Preheat the waffle iron. Stir together the flour, salt, and baking powder. Add the milk and eggs. Whisk to combine. Stir in the butter. Add the cheese and the chives and stir once more.
Pour batter onto the hot waffle iron and cook until lightly browned. When finished cooking, transfer the waffles to a wire rack on the counter.
While the waffles are cooking, start making the gravy. When the gravy finishes cooking, remove from the heat, and serve immediately over the waffles.
*Gluten-Free Alternative: 1 1/3 cups brown rice flour, 2/3 cup tapioca starch, and 1/4 cup potato starch may be substituted for the all-purpose flour listed in the above ingredients.FREEZER MEAL: Let the waffles cool completely, before storing them in an airtight zip-close bag. Reheat the frozen waffles in a toaster oven or in the microwave.