― I love potato pancakes. They're great for breakfast, brunch, or dinner. But why do they have to be pancakes? Why not waffles? ∙ I've been working on this recipe for a while. It seems simple enough, but I just couldn't get them to turn out the way I wanted. I use shredded potatoes when I make potato pancakes, but I didn't like them in the waffles. For a while, it seemed like the concept wasn't going to work. ∙ But then I decided to blend the potatoes. A smooth mixture worked better [...].