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6 Puff Pastry Waffle Variations

We've been waffling up a storm, using a method for stuffing and waffling puff pastry that we developed last week. The basics? Layer ingredients on puff pastry, roll it up jelly roll-style, twist it into a snake, then press it into a heated waffle iron. Here are our six recipes, all in one convenient and quick guide. Consider this the guide to crispy, buttery, delicious awesomeness. Or perhaps the guide to needing to go on a diet. More

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Waffles

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or skinny dipping in mixed company, but it's certainly good enough that it should immediately make your list of second-tier priorities.

That is, of course, if you do it right.

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Falafel Waffles = Wafalafels

This week, in our continuing quest to answer the all-important life question "Will it waffle?," we've had a number of deep failures, a couple of meh, I'd eat thats, and one rousing success. Namely, falafel. Actually, come to think of it, falafel was our biggest success and our biggest failure. It all depends on how you waffle it. More

Leftover Pizza + Waffle Iron = Delicious Crispy, Gooey, Cheese-Stuffed Snack

Today I'm going to reveal to you a method of reheating pizza that is superior to any other I've tried. A method that converts stale, cold, lifeless pizza into a crisp-crust, gooey-cheesed, brown-edged, stretchy, saucy, hand-held treat. A method so good that it'll make you want to order fresh pizza and let it go cold just so you can use it. And we're going to do it in the waffle iron. More

Bacon, Cheese, and Scallion Waffles

Little did we know that our new waffle iron would prove to be one of the most-used pieces of equipment in the kitchen. In fact, we decided to create a little game called "Will it Waffle?" The results so far: frozen chocolate chip cookie dough does not waffle well. Stale panettone soaked in fresh egg nog does waffle well. And traditional waffle batter with lots of grated cheddar cheese, cooked bacon, and scallions does waffle well. Really well. More

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