Here's a quick step by step for using one of my favorite new kitchen toys for those of you who are interested in exactly how it works. It's the Wonderffle Stuffed Waffle Maker. It's available in cast iron or aluminum and I got the cast iron. It's pretty heavy, heavier than my 10 inch cast iron skillet, but I really enjoy using it and I'm glad I didn't go with the aluminum one, which is a little less expensive.
The first thing you have to do before using it the first time is season it per the directions that come with it. Tip: Once is not enough! The waffles will stick. Season it twice.
Once it's ready to use, here's how to do it:
Turn 2 burners on low and separate the top from the bottom and sit each one on a burner to preheat.
While it's preheating, prepare the batter, get a small container of water, get the filling ready, and have some non-stick spray available.
Test the temperature of both sides by dipping a finger into the water and slinging a few drops on them. When the water sizzles and disappears quickly, it's ready to use.
Leave the top piece on the burner to continue preheating while you remove the bottom with the removable lifter to hot pads or a trivet. Spray with non-stick spray, being sure to coat it entirely all over, including the bottom side of the lifter ring. Return it to the burner and fill it with enough batter to cover the grids on the bottom.
Add filling(s). Don't allow fillings to touch the metal.
Top with more batter, bringing the volume up almost up to the top.
Remove the Top from the preheating burner to the hot pad/trivet and spray with non-stick spray, coating entire inner surface. Hook onto the bottom piece that's holding the batter and close.
Immediately turn over once you close it and cook on low for 6 minutes. Notice how low the flame is. I'm cooking with propane, and have the setting on as low as it will go. Yours may be different, but it's important to cook over low heat.
Turn over and cook on low for another 6 minutes. You can partially open the top after flipping to see how the cooked side looks at this point if you want to.
Remove from heat after both sides have cooked for 6 minutes, unhook top and move it to your stovetop or a hotpad/trivet, you're done with it. Using a silicone glove or hot pad, grasp lifter ring by the handles and place waffle onto a plate.
There you go, ready to enjoy.
The only drawback that's occurred to me is that it takes 12 minutes to cook 1 stuffed waffle, so if you want to make multiple ones, it's another 12 minutes before the next one will be ready. I've considered getting a second one, and I may get the aluminum just to see what the differences are. I don't know if it has a non-stick coating on the inside of it, I need to investigate that. I can't imagine it cooking as evenly and beautifully as the cast iron one!