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My waffle iron sucks but I can't get a new one. Help me troubleshoot?

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My waffle iron sucks but I can't get a new one. Help me troubleshoot?

ls150 | Jul 10, 2012 05:43 AM

Hey everyone,

My waffle iron is terrible. OR I am just terrible at using it. It is an older (5-7 years?) Black & Decker 4-in-1 Wafflemaker. Has the sandwich, grill, and griddle attachments, too.

Anyway, every time I make waffles, they stick to death and when I cook 'em and I think they are done, I open it up and it's ripped into two pieces, stuck on each side. I always end up just making pancakes with the rest.

I have tried adding a load of oil, greasing generously. I have waited much longer in case they needed longer cooking, and much shorter for same reasons. I've tried different waffle recipes. I just think it might be the iron.

Any advice at all? I can't afford to go out and buy another waffle iron, but I really would like some homemade waffles!

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