I have come to the sad realization that my apricot trees only want to bear fruit every other year, and the same with my mom’s. Do they have the courtesy of producing in opposite years of each other so we can always have fresh apricots? Of course not, so rude.Continue reading Whole Wheat Apricot Waffles
It was late in the evening. I was tired. I’d had a whole half-glass of wine (yes, a HALF glass). It turned out to be a bad combination for successfully doing math. Who’d have thought it?
It is ironic that buckwheat is considered to be a healthy food and yet my first instinct is to use it to make pancakes.
Holidays are wonderful events filled with food, family, food, fun, food, food. And leftovers. Lots of leftovers.
It has been an off-and-on tradition over the past several years for me to make pumpkin waffles on Thanksgiving morning. The only problem is that we show up at my parents’ for dinner already a little full since we stuffed ourselves silly.
With summer officially here, the stone fruit season is now seriously underway. Apricots, peaches, nectarines, plums, and all the hybrids in between, are dropping off trees and showing up in markets. Gobble them up now, they don’t last long!
I cringe at the idea that waffles should be nothing more than a vessel for syrup and butter. Don’t get me wrong, that creamy and sweet “waffle juice” is nothing short of nectar of the gods, but having super sugary waffles just makes the experience a little too sickly-sweet for my taste.