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Tasty Tuesday: 10 Waffles for National Waffle Day


I hope you’ve already eaten, because after you see this you’re going to want to gorge yourself with all the fluffy waffles you can get your little mitts on. I can hear you now, “Siri, where is the nearest waffle house??”

For those of you who don’t know why we’re going on about waffles, yesterday, August 5th, was National Waffle Day! Yes, we know there are so many weird food holidays, but if you love food as much as we do, you’ll take any excuse to eat something special… And, by special we mean a food that is typically regarded as “unhealthy”.

Unhealthy or not, the waffle is a beautiful thing. Sweet? Savory? With so many variations to enjoy, you can’t say no to the waffle.

Here are some delicious (and sometimes weird) waffles to try:


1. Hash Brown Waffles

via babble

via babble

These hash brown waffles are the perfect accompaniment to any savory brunch dish. I need these in my life.

2. Peanut Butter and Banana Waffles

There is nothing better in this world than the combination of peanut butter and banana, let’s be honest here. Martha Stewart tried to plate these all fancily, but we know that it’s all done in vain because they’ll be devoured in .5 seconds.

3. ‘Smores Waffle Sandwich

The gooeyness alone is enough to make us (and you) weak in the knees. Waffles make perfect “sandwich” bread or “taco” shells. Feel free to use this tip in the future.

4. The Waffle Falafel

The lesson here is that anything can be shaped into a waffle. Even a falafel. It’s a waffle falafel! Say that 10 times fast.

5. Brownie Waffles

Brownie batter made into waffles is as simple and delicious as it gets. Pure chocolate bliss.

6. Classic Buttermilk Chicken and Waffles

A classic chicken and waffles recipe that’ll take you back to the South. Even if you’ve never been to the South, you’ll want to go after trying this sweet and savory combination.

7. Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Syrup

If you know anything about food, you know that you can make anything red velvet flavor. Cookies, pancakes, cake, cupcakes, whoopie pies… Waffles are not exempt from this list.

8. Nutella Waffle Sandwich Cookies

There is always a place for Nutella in our hearts, especially when they are sandwiched between two waffles.

9. Cheddar Cornbread Waffles

Another savory waffle recipe, this turns your average cornbread into a plate by shaping it in a waffle iron. Top with all the beans, beef, and cheese your heart deesires.

10. Peanut Butter Cup Waffles

This is the stuff that haunts our dreams. Peanut butter and chocolate atop a stack of waffles. Brb, eating my feelings because I can’t have these right now.


I could probably look through 100 million pictures of waffles and not get sick of it, but I think I need to get back to work.

However, I think Amy Poehler once said…


Which variation on the waffle is your favorite?



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