Research by Steven L. Brawley
JFK's Waffles (from Senate days)
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 egg yolks
- 1 scant cup milk or buttermilk
- 1 heaping cup sifted flour
- 2 stiffly beaten egg whites
- 4 tsps baking powder
- Cream sugar and butter, add egg yolks. Beat.
- Add flour and milk alternately. When ready to bake, fold in egg whites, and add baking powder.
- Mixture should be thick and fluffy. Bake in waffle iron and serve with maple syrup and melted butter.
- Fresh (homemade) white bread
- Ground cinnamon
- Light or dark brown sugar
- Cut slices of bread in half, making two rectangles.
- Toast one side in the oven broiler. Remove.
- Spread the other side with softened butter and sprinkle thick with sugar mixed with the cinnamon (1 tsp. cinnamon to 1/2 of sugar.
- Set topping side up in the broiler until topping begins to bubble. Serve at once.
Eggs Benedict (Rene Verdon)
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Pepper to taste
- 1/2 tbsp of vinegar
- 1 to 2 eggs per person
- Heat water to simmering in a shallow pan; add salt, pepper and vinegar.
- Carefully break egg in a cup and gently slip it into the water.
- Cook eggs below boiling point for about 5 minutes or until white is firm and a film has formed over the yolk.
- Remove egg with a skimmer and serve.