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Favorite Topping for a Triscuit?

Love Love Love Triscuits and the Rye is my favorite..love to top it with whip cream cheese and green olives or vine ripe tomt's and cream cheese..or shredded cheese and zap it in the microwave for a couple of seconds.
What's your fav?

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  1. i like the thin ones with chedder and thin pear

    1. Cream cheese and jelly!!! Swiss or Gruyere and a drizzle of honey-mustard. adam

      1. back in the good old days when i could eat them, it was usually with with Boursin, Alouette, or vegetable cream cheese (spread or dipped)...or topped with slices of sharp cheddar. of course, when i was away at summer we squirted Easy Cheese on them.

        1. homemade garlic feta dip. Eat a bunch of that on triscuits and forget about dinner!

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          1. re: amyvc

            I'm partial to the rosemary version ... VERY tasty. On top, some sharp cheddar, or the aforementioned Boursin, In college, late nite favorites were Triscuit with swiss, melted in the toaster oven (yes, I went to college before everyone had a microwave)

            1. re: Cheflambo

              ooh, i forgot how good they were with Swiss too! melting the cheese turned it into an entirely different experience because the heat made the Triscuits pliable and a bit chewy.

          2. A garbage can lid belongs on Triscuits.
            I do not like them Chich I am.
            I do not like them in the car.
            I do not like them at the bar.
            I do like them here or there.
            I do not like them Chick I am.

            The Grinch

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              1. re: Passadumkeg

                They're not a favorite of mine, either. They're the cracker equivalent to Shredded Wheat
                for me.

                  1. re: amyvc

                    Especially the small ones. They're so triscuity.

                    1. re: amyvc

                      Probably b/c my husband's doctor put him on SugarBuster's to lower his blood sugar. For 18 months, we had brown rice, the occasional sweet potato, triscuits and wheat thins...it was okay until the last couple of months. To this day, I can't face any of that stuff. We eat a healthy, well-balanced diet, and hubby's blood sugar is just fine.

                    2. re: bayoucook

                      Me too! I can tolerate them now and te cracked pepper or rosemary versions are passable.

                      1. re: bayoucook

                        I can't stand them or shredded wheat either. Tastes like toasted cardboard.

                      2. re: Passadumkeg

                        The Grinch hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season! Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason. It could be his head wasn't screwed on just right. It could be, perhaps, that his shoes were too tight. But I think that the most likely reason of all May have been that his heart was two sizes too small.

                        The Grinch hated Triscuits, and with no real excuse
                        Now please don't ask why.
                        You must ask Doctor Zeuss.
                        It could be his false teeth were broken and loose.
                        Or perhaps just a shortage of salivary juice.
                        But I think that the most likely reason of all
                        May have been that his mouth was two sizes too small.

                        For a triscuit is fine when you leave it alone
                        But it's rarely consumed when it's all on its own.
                        Instead it is mounted with edible pieces
                        With cheeses and meats, its size then increases.
                        Till it looks like his sleigh with thousands of gifts.
                        Small at the bottom with sides shaped like cliffs.

                        And here is the reason that passadumkeg
                        Has disliked his triscuits from a fertilised egg.
                        The hole in head twixt his nose and his chin.
                        Is too small a space for this feast to go in.
                        And living his life in a triscuitless way
                        Has made made him the Grinch we still see today.

                        1. re: Passadumkeg

                          I'm sorry BC, I should not have posted this. It is like a vegan posting on a Lugar's steak board.
                          I like Chivas Regal on top of my Triscuits! :0))

                          1. re: Passadumkeg

                            It's all good Passadumkeg..
                            Have a great weekend in Maine..have a lobsta roll and some blueberry ice cream for me..
                            Top that with a triscuit!

                            1. re: Beach Chick

                              Going to see Saphire & The Uppity Blues Women at the North Atlantic Blues Festival in Rockland, Me (home of the largest lobster festival). Lottsa food and drink.
                              I love Spam on Triscuits!

                        2. Topped with tuna salad and melted cheese. Yumm!

                          1. In the 60s and 70s, my mom would serve "canapes" of Triscuits topped with cream cheese and Major Grey's Chutney. I still have a soft spot for them.

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                              1. re: alanbarnes

                                Sounds like Narsai David's chutney cheese paté, made all the more classy with dry sherry and curry powder, among other things . . .

                              2. Potted meat food product, available at WM, $.45/can. MMM MMM ! And don't forget the store brand velveeta!

                                1. I only eat the Hint of Salt ones anymore...
                                  goat cheese is great on them
                                  natural peanut butter
                                  tuna salad also fab on them. Yep, 3 or 4 with peanut butter and then some fresh fruit is a quick breakfast that holds me til 1 p.m.

                                  1. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, then top that with jalapeno jelly - it is just the right amount of spice and sweetness.

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                                    1. re: fresnohotspot

                                      brie and jalapeno jelly are another good combo too..toaster oven to melt the brie..YUM!
                                      love the chicken salad on rye.
                                      loving everyones topping ideas!!

                                      1. chichen salad on the rye variety............

                                        1. with melted aged cheddar or chunky peanut butter, pretty much anything with triscuits.

                                          1. Yum, I love Triscuits, too. I take mine with an ample chunk of room-temp extra sharp cheddar.


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                                            1. re: LeahBaila

                                              When I met my ex-in laws in the mid 70's I thought they were so sophisticated, because they were from Long Island money and ate so many things I never had as a lower middle class midwesterner. Triscuits with Extra Sharp Cracker Barrel cheddar cheese is one that comes to mind immediately. I still love that combo.

                                              1. re: cycloneillini

                                                I married into midwestern upper middle class and that was/is a staple for them as well. Interesting class marker.

                                            2. I like 'em plain...on their own...nude

                                              1. 1. slices of roma tomatos, delicious, done.
                                                2. small squares of cheddar cheese, sprinkle with lawry's sea salt, broil for a few minutes, so the cheese melts and gets a little crisp. Wow. Comfort food crack.

                                                1. With sun dried tomatoes and cream cheese! Mmmm

                                                  1. Tomato butter from our local farm stand is good on all crackers of this type. sometimes with a little cheese, or a little ham or pepperoni. so yummy

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                                                    1. re: jujuthomas

                                                      Wow, can you please elaborate on tomato butter? It sounds divine!


                                                      1. re: LeahBaila

                                                        it's a very concentrated, thick tomato goo... um, think apple butter but savory. I can't tell you off the top of my head what they put in it... since I'm at work and the jar is at home (lucky jar!) it's a little salty, a little sweet, a little spicy it really is amazing. they make it at our local farm stand: http://www.mapleacresfarmmarket.com/i..., outside Philly.

                                                        1. re: jujuthomas

                                                          Oh my, it truly sounds incredible. What else do you use it on? I bet it's great on eggs, biscuits, burgers (?), grilled cheeses, etc.


                                                          1. re: LeahBaila

                                                            well, actually that little jar went pretty quickly in the cracker application (it was a party) and we've not remembered to pick more up so not much experimenting was done. :)

                                                            1. re: jujuthomas

                                                              Ack! The link didn't work :( Can you please resend? Hopefully I can order! Thanks Juju.


                                                              1. re: LeahBaila

                                                                if the link still doesn't work, do a google search for maple acres farm, in plymouth meeting, pa

                                                                  1. re: LeahBaila

                                                                    you are very welcome! I hope they send you some. :)

                                                                    1. re: jujuthomas

                                                                      wow, that stuff sounds terrific. i wish they had a more comprehensive product listing on their website - i may have to call them to see if they'll ship me an order!

                                                                      1. re: goodhealthgourmet

                                                                        I was there yesterday, and meant to ask, but they were VERY busy. I did notice that now they're selling it in bigger jars, so it must be very popular. They also do ketchup, salsa, marinara... can't remember what else. :)

                                                                      2. re: jujuthomas

                                                                        Hey there! Just wanted to let you know that I placed an order for 3 jars of tomato butter! Richard (manager? owner?) was so kind and helpful. Looking forward and will report back!
                                                                        BTW, I told him I found them on chow.com. Thx again.


                                                                        1. re: LeahBaila

                                                                          So glad they are shipping to you! The staff is always great there. Enjoy!

                                                      2. “Trisquies” are a favorite camping food.

                                                        A slab of sharp cheddar, a plop of spicy salsa, and a glistening sardine, chased with a cold beer. Tastes great after a dip in the river!

                                                          1. Spaghetti sauce and cheddar cheese... taste like pizza!

                                                            1. Rye Triscuits topped with smoked trout dip, or smoked salmon and scallion cream cheese are heavenly.

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                                                              1. re: 4Snisl

                                                                Oh yes! My husband smokes salmon and mackerel. Both make a divine dip/spread that is wonderful on Triscuits. Smoked fish (flaked), finely chopped red onion, capers, cream cheese, a little spicy mustard and just enough milk to make it the right texture.

                                                              2. I like the Cracked Pepper & Olive Oil ones with a slice of avocado on top!

                                                                1. Love the thin Triscuits..although Rye is better darn yummy too.
                                                                  Fav topping is sundried tomato and roasted eggplant
                                                                  In a pinch goat cheese, pistachios and apricots
                                                                  but frankly everything taste good on a Triscuit

                                                                  1. Almost anything, or nothing. They're awesome, even the reduced fat ones.

                                                                    1. ok sorry but vegemite and cheese on a triscuit rye cracker is very nice, very very nice.

                                                                      1. Black Pepper Triscuits with goat cheese and tapenade
                                                                        Regular Triscuits with crunchy Jif and shiracha

                                                                        1. I love them topped with chopped chicken liver.

                                                                          1. A hunk of roasted red pepper, topped with an anchovy

                                                                            1. My favorite is the thin variety with a bit of muenster cheese. I also really like the black pepper and olive oil triscuits with a really sharp cheddar.

                                                                              1. Triscuits ain't my favorite cracker. However, gimme some of that orange-and-purple "port wine cheddar spread" in the little brown crock and I'm all over Triscuits with that. I know it isn't gourmet, but heck, I like it.

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                                                                                1. re: shaogo

                                                                                  Yep!!!! # 2 would be "squirty cheese"...

                                                                                  Mmmmm, with martinis!

                                                                                    1. Any flavor Trisect used to dip Tribe 40 Spice Hummus.

                                                                                      Second favorite: black bean salad. (Black beans, diced tomatoes, corn, lime juice, spices.)

                                                                                      1. The Rye triscuits are my favorite as well, with goat cheese and jam (fig or cherry are my favorites) or hummus. And of course, plain. Yum!

                                                                                        1. Cottage cheese. I love the texture contrast!

                                                                                          1. tomato and bacon with ranch dressing or crush them up and us them instead of bread crumbs on chicken super good

                                                                                            1. gobbs of cream cheese with green olives stuffed with blue cheese.

                                                                                              1. I put a block of cream cheese on a plate, cover it with cocktail sauce and then some fresh small shrimp and start dipping in.

                                                                                                Or sliced beef stick, slice of cheese and some sweet hot mustard. (I usually have cheddar, smoked cheddar, swiss, monterey jack, etc. on hand for these - but you can use anything you like)

                                                                                                1. As Mitch Hedberg said (about Ritz) I didn't buy them because they are little plates!

                                                                                                  1. Sliced cheese- almost any kind

                                                                                                    Cream cheese with chopped green olives mixed in

                                                                                                    That cheese spread that's made with grated sharp cheddar, chopped pimentos, and mayo

                                                                                                        1. I love the olive oil and rosemary triscuits topped with cream cheese and a half a canned anchovie.

                                                                                                            1. Add to my contribution a +++ for the cheddar. There's something so classic about Triscuits and good cheddar (or Colby) cheese.

                                                                                                              1. one of my exes thought triscuits were the quintessential vehicle for cottage cheese.

                                                                                                                i also recently was at a small party where the hostess put out a mezzes platter with hummus, baba ghanouj and triscuits.

                                                                                                                and bear with me on this one, crumble them up, melt some butter in a pan and toast them like bread crumbs (not quite as finely crushed), then use them to top tomato soup with basil shards.

                                                                                                                1. I can eat the rosemary Triscuits plain, all on their own. So good.

                                                                                                                  1. Good, soft bleu cheese of some sort, room temperature, easily spread.
                                                                                                                    The Schloss cheese from Rouge et Noir in California is also wonderful, especially if a bit aged.

                                                                                                                    1. The artichoke jalapeno cream cheese spread at Costco is fab on a rye Triscuit..

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                                                                                                                      1. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                        Tuna mousse
                                                                                                                        Toum (garlic nectar!)
                                                                                                                        Green olive tapenade

                                                                                                                        1. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                          Heart be still...garlic nectar, Toum..
                                                                                                                          Love me a good green olive tapenade..
                                                                                                                          Great ideas HillJ!

                                                                                                                          1. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                            Never met a Triscuit I didn't like. Crushed Triscuits added to oatmeal cookie dough is da bomb.

                                                                                                                            1. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                              Ohmygod!!! I didn't see this, I didn't see this, I didn't see this...

                                                                                                                              1. re: buttertart

                                                                                                                                Remember that little ole brownie recipe with the crushed pretzel topper...well, the crushed Triscuits are a whole 'nother matter of excellence revisited.

                                                                                                                                1. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                                  You are a wicked person... ;-) How many Triscuits to an average recipe of oatmeal cookie dough?

                                                                                                                                  1. re: buttertart

                                                                                                                                    First, keep the texture in but crush well (if that makes sense). 1/2 cup to start out in your fav recipe and if u like, gradually replace 1/2 oatmeal called for with 1/2 crushed Triscuits.

                                                                                                                              2. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                                How the heck did you come up with that one HillJ?
                                                                                                                                I've done crushed up Ritz crackers with Panko with fish and lobster.

                                                                                                                                1. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                                  Riff be they middle name, BC. If memory serves, we had some leftover crackers from a party and oatmeal cookies were the next recipe on cue...typical of me so I'm sure it was as simple as that. Once the riff works, experimentation is the only logical thing to do. And my cookbook RIFFS by HillJ will be out in 2014!

                                                                                                                                  1. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                                    You're a frigging piece of work!
                                                                                                                                    ; )

                                                                                                                                    1. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                                      Naturally :) (my hairstyles to short to flip my ends while smiling back!).

                                                                                                                          2. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                            I bet you that would be "fab" on a finger.

                                                                                                                            1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                                              Is there a spy cam on my big ol' almost empty tub of artichoke jalapeno cream cheese goodness?

                                                                                                                          3. the roasted garlic are pretty good on their own or with a little piece of cheddar added

                                                                                                                            1. I like the dill ones topped with willow tree chicken salad. Yum

                                                                                                                              1. My favorite is the relatively new "Black Pepper" flavored Triscuits. Spicy & good on their own, but also are very complementary to nearly any topping.

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                                                                                                                                1. re: Bacardi1

                                                                                                                                  Ooooohh- sounds wonderful. I like all triscuits, but I buy the reduced fat plain ones, because it blows me away how many triscuits I can eat. With anything. Almost any cheese, tapenade, you name it.

                                                                                                                                  1. re: EWSflash

                                                                                                                                    Some mozzarella or pepperjack. Sometimes a slice of pepperoni on top of the cheese.

                                                                                                                                    1. re: EWSflash

                                                                                                                                      Too many triscuits are never enough.

                                                                                                                                  2. butter, just soft, unsalted butter,

                                                                                                                                    1. Cream cheese and a drop or two of pickapeppa, or chicken salad made with chicken, spices, mayo, apples, pecans, celery, and black olives.

                                                                                                                                      Going to have to try the cream cheese and green olives since I can't get enough of celery stuffed with that.

                                                                                                                                      1. This is fun. I just discovered these recently and I love them too. I put brown mustard and tiny sardines on them for lunch. I eat with a few cherry tomatoes and some celery sticks or other raw veggie. One of my favorite lunches.

                                                                                                                                        1. Also, if you want to make an edible nativity scene, crumbled up Triscuits make for perfect "hay".

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                                                                                                                                          1. re: ipsedixit

                                                                                                                                            And roofs on gingerbread houses!

                                                                                                                                            1. re: HillJ

                                                                                                                                              You and Ipsy's post are CLASSIC!

                                                                                                                                              Who the hell would of thunk to crumble up Triscuits for hay for the manger and let's not forget about the roof on the gingerbread house!

                                                                                                                                              Still frigging laughing...that is pure genius!!

                                                                                                                                              1. re: Beach Chick

                                                                                                                                                You raise a few kids (speaking for myself here) you become a master at improv.

                                                                                                                                            1. My easy-peasy shrimp, cream cheese, cocktail sauce, and lemon zest concoction. Start w/ a shallow bowl, softened cream cheese spread about, bay shrimp, cocktail sauce, a shower of lemon zest. YUMMY!

                                                                                                                                              1. Triscuit nachos: salsa, black beans, zap till cheese is melty. If you use reduced-fat Triscuits, you can justify extra cheese and feel virtuous about not eating fried tortilla chips...

                                                                                                                                                1. Use a recipe for spicy crackers and instead use triscuits (2) boxes. They are wonderful.

                                                                                                                                                  1. Origional triscuits with a slice of pepperoni. Simple, easy, and definitely tasty :)

                                                                                                                                                    1. Costco has this artichoke/jalapeño cream cheese dip that is absolutely fab on a triscuit.

                                                                                                                                                        1. Fresh thyme and goat cheese - both complement each other wonderfully, and pick up on the salt taste of the Triscuit amazingly. It really takes a basic cracker to an almost gourmet level!

                                                                                                                                                          If you try and like this combination, you may wish to check out this recipe for thyme and sea salt focaccia on my blog at http://thymetobake.com/?p=43 The bread has a wonderful taste enhanced by the thyme and garlic combination, and the sea salt sprinkled on top gives it a briny flavor; it tastes great with a goat cheese spread.