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Waffles! [Aug. 28th, 2008|03:50 pm]
Verminius Rex
Yesterday I got a waffle iron, ours dated back 13 years and was a wedding gift. The indicator light no longer worked (or was even there), it dripped and made a mess, and I just wanted better. So I got a decent one that has that wonderful feature where it flips over (evens out air bubbles for a better texture and even browning), an actual on/off switch (as opposed to just being on after plugging in), temp control (although it'll usually be at 4), and both an on light and a done light plus alarm. Plus a drip pan, one of my favorite features after cleaning up after the old one so many times.

For the after school snack I made waffles for the kids. We are cutting out dairy in Kiyan's diet to see if it helps with some unpleasant side effects, so I made a batch with soymilk and a regular batch for comparison. The soymilk batch turned out quite well, which made me feel better after realizing that I may have to cut Kiyan out of the usual weekend breakfast treats of pancakes and waffles.

The waffle itself is very nice, with deep cells, a crisp exterior and tender but done interior. Yum. The leftovers are cooling before being frozen for later breakfasts/snacks (they warm up well in the toaster oven).

Waffles rock.
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[User Picture]From: radcliffe
2008-08-28 09:31 pm (UTC)
Oooh Waffles do totally rock! Got a link to the iron style you bought?

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[User Picture]From: apocalypticbob
2008-08-28 09:47 pm (UTC)
Mmmm...now I want waffles. I totally have a waffle iron, too. Maybe Saturday morning will be waffle morning!
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[User Picture]From: roseconnelly
2008-08-29 03:43 am (UTC)
We typically have pancakes (and sometimes French toast) for breakfast on Sunday. Waffles would be nice to throw into the mix. I just am not sure where I would store the waffle maker. My cabinet of countertop appliances is full.

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[User Picture]From: verminiusrex
2008-08-29 04:12 am (UTC)
I laugh only because I have so little room to store appliances, and your kitchen is so much larger. Right now the waffle iron is on top of the crock pot on a shelf with all sorts of other stuff.
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