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Something new with 'Eggo' waffles

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Last weeknd while grocery shopping bought a couple of boxes of Kellog's Eggo waffles, one blueberry variety and one buttermilk. Was thinking about what to do different other than with slathering on butter and syrup. So I took one of the Blueberry ones toasted it up good and crispy...hot out of the toaster oven added a slice of munster cheese and topped with a sunny side up fried egg! The hot waffle and egg melted the munster just right! Add glass of milk and cup of coffee and you have a quick and easy, and somewhat different way to enjoy your 'let go of my Eggo' waffle.

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  1. In season 2 of Top Chef, I think it was Elia who used Eggos as the basis of the breakfast they prepared for the surfers... I think she included some kind of bean spread and definitely topped it with an egg. I don't remember any of the other ingredients but you may be able to locate it at the Bravo website if interested.

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    1. re: saucydiva

      I think it had syrup, prosciutto and a fried egg.

      1. re: saucydiva

        Ha, I immediately thought of Elia's Breakfast, lunch and Dinner Waffle too. It was buttered with muenster cheese melted on it. A refried bean and olive oil mixture was spread on it and it was topped off with a piece of black forest ham and a fried egg and drizzled with maple syrup and flat leaf parsley. I've been meaning to try it.

        1. re: digkv

          I did try it. I had most of the ingredients on hand -- I had leftover spiral ham IIRC, and I don't remember if I had muenster or used another cheese. DH looked askance at it, but I thought it was tasty.

      2. make a make a monte cristo with the waffles as bread; or, make a simple batter of eggs, milk, cinnamon, sgar, vanilla, dip waffles and coat in cornflake crmbs and bake

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        1. re: Emme

          I was thinking the exact same thing except it made my arteries hurt.

        2. Creamy PB spread on a perfectly toasted, crunchy-on-the-outside-tender-on-the-inside-still-warm Eggo, so that the PB gets all gooey and melts down into the nooks ...

          ... nuff said.

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          1. re: charmedgirl

            Two blueberry eggos toasted, one smeared with PB or Cashew Butter, and the other with Strawberry or Apricot Jelly. Sooo good.
            A competitor in a pillsbury cooking contest used eggos as a base in her stuffing.
            You could also toast one up and top with vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt for that awesome hot cold contrast. Eggo a la mode =) Maybe w/blueberry syrup. . .
            Now I am hungry for waffles...

            1. re: ArikaDawn

              They could also sub for english muffins in eggs benedict or used in a hot ham and cheese. They would probably be good with apple butter as well or topped with warmed spiced peaches/pears and vanilla ice cream.

              1. re: ArikaDawn

                i remember seeing that bake-off with the stuffing! it was the winning recipe...

                http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/show...

                apparently the woman who created it has become quite the successful bake-off competitor. she also has a baking blog...

                http://www.cookiemadness.net/

              2. re: charmedgirl

                I ate this for breakfast through much of high school, though I stuck with crunchy peanut butter.

                1. re: charmedgirl

                  They do make some of the best PB & J sandwiches.

                2. My friend uses Eggos to make a variation on a bacon or sausage McMuffin.

                  I like to use them for grilled cheese sandwiches or trifle (make sure you toast them till they're really crispy before mixing them in).

                  I've always wanted to make a strata or bread pudding with them....

                  1. eggos n' gravy (chorizo sausage)

                    eggos Mc muffin (can I say that?)

                    eggos benedict

                    eggos chile verde

                    eggos and creamed spinach over a poached egg on artichoke heart

                    eggos burnt weenie (linguica) sandwich

                    eggos rancheros

                    I love waffles. I like the Trader Joes toaster waffles, too.

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                    1. re: toodie jane

                      Toodie - yes on the TJ's waffles! But if I can't get to TJ's, then Eggo's are my second choice. Other brands just aren't the same....