Leigh Sings Songs and Makes Waffles
A Simple Mezcal Cocktail
Indeed, What ARE you doing New Years Eve? Please consider staying in your PJs all day, knocking back a couple of these around 4:00 and being in bed by 9:00! Oh boy, friends, please stay healthy and safe, today and in the new year. You are so loved and I certainly will be looking forward to seeing you in one piece in 2021. Gold stars for anyone who can name this very robust mixed drink. Recipe: 1-2 limes juiced 1 oz Mezcal Ice Song: "What are You Doing New Years Eve?" by Frank Loesser
Birthday Carrot Cake Waffles! Grain Free!
Well friends, seems there is still no limit to what culinary feats can be performed with a waffle iron! If you've got a plantain, an egg, some carrots, and a preheated waffle iron, you're, like, 50% of the way to making a completely grain-free waffle carrot cake! "In Between Two Tall Mountains" by Connie Converse adapted clumsily for this video by Leigh Akin Animations and Illustrations by Leigh Akin Tuck in for yet another whimsical and lighthearted cooking-cabaret! With music, comedy, recipes, and original animations to go along. Grain Free Waffle Carrot Cake: 1 plantain 1 egg 3/4 cup shredded carrots 2 TBS almond butter a bit of sugar* raisins* pumpkin pie spice* Cream Cheese Frosting 1/2 cup butter 1 cup cream cheese powdered sugar to taste *optional
Strawberry Shortcake Waffles and Cupid By Sam Cooke
Happy Valentines Day! Happy Presidents Day! This is a very VERY simple strawberry shortcake waffle recipe. One may even say, this is a lazy strawberry shortcake waffle recipe. But my friends, as we celebrate both Valentine's day and Presidents this weekend, what better way to say "I love you" and "I love America" then with dessert for breakfast and minimal exertion...am I right? Also, "Cupid" by the legendary Sam Cooke! I love you, and I want you to treat yourself this weekend, don't take off your PJs, just plug in your waffle iron and whip up some very easy, very delicious valentines day strawberry shortcake waffles!
Corn Bread Waffles and "Stormy Weather" by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
Friends, let me screw up recipes so that you don't have to! What happens when you put cornbread mix into the waffle iron? What happens when you try to sub the egg in cornbread for mashed sweet potatoes? Spoiler: it doesn't really work. BUT, fear not, by the end of the quick little video we will have made delicious, usable, cornbread waffles with sweet corn and red pepper, the perfect accompaniment to a big pot of wintertime chili or stew. Corn Bread Waffles: Corn Muffin Mix 1/3 cup milk (of any kind) 1 cup sweet potato puree 1/2 cup sweet corn some diced bell pepper (optional) Music: Stormy Weather by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
How to Make Latke Waffles!
Could it be?! a bi-coastal, multi-cultural, musical, educational, culinary, holiday extravaganza!? That's right friends, Waffles and Music is back for a very fun holiday special. Tips and tricks for making waffles and a truly inspired rendition of the holiday classic "White Christmas!" Hash Broffles? Wash Brows? Latkeaffles?
Samosa Sandwich Waffles and the musical "Fame"
Welcome back boys and girls! A lot of pathos in this episode. A lot of angst, ya know!? Also some very important lessons to be learned about parboiling. And of course some delicious, fun, lunch time snacks. Thank you as always to the BRILLIANT Thomas Houck, contributing a whole household of talent!!
Peach Cobbler Waffles and Burt Bacharach
Excting day in the kitchen today, I have some new friends who just flew in to help me out! Together we are going to answer the questions on everyone's mind: "What do you get when you fall in love?" And "What do you get when you put peaches into your waffle iron??"
Veggie Waffle Fritters and Girl From Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim
Oh boy, chickpea flour! Cant get enough of the stuff. Get ready for a savory waffle party! Also, samba music and scary cheese graters. Making some Veggie Fritter Waffles today with Chickpea flour, zucchin and onion, a very easy, inexpensive and healthy recipe for your waffle iron. Enjoy everyone! Featuring piano by Thomas Houk, the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim and a whole cast of hand drawn, animated friends.
Banana Oat Blender Waffles and "Faithfully" by Journey
Vegan Banana Oat Blender Waffles and the music of Journey?! That's right everyone. Its a quick, delicious, healthy, gluten free and vegan breakfast recipe and our rendition of Faithfully by journey. All you need for this one is a banana, some oatmeal, salt, cinnamon and a little bit of milk. Then throw it in your waffle iron and get out your lighter for this piano adaptation of this classic power ballad. Thank you as always to the incredible Thomas Houk for his wonderful renditions of these classic songs.