Gallery: This Week at Serious Eats World Headquarters

Stuffing Waffles!
Stuffing Waffles!

Making waffles, making stuffing waffles [sung to the tune of "Bacon Pancakes," of course]...

WAFFLE TIME!
WAFFLE TIME!

Kenji digs into the waffles.

More Waffle Time!
More Waffle Time!

Ben and Jamie also want to dig into the waffles.

WAFFLE PARTY
WAFFLE PARTY

Jim and Rémy and Leandra and Max drop by and NOW THE WAFFLE PARTY CAN BEGIN.

Waffle 'Splosion
Waffle 'Splosion

Kenji's next waffle experiment: cheddar bacon waffles. But he used a bit too much cheese. Whoops.

Cheddar Bacon Waffles Are Ready
Cheddar Bacon Waffles Are Ready

Maybe cheese 'splosion was for the best. The waffles came out crazy good.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Waffle
Chocolate Chip Cookie Waffle

Next waffle experiment: packaged chocolate chip cookie dough. It smelled awesome! But tasted sort of terrible.

Yuba
Yuba

Yuba, will you get out of bed for some cheesy meaty waffle?

"I AM READY."

Yup, Yuba wants waffle.

Awaiting Waffle
Awaiting Waffle
Waffle Achieved!
Waffle Achieved!
Happy Yuba
Happy Yuba
Lazy Hambone
Lazy Hambone

Yuba: I want this bed.

Hambone: Ok. I ain't moving.

Yuba: Ok.

Hambone. Ok.

Waffle Time for Hambone
Waffle Time for Hambone

Hambone did eventually get up to partake in waffle action.

Hambone Mouth
Hambone Mouth
Skin Folds
Skin Folds

Hambone's skin folds were looking especially foldy.

Sausage Feelings
Sausage Feelings

Now you can feel what the sausage feels.

Thanksgiving Post Prep
Thanksgiving Post Prep

Pearl onion prep for Kenji, powdered gravy prep for Jamie.

Mm, Gravy Taste Test
Mm, Gravy Taste Test

Taste the brown rainbow.

Cookie Dough Break
Cookie Dough Break

This week's most popular snack of shame: raw packaged cookie dough.

Matchies...Awkward...
Matchies...Awkward...

Jim and Leandra, unintentional flannel relatives for a day.

[Photograph:J. Kenji López-Alt]

Naptime
Naptime

Yuba and Hambone know how to spend a Friday afternoon right.