waffle iron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n waffle iron a kitchen appliance for baking waffles; the appliance usually consists of two indented metal pans hinged together so that they create a pattern on the waffle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Bill Bowerman, the co-founder of the shoe company Nike, got his first shoe idea after staring at a waffle iron. This gave him the idea of using squared spikes to make the shoes lighter
    • Waffle iron an iron utensil or mold made in two parts shutting together, -- used for cooking waffles over a fire.
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Usage

In literature:

One of the commonest decorations of the nation was the waffle-iron face.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
One of the commonest decorations of the nation was the waffle-iron face.
"A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 6." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
This batter may be baked in waffle-irons.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
The Harlowe House kitchen boasts of waffle irons, bought with this occasion in view.
"Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus" by Jessie Graham Flower
While the waffle mixture is being prepared, heat the waffle iron.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
In using new iron, special care must be taken in greasing, or waffles will stick.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Bake in hot waffle iron.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
These may be cooked in waffle irons or on a griddle.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
They looked as though they had been ironed with waffle irons.
"Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa 1883" by George W. Peck
Pour into the waffle iron and bake at once.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
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In news:

Paging breathlessly/enviously through the new Williams-Sonoma catalogue (Hong Kong egg waffle iron.
Instead of employing a panini grill to impart toastiness, he uses a waffle iron.
So many recipes leave so much to chance, and that is why I love the waffle iron.
Of course, not all waffles are created equal, but the printing press–like precision of the waffle iron is enviable.
I'm so excited about a recipe I found in a 1953 issue of Yankee: Waffle Iron Brownies.
In it I gave the directions for making an omelet on your waffle iron .
If you like to make waffles, heat the waffle iron and then close it on a sheet of wax paper briefly.
Use four biscuits to make a good-sized waffle on the waffle iron.
For all of you moms getting ready to start the school routine again, throw some of the cinnamon covered biscuits on the waffle iron while making those sack lunches.
"Indoor tanning is out," says the Canadian Dermatology Association, who've placed tanning beds squarely in their crosshairs with a new web PSA that shows young women singing their skin with a clothes iron , toaster and waffle iron .
"Indoor tanning is out," says the Canadian Dermatology Association, who've placed tanning beds squarely in their crosshairs with a new web PSA that shows young women singing their skin with a clothes iron, toaster and waffle iron.
Anti-Tanning PSA Shows Women Burning Themselves With Waffle Irons and Toasters.
At 10 am, the power came back on, the ceramic waffle irons were plugged in and waffles were added to the menu.
Original Nike ' waffle iron' found.
Cook each waffle for 2 to 3 minutes, until the iron stops steaming and waffles are golden.
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