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My Favorite Waffles (from scratch!)

About 5 years ago, I had this aha moment that you don’t really need to buy box waffle/pancake mix.  I have all the ingredients needed to make them already and it’s just a matter of mixing in a few more things. But even more importantly, that means I can tweak them to be just the way I want! For a while I would make waffles by just mixing the necessary ingredients without measuring until it seemed the right consistency. This was, of course, pretty hit or miss. Then I found this recipe on 100 Days of Real Food.  It’s been my go to waffle recipe ever since.  I made some this morning so I wanted to share! The original recipe does a great job of explaining that things in this recipe are easily substitutable, but I’d like to emphasize that too. I almost always use skim milk because that’s what I usually have on hand. We’re out of honey this morning so I plan to substitute some organic cane sugar for that ingredient. I also sometimes add some vanilla extract or …