Hotel Waffles and Cooking

Hotels and breakfast. Today, many hotels will give you a free breakfast as a part of your stay. This idea is now almost universal. The alphageek cannot remember the last time a hotel stay did not result in at least the offer of a free breakfast. Over the years, the offerings have evolved, from a vending machine like package of a danish, into an offering of heated eggs and assorted meats, with everything in between. Now that each hotel chain has many derivative chains, perhaps that is how these various chains differentiate themselves. One chain has free eggs, another has free waffles, while a third is giving away an egg sandwich.

Where we stayed on vacation recently offered on of the alphageek's favorites: free make your own waffles. Even better, they offered the waffles where the batter comes out of a machine, rather than sitting around while some three year old sneezes in the open cups of batter. Sometimes, the alphageek wishes to be able to turn off the ability to observe.

Mrs. alphgeek walked over, and offered to make breakfast here. I was intrigued, when she asked me if I wanted nuts or crasins in my waffle. Of course, I replied both.

She then proceeded to do something very creative. She poured the batter, then added crasins and pecans from the oatmeal offerings, and added these masterful ingredients into my blueberry waffle mix. After mixing away, she made me the best waffle that was served in that hotel, ever. I was an original mix of ingredients that took the middle of the road omelet to over the top original.

I sat and enjoyed something that I had never tried: original cooking in a hotel, with almost nothing to cook on, or cook with. Mrs. alphageek wins the award for the most original cooking in the hotel. When you start to see this advertised on tv, or adding ingredients becomes an internet craze, remember that you read about it here first, on alphageek talks food.

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