Nov 22, 2011

$6 Well Spent

I'm not a big sweets-for-breakfast kind of gal. I prefer sausage gravy over homemade biscuits. However, I do enjoy a homemade pancake or waffle from time to time.

We make pancakes every now and then but have never been able to make waffles because we don't have a waffle iron...until now!

Homemade Waffles and Bacon

Let me first say that I know you can get waffle irons just about anywhere but I'm a little particular about my waffles. I don't like the Belgium waffles. I like the old, thin waffles with the little squares. It's what I was raised on and you wouldn't believe how difficult it is to find an iron that makes these now! I've been on the hunt for about a year.

This past weekend we hit up the flea market only to find there was no flea market that day. We decided to stop in a little flea-market-type-store on the way home and found this beauty for $6!! I was a little skeptical about it actually working properly but figured what's the big loss if it doesn't?

New to Us Waffle Iron!

After we cleaned that sucker up we were pleased to find out it works just fine.

Homemade Waffles Cooking

I only makes two waffles at a time and takes about 9 minutes per 2 waffles but at least it cooks evenly!

Homemade Waffles

Hot Waffles

Homemade Waffles with Strawberries and Whipped Cream

Sweet P approved of our waffles too!

Somebody Loves Waffles


  1. I feel the exact same way about waffles! It took me forever to find a waffle maker just like the kind I grew up with but I finally found mine at the thrift store, it's made by Waffle Chef. And it's worked like a charm ever since! Yay - thin crispy waffles! :)

  2. I've been leaning toward the Belgian waffle maker myself (and intending to get one for a YEAR), but those pictures are awfully persuasive!

  3. Thats so funny my mom is the same way.. She spent forever looking for just the perfect waffle iron.. She finally found a brand new one its smaller then yours and it makes 4 but it makes the same waffles.. but I always made fun of my mom thinking she was crazy but I guess now she isnt.. lol

  4. So funny and lovely this last picture!!!!!

    Kisses and blessings.


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