë

    Your sense of humor rocks. Rarely does anything actually make me laugh because I tend to see the jokes a mile away. The TSA color guide caught me totally off guard, and treats came to my eyes as I tried not to spit my hot soup out. Thanks. 👍🏻

  • Blitzkrieg131
    Blitzkrieg13119 ditë më parë

    Destroyed the TSA 4:27😂

  • Sean Peacock
    Sean Peacock19 ditë më parë

    I liked the Mr.Es that I had in the Army.

  • smakkacow
    smakkacow19 ditë më parë

    but how do you hack food

  • Max Pennacchini
    Max Pennacchini19 ditë më parë

    Seamless sponsor plug

  • Evan_Day_2020
    Evan_Day_202019 ditë më parë

    They actually aren’t that bad

  • Rupesh R
    Rupesh R20 ditë më parë

    Too many commercials and jokes.

  • Royal Riding
    Royal Riding20 ditë më parë

    The military in a nutshell

  • Damian Bisha
    Damian Bisha20 ditë më parë

    I haven't tried US MRE yet but French, Polish and Czech are absolute bangers, just remember that blue chees in French rations is a weapon not a snack

    BIGMIKE20 ditë më parë

    Probably got charged a couple mil for that.

  • Lopoo Qwuyt
    Lopoo Qwuyt20 ditë më parë

    4:27 say what?

  • BradynLee09
    BradynLee0920 ditë më parë

    they hired the wrong boomer

  • chrisserrific
    chrisserrific20 ditë më parë

    I grew up eating them. They aren't that bad.

  • meow meow meow
    meow meow meow20 ditë më parë

    this one is very easy to explain. those strict definitions of the ingredients dictates to the vendor producing the brownies the parameters so they can't substitute chicken eggs with anything.

  • zachary hoffa
    zachary hoffa20 ditë më parë

    MRE is not nearly as bad as this video makes them seem. They are actually not bad at all.

  • Pac
    Pac20 ditë më parë

    The sponsor was literally almost half of the video

  • Tacoman 1619
    Tacoman 161921 ditë më parë

    I thought the thumbnail had bricks In it so I clicked on it but I am now disappointed

  • xxingoNTF
    xxingoNTF21 ditë më parë

    i disliked the video because of how many times they mentioned their sponsor

  • Richard
    Richard21 ditë më parë

    Was in the navy and our ship ran out of food once and we were on MREs for almost a full week. I enjoyed them.

  • David Greer
    David Greer21 ditë më parë

    I think this video counts as clickbait.

  • UbuntuTheDistro
    UbuntuTheDistro21 ditë më parë

    Yep your jokes are bad

  • Dizzious
    Dizzious22 ditë më parë

    Most of the MREs I've eaten are actually pretty tasty. The brownies are very good, you've obviously never had one...

  • Zman44444
    Zman4444422 ditë më parë

    4:30 Oof..

  • JackPro 235
    JackPro 23522 ditë më parë

    I had one one time ( not in the military ) but they are pretty darn good

  • a random supra
    a random supra23 ditë më parë

    I was watching a video of someone asking people why they joined the military and the amount of people that said "food" surprises me even more now. How are you that desperate for food that you join the military to eat the stuff they have?

  • 6CatsInAnAlley
    6CatsInAnAlley23 ditë më parë

    I’ve seen this before, it’s the recipe to make the philosophers stone

  • Grenade45
    Grenade4523 ditë më parë

    This was a really funny episode. bravo!

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