Cast Iron Cooking Is Going to Europe!

Today’s post is about Aebleskiver (or Ebelskive), the Danish pancake/pastry that is sure to wow your guests!  Serve them with jam and powdered sugar for a delicious, sophisticated addition to Sunday Brunch.  The ingredients (listed below) are very “pancake-like”.  If...

Waffles! (part 2)

Those of you who saw my last post about cast iron waffle makers are familiar with the many shapes, sizes and types of waffle makers dating back to the early 1900’s. In this post, I put one of them to the test. I used a Wagner high base waffle maker over a gas flame....

Cast Iron Waffle Makers

As we continue our blog journey into the world of cast iron cooking let’s talk waffles!  When I started to collect vintage cast iron, I had no idea how interesting it would be to explore waffle makers.  They really are functional works of art.  This blog post will...

A Toast to Cesar! Long live Cesar!

The historians tell us that the art of toasting likely originated from the ancient Greek and Roman cultures where a toast was used to honor a God or a Ruler such as Cesar. With wine being a core element of both cultures, both Dionysus – the Greek God of wine, and...