On this day in 1869, Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, N.Y. patented his invention, the stove-top waffle iron. While waffles irons of sorts have existed since the 1300s, Swarthout intended more »
Tag: Risa Seidman
It would appear that the martyrdom of a Filipino senator and a sweet English dessert have nothing in common and, technically, this is entirely true. However, there is something we can do to combine these two seemingly disparate holidays, to laud the triumph of democracy over tyranny, to have our sponge cake and eat it, too.