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Daily Bread: Hot Bagels

“Gimme a dozen, my life’s blood — without bagels, what is a day?” If you’re a frequent visitor here, you’re already familiar with our infatuation with baking bagels at home. Filmed in Brooklyn during the 70’s, Hot Bagels shows the age-old process of … Continue reading

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Montreal Bagels

I’d stumbled upon a recipe for Montreal bagels while thumbing through HomeBaking, by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid, and was intrigued by what seemed an entirely different kind of bagel. Where New York-style bagels are puffy and moist, Montreal bagels are meant to … Continue reading

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Tassajara Egg Bagels

“We’ve lost a lot of culture with marketing and manufacturing where we don’t do things anymore because supposedly machines can do them better, and supposedly it’s all labor saving. And we give away our capacity to do things with our … Continue reading

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La Brea Sourdough Bagels

I can’t help but think of these as dinosaur bagels. This second batch is from the baking book, Nancy Silverton’s Breads from La Brea Bakery, and before Silverton made it famous for her bread, La Brea was known by every Los Angeleno … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Bagels

Except for a restaurant job that required me to make 30 apple tarts a day, my experience has mostly been at the savory end of things. In the kitchens that had them, pastry cooks seemed a separate breed from those of … Continue reading

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Daily Bread: Semolina Loaf, Bialys, and Morning Buns

We never realized how much bread we eat until we took up the challenge of baking our own. Whether a slice of toast for breakfast, a quick sandwich at lunch, or something crusty to go alongside soup for supper, one … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pretzel Rolls

Buttermilk Pretzel Rolls, those three words combined says it all. They fit snugly in the palm of a hand, as a roll should, and, like a pretzel, beg to be torn apart to be fully enjoyed, with the buttermilk lending … Continue reading

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