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This Woman’s Hilarious Tutorial Of Making ‘Totwaffles’ Is The Laugh We All Need Today

OMG. I totally needed this laugh today. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. They are NOT wrong in the case of Ada Powers and her Totwaffles. Enjoy this series of hilarious — and quite informative — Tweets.

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* In case you have a little one reading over your shoulder, there IS some language in this, so proceed with caution. *

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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Totwaffles are special in that they are among the elite order of foods which sound almost, but not quite, like a colloquial anatomical vulgarism. This alone may be nourishment in dark times. You are encouraged to lean into this fact as much as feels right for you. 11:26 AM • 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs found that even in stores that were cleaned out of frozen everything, tots were still available. This may not be true for you. Brand isn't important; sometimes think the knockoff tots work even better. You may be able to find them at your local corner store. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs You also need a waffle iron. You may already have one; it may slightly hate you for never using it. This is not your fault. Waffles feel like a thing for people who have their shit together. You do not have your shit together. But you are about to give your iron a higher purpose. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs You could leave a bag of tots out for hours to defrost. This is great. You can also pile frozen tots on a plate and stick them in a microwave. You can use the defrost setting or cook them outright. How many minutes? Yes. There is no way to fuck this up. Pap 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Just don't bake them. That is depriving your waffle iron of its new raison d'être, and we have promised it a better life than that. Ideally you want them to be soft, warm, a little wet. Like most good things in this world that are not socks. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, food, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Once you've prepped your tots, line them up on the waffle iron. Wherever they go, really. Tear them to make them fit small holes. Squish them into place. It doesn't matter. They are potatoes, and they will do your bidding. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Then, SQUISH down your waffle iron. It may require pressure. The top may not not latch; some of the tots may spill out. This is okay. You may have just voided your warranty. This is okay. Warranties, like rent and office work, are but constructs which were never built to serve us. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Y’all! Syrupchup! I’m crying over here. Ha!

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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs believe it is the only way to truly honor the duality of the totwaffle, to respect it as both tot and waffle. have been maligned as a heretic for my beliefs, a queer breakfast anarchist unappreciated in my time. Perhaps future generations will understand. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Once you have recovered from dividing your community forever, check on your waffle iron. It may say it's done. Respectfully, DO NOT BELIEVE ITS LIES. Verify, by eye or finger, that it is crisp, that the tots have transcended their individuality and become something greater. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Sever the corpus callosum/callosi of this new organism, so that its hemispheres may part ways gracefully. If they do not, or if structural integrity is not to be found, that is okay- we are all falling apart. May we love our own falterings as we do the potato. We are the potato. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, food, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs At this point, you may serve with whatever condiment you are prepared become a martyr for. you're feeling brunch instead, or simply for extra nutrition, you may add to it. A fried egg works great; use scrambled polenta, or tofu with spices that make it taste like eggs. 11:26 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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Image may contain: 1 person, possible text that says 'Ada Powers @mspowahs Now that you and your waffle iron have rehabilitated your relationship, appreciate the world of possibility that has opened up before you both. Enjoy the new lens through which you now view all comestibles, the question living ever at the center of your heart: Will It Waffle? 11:27 AM 3/19/20 Twitter Web App'
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THANK YOU, Ada! I needed this today.

George Potor

Monday 13th of April 2020

Here's my song using Ada Powers words (used by her permisson): https://soundcloud.com/georgepotor/totwaffle-and-syrupchup