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Twitter User Figures Out Why Triscuits Are Called “Triscuits” And Minds Everywhere Are Blown

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Sometimes the internet answers a question you never even knew you had.

Nabisco invented Triscuits in 1900. They were granted a patent in 1902. Nabisco began producing Triscuits for mass consumption in 1903. Each wafer currently measures 1-3/4 inches square. There are currently dozens of different flavors of the popular wheat snack. While all of this information will make for perfect ice-breaker fun facts at your next dinner party, it doesn’t really provide information on why Trsicuits are called “Triscuits,” which truthfully I have never even thought about before. Until today that is.

Twitter user @SageBoggs asked a question that has shaken the social media platform to its very core. He asked “What does the word ‘Triscuit’ mean?” If you’re like me you probably read that and thought “well everyone knows it has something to do with a biscuit” and while that is correct, Alex Trebek would have you escorted off of  Jeopardy for an answer so incomplete. Luckily for us, @SageBoggs continues his Twitter thread providing a ton of snack facts but not before warning us to “buckle up.” And it definitely is a wild ride.

Originally, @SageBoggs thought the “Tri” in “Triscuits” could stand for three layers or three ingredients but when he asked Nabisco themselves he got a response saying that was incorrect. In that same official response, Nabisco said none of the records from the date of invention survived so they weren’t 100% sure about the origin of the name either. WHAT?!? First mind explosion right there. After some more digging, @SageBoggs discovers one of the earliest ads for “Triscuits” features the slogan “baked by electricity,” which was a unique method of baking at the time. And then it hit him, the “Tri” in “Triscuits” comes from “elec-TRI-city.” They’re “electricity biscuits!” Mind blown all over again! Obviously Twitter erupted with comments, many of which express gratitude for answering a burning question we never knew we needed answer.

Take a look at the educational thread below!

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VIDEO:Rolled Ice Cream, Cheetos Bagels And Grasshoppers Are Just Some Of The Unusual Things Brian Balthazar Has Eaten On ‘The Wendy Williams Show’

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You’ve seen pop culture expert, Brian Balthazar, appear on The Wendy Williams Show quite a bit over the last few years. He even co-hosted the show on three separate occasions. It wasn’t until his last visit where he and Jason Biggs chowed down on a KFC Cheetos Chicken Sandwich that it hit me: Being on the daytime talk show makes Brian Balthazar hungry!

The proof is in the pudding…pun definitely intended. Carla Hall made sure to bring some snacks for Brian when they cohosted together.

Sure, Wendy is known for telling us to “grab a snack and come on back”…

But you’d have to be absolutely famished to want to eat fish sliders at 10am.

He’s gotten so hungry he resorted to eating GRASSHOPPER TACOS on the show!

Could it be that Brian isn’t actually hungry though? Could he just be a brave soul willing to be the taste tester so we don’t have to? Could my theory be flawed?!

I suddenly feel like maybe we owe Brian a big thanks…

Either way, it’s fun to watch! Click below to take a look at a compilation of all the fun stuff Brian Balthazar has eaten on The Wendy Williams Show!

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No One Asked For It But Brach’s Just Launched ‘Thanksgiving Dinner’ Candy Corn That Tastes Like Turkey, Stuffing And Green Beans

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This year, give thanks for meat-flavored candy.

Ever sat at the dinner table on Thanksgiving thinking “hmm, everything in this meal would make for excellent candy flavors”? Me neither. Somehow, someone over at Brach’s did think that and now “Thanksgiving Dinner” flavored candy corn is hitting shelves across the nation.

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The new bags of candy corn are available at Walgreens and include flavors such as roasted turkey, green beans, ginger-glazed carrot, sweet potato pie and cranberry sauce. Yum. The candies are sold in 12oz bags so you can enjoy those fantastic flavors swirling around your mouth for a while.

Instagram account @puppreviews tried all six flavors and shared that most of them were surprisingly quite tasty. The glazed carrot, sweet potato pie, green beans and cranberry sauce were all said to be delicious while the turkey and stuffing were described as “taboo” and “downright wrong to be in candy.”

Well if you can’t wait three months to feast on a real Thanksgiving dinner, head over to your local Walgreens for the next best(?) thing.

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Cheetos Is Making Dinner Dangerously Cheesy With New Line Of Mac ‘N Cheese

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Can hardly wait to try this cheetah’s cheddar.

Whether you like it creamy, crumb-coated or conventional, macaroni and cheese is a dish that is hard to improve on. Sure you can add bacon or lobster or try something wacky like frying it up but when it comes down to it, mac and cheese is pretty much perfect as is. Or so I thought. Frito Lay just announced their new line of Cheetos flavored Mac ‘n Cheese and I take back everything I just said.

The dangerously cheesy new line is exploding into pasta aisles with three exciting flavors all “made with authentic Cheetos cheesiness using Chester’s Top-Secret Seasoning.” You’ll be able to choose from Bold and Cheesy, Cheesy Jalapeño and Flamin’ Hot. Oh choosing just one is practically like Sophie’s Choice. Of the new product line Rachel Ferdinando, SVP, CMO Frito-Lay North America said “We’ve seen incredible culinary creativity from our Cheetos fans through the years, taking our product and using as an actual ingredient in recipes—whether at restaurants, or now more than ever, at home. Cheetos Mac ‘n Cheese borrows that culinary inspiration to provide a mischievous mashup of an ordinary fan favorite. We’re putting our orange-dusted fingerprints on an at-home staple at a time when home mealtime occasions are on the rise.”

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To get your fingers, which ironically won’t be covered in Cheetos dust after eating this, on a box of Cheetos Mac ‘n Cheese simply head to your closest Walmart or order online here. All three flavors come in either 5.7 ounce boxes or a smaller, single serving cup. Although, whoever can simply have one single serving cup deserves a medal to be honest.

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