This section of the book is from the "Household Companion: The Model CookBook" book
Mix one quart each milk and flour, five tablespoonfuls yeast, and a teaspoonful of salt. Set this over night as a sponge. In the morning add two eggs and a tablespoonful of melted butter, and bake in waffle-irons.
Mix a cupful cold-boiled rice, half cupful each flour and corn meal, two well-beaten eggs and milk to make soft batter. Add a tablespoonful melted butter, one and one-half teaspoonfuls baking powder, and a teaspoonful of salt. Beat smooth and bake in waffle-irons, greasing your irons.