Pumpkin Pancakes with Toasted Hazelnuts and Cinnamon Sugar

I would like to go on record to say that I loved pumpkin before it was trendy. I want to start a support group for those of us who were pro-pumpkin before the famous pumpkin spice latte. Pre-PSL Pumpkin People, perhaps? I don’t actually care for the PSL – I’m a cinnamon dolce latte gal…

Belgian Waffles with Hazelnuts, Strawberries, and Marscapone Cream

Belgian Waffles with Hazelnuts, Strawberries, and Vanilla Bean Marscapone Cream (Serves four.) 8 Belgian waffle triangles (recipe below) 1/4 cup whipping cream 1/4 cup marscapone, at room temperature 1 vanilla bean 4 tablespoons powdered sugar 1/4 cup hazelnuts, toasted and chopped. 1 cup strawberries, rinsed, pat dry, chopped 1. Beat whipping cream in a chilled bowl until soft…