Andy Richter and 2 others liked A TINy Beefsteak @TenderBeefste 9h If my calculations are correct biscuits and Triscuits hint towards a mysterious third food called monoscuits badgerofshambles a singular scuit just one threeraccoonsinatrenchcoat an edible cracker with just one side mathematically impossible and yet here I am monching on it brunhiddensmusings scuit comes from the french word for bake' 'cuire' as bastardized by adoption by the brittish and a few hundred years biscuit meant twice-baked' originally meaning items like hardtack which were double baked to dry them as a preservative measure long before things like sugar and butter were introduced if you see a historical doccument use the word 'biscuit' do not be fooled to think 'being a pirate mustve been pretty cool they ate nothing but cookies' - they were made of misery to last long enough to be used in museum displays or as paving stones 1862 Hardtack fromof bread was that to The The triscuit' is toasted after the normal biscu it process thrice baked thus the monoscuit is a cookie thats soft and chewy because it was only baked once not twice behold the monoscuitscuit cameoamalthea Why is this called a biscuit brunhiddensmusings when brittish colonists settled in the americas they no longer had to preserve biscuits for storage or sea voyages so instead baked them once and left them soft often with buttermilk or whey to convert cheap staplesbyproducts into filling items to bulk out the meal to make a small amount of greasy meat feed a whole family considering hardtack biscuits were typically eaten by dipping them in grease or gravy untill they became soft enough to eat without breakinga tooth this was a pretty short leap of just dont make them rock hard if im not baking for the army' but didnt drop the name because its been used for centuries and people forgot its french for twice baked' back in the tudor era biscuit was just a lump of cooked dough that wasnt leavened bread as far as they cared thus the the same time 'cookies' then came to america via german and dutch immigrants as tiny cakes made with butter sugarmolasses and eggs before 'tea biscuits' as england knew them due to the new availability of cheap sugar- which is why 'biscuit and 'cookie' are separate items in america but the same item in the UK buttermilk biscuit and the hardtack biscuit existed at the evolution of the biscuit has forks on its family tree Source authumor 36507 notes Monobiscuit Meme

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