Grab the syrup because Monday Aug. 24 recognizes the patent of the waffle iron. In 1869, Cornelius Swartout of Troy, New York received a patent for a “device to bake waffles.” Although waffle irons have existed since the 1300s, Swartwout added a shorter handle and clasp that would allow the waffle-maker to flip the iron without the danger of potential burns, and breakfast hasn’t been the same since. Whether you like your sweet or savory–exotic or decadent –here are some great recipes to whip up in celebration.
Well, its a week late. But, click on the text above to see some of these yummy waffle recipes! 🙂