Mar 21, 2011

The wonderful world of waffles

Saturday morning found me making waffles with my new waffle iron from CSN Stores! I've been thinking about breakfast foods lately, so when I was looking at products to review, this looked fabulous. I'm here to tell you, it did not disappoint.

And you know how they say the first pancake is a test? That applies to waffles too. Want to see how?
If you pour this much batter on a waffle iron...
...this will happen.
To say I was freaking out is an understatement. Luckily the mister and the bestie laughed it off, and Meg even scraped the first waffle off the iron - not an easy feat when you forget to spray it!
This would be the correct amount of batter.
I really like this waffle iron - it came with tips (spray it between each waffle, how to clean it), and recipes! It just plugs in, you adjust the scale to cook it (anywhere from 1-5), pour in the batter, and when it's done cooking the light changes from red to green - in almost no time at all.
Yes they were as delicious as they looked!
I also really liked that it was easy to clean. I just wish it had a buzzer in addition to the light because then I wouldn't have to monitor it so closely - but I think that might be asking too much from a waffle iron!

Do you have a waffle iron? Do you ever have a first "test" waffle? How was your weekend?

*Disclaimer: I was provided this product by CSN Stores, but I was not paid for this review, and all opinions are my own!


Lucy The Valiant said...

yummy! I'm starving for waffles now. And I know for a fact that if I ever try to make some, I will need a test waffle FOR SURE!

Lisa from Lisa's Yarns said...

I do not own a waffle iron! Which is funny since I did a giveaway for one and said every kitchen should have one! But, I love having waffles at my parents!!

Mandy said...

Waffles are so delicious and these with the strawberries look gourmet! Sadly, I dont have a waffle iron either. I should change that at some point.

The Many Thoughts of a Reader said...

we used to have a waffle maker and then some how it disappeared.. no idea what happened to it. actually we have gone through 2 of them.. no idea where either of them are.

Anonymous said...

i have the same waffle iron! the only person that does test waffles in my house is the hubz; i am a waffle perfectionist. LOL. and i love having fresh waffles... i've got a zillion recipes you can try when you're up for some tastebud adventuring. ;o)

Nora said...

Um, start a bed & breakfast at your place so I can enjoy some waffles? I do not have a waffle iron, but my parents do. It's fun, most definitely fun and it makes great waffles. and now I'd like some homemade waffles... =)

(also, I owe you a phone call. Will try you this week!)

Amber said...

I love our waffle iron! It's fun to use every once in awhile for a nice treat.

My mom has a waffle iron that makes heart shaped waffles and I've been begging her to give it to me for years. The heart shaped waffles make me so nostalgic for my childhood.

Stephany said...

I have never even given having a waffle iron a thought, but your post has intrigued me to look into it! Hmm...

steph anne said...

That's funny because I was just telling my husband the other day that I want to get a waffle iron because I hate making pancakes especially flipping them over stresses me out.

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