Presidential Waffles

This was sent to me by a cousin, and I felt I had to share it with you, Beautiful People.

Alegedly, First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy made really good waffles. I say “allegedly” not because the waffles attributed to her in various cookbooks aren’t objectively good; they’re actually wonderfully airy and crisp, thanks to an innovative technique involving whipped egg whites and baking powder. But did she ever actually cook or consume the waffles? Does it matter? Didn’t she do enough for her country, between being the exceptionally tolerant wife of a blatantly randy president, the widowed mother of small children expected to bear up beautifully in public after her husband was murdered before her eyes, a book editor, an arts preservationist, and a fashion deity for the ages? Nah, apparently in addition to all that, Jackie Kennedy had to make a bitchin’ breakfast. Such is the lot of a FLOTUS—and a POTUS, too.

To see the original post, please follow the link : http://www.extracrispy.com/food/1893/jackie-kennedy-had-a-really-great-waffle-recipe

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. joliesattic says:

    My first reaction to your title was “Jackie Kennedy cooks?!” LOL No matter but I’ve made those before and they are exceptional and especially great as Belgian Waffles or regular waffles. Yum!!!

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    1. I am not sure whether she actually cooked or pretended to cook, in a pretty apron, for PR. Regardless, they are yummy!

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      1. joliesattic says:

        LOL, I know huh? Some rich do cook, they like it. It’s like art to them and relaxing. Who knows?

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      2. I agree, cooking is art, for sure!

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  2. joliesattic says:

    I forgot to add that in that picture, she truly was beautiful and so young, though at the time I didn’t think so. Sigh, now I’m practically twice that age. Time flies

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    1. Yes it does, and yes, she really was beautiful!

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      1. joliesattic says:

        I like that she made a square jaw beautiful. Not your typical oval face.

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      2. She was an Irish beauty with a strong face.

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  5. Christina Nifong says:

    This is so interesting! Thanks for posting it!

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    1. Thank you so much, I am glad you liked it!

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  6. kelleysdiy says:

    She is such a stunning woman!

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    1. She really was, wasn’t she!

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      1. kelleysdiy says:

        Yes, truly remarkable.

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