Chicken and Waffles with Pimento Cheese and Bourbon Maple Syrup

The ultimate comfort food I make Belgian waffles all the time. I make chicken tenders all the time. But I had never served them together prior to recipe testing for my Kentucky Derby Party. Southern food isn’t really my thing – Californian, Greek, Mediterranean, and Caribbean food is my thing – but I absolutely love…

Belgian Waffles

I’ve lost track of many batches of Belgian waffles I’ve made. I make them all sorts of ways but most often I make them with maple syrup in the batter served with butter, blueberries, syrup, and a dusting of powdered sugar. I use King Arthur Flour’s Belgian waffle recipe as the base and then have…

Cranberry Belgian Waffles

These waffles really scream holiday special to me, especially if topped with Fiori di Sicilia (orange-vanilla) whipped cream and sugared cranberries, which could not be easier to make. You can learn how here. You basically make a simple syrup, toss with the cranberries, and forget about them overnight. The next day, just drain and roll…

How to Host Brunch

Like Bobby Flay, brunch is one of my favorite meals. I love having friends over on weekends but after a long week, it’s important to me to keep it low key. All I had to do for this spread was cook up the Belgian waffles, which I whipped up the night before. Here are my tips for…

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…