Years ago I used to bribe my boys on Saturday morning that if they would endure an early-morning haircut by Mom - they would be rewarded with waffles and Saturday morning cartoons! It then became a tradition on the evening of Christmas Day (after all the hoopla of the holiday has passed) for my late husband's family to converge here for waffles. By then we were tired of turkey, ham, sweets, etc... and a light breakfast food sounded wonderful. Every family brought a waffle topping & a gallon of milk to go with homemade syrup. These super light waffles are great with a variety of toppings. Our favorites have always been different kinds of syrup, ice cream, fresh strawberries, or strawberry jam.