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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Lost Tables | Remembering Velvet Freeze

Lost Tables | Remembering Velvet Freeze

HARLEY HAMMERMAN, SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT April 26, 2021

At the turn of the twentieth century, a staple on the street and at fairs was the penny waffle. The waffle man would bake the crisp delicacies on his waffle iron, sprinkle them with powdered sugar and sell them for one cent. Legend has it that at the...

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