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It's National Waffle Day❗

Pass the syrup! Today we celebrate an iconic and international treat. The Waffle!!!

According to, "the contemporary waffles we enjoy today hail from France and Belgium. Earlier versions of the waffle, made of grain flour and water, date back to Ancient Greece. At that time they made obelios, or flat cakes, cooked between hot metal plates. 

In the Middle ages wafers were made using round plates with images of Jesus, The Crucifixion, and other religious scenes and symbols. Through the centuries both the ingredients and cooking methods of waffle making evolved until finally landing on one of the dozens of common varieties we love today.

With so many varieties —  Belgium, Hong Kong, stroopwafels, galettes – to enjoy in countless ways from adding classic toppings like butter and syrup, fruit, and chocolate, to waffle sandwiches and hotdog buns, I know you can’t wait to eat them at every meal.


📍81% of southerners say they love waffles, more than any other region in the U.S.

📍6 out of 10 Americans think chicken and waffles belong together."

In honor of today, here's some ways you can pay homage:

📍Have breakfast for lunch

📍Have breakfast for dinner

📍Try this southern recipe favorite: Mini Chicken & Waffles

It’s hard to resist the palette-pleasing flavor of Chicken & Waffles, and these two-bite beauties feature a homemade waffle cooked in the Grill Pan!


½ cup (125 mL) flour

¼ cup (60 mL) cornstarch

½ tsp (2 mL) salt

½ tsp (2 mL) baking powder

¼ tsp (1 mL) baking soda

1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk

1 egg

1⁄3 cup (75 mL) canola oil

12 frozen chicken nuggets

maple syrup (optional)

tooth picks (optional)


Make a waffle batter by whisking together the flour, cornstarch, salt, baking powder, baking soda, buttermilk, egg, and canola oil until smooth.

Pour batter into a pre-heated Waffle plate on pre-heated Electric grill/Griddle cooking 2–3 minutes or until golden brown.

Meanwhile, bake the frozen chicken nuggets in the oven per package directions. Slice the nuggets in half when they’re done baking.

Remove the waffle to a cutting board and cut into 24 small squares with a Pizza & Crust Cutter. Top with a chicken portion and drizzle with maple syrup.

𝗘𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗰 𝗚𝗿𝗶𝗹𝗹 & 𝗚𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗦𝗲𝘁 #𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟰𝟲𝟱

𝗦𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗹𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗦𝘁𝗲𝗲𝗹 𝗪𝗵𝗶𝘀𝗸 𝗦𝗲𝘁 # 𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟱𝟯𝟲

𝗖𝘂𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗕𝗼𝗮𝗿𝗱 # 𝟭𝟬𝟭𝟮

𝗣𝗶𝘇𝘇𝗮 & 𝗖𝗿𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗖𝘂𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 # 𝟭𝟯𝟬𝟯

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ACTION STEP: Whip up a batch of this palette-pleasing treat, invite friends and family over . Then let me know in the comments how they turned out or kick your kitchen up a notch by booking your cooking show here:

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