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Helper, formerly known as Hamburger Helper, is a line of dried, packaged meal boxes introduced by General Mills in 1971 as an easy way for customers to prepare their already purchased meat, per Yahoo! Finance. The manufacturer's idea was to help make feeding a family of five more achievable, even with limited time and resources. After developing a successful one-pot formula — Betty Crocker released a similar iteration of dinner mixes in 1967, but they didn't perform well because the meat and noodles required separate pans for browning — Hamburger Helper found its market.
Your humble box of breakfast cereal may seem like a relatively low-brow food. Heck, it comes in a cardboard box bedecked with cartoon characters and garish hues. But don't let its appearance fool you. Before shaming cereal as a breakfast choice, it is important to note that cereal is enjoyed by all walks of life, the rich and famous included. Yes, few people consider themselves "above" a bowl of flakes, squares, or o's.
Australians have plenty of iconic foods that are unique to the southern island continent. While the first thing that springs to mind is probably Vegemite, there are plenty of other eats that every Australian grew up with but are possibly unfamiliar to foreigners. These include things like fairy bread, meat pies, Anzac biscuits, lamingtons, Chiko Rolls, Caramelo Koalas, and Pavlova — though that last one is an ongoing dispute with New Zealand about who invented it first. There is one cookie (or "bikkie," which is Aussie slang for biscuit), however, that Australians love, and it's known as a Tim Tam. It consists of two rectangular cookies with a chocolate-flavored filling — the entire thing is then coated in milk chocolate. It's probably one of the things you're likely to find in an Australian's suitcase when they're traveling overseas.