News — Baking

2020-05-30

Bagels Baking Bread Jewish

2020-05-30

In my early twenties I did a lot of clubbing.  I actually met The Viking on the London club scene (this is a whole different story for a different time) but I had a gang of wonderful friends from fashion college and we would all get dressed up on a Friday and Saturday nights and drive into town from our college which was in the suburbs. (Don’t worry, we were very sensible, there was always a dedicated driver.) We would have our fun and then at 2am in the morning we would drive back to college via the bagel bakery...

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2020-05-24

Baking Bread Breakfast EverythingBagel Food

2020-05-24

This Everything Bagel takes a plain bagel and tops it with a blend of poppy seeds, sesame seeds, onion flakes, garlic powder, and sea salt. If you prefer to start off with a milder flavor, try my Plain Bagels! Or, (and these are my favorite) try my Salt Bagels! Everything Bagel Bagels have been around for centuries but the Everything Bagel is a fairly recent addition to the many kinds of bagels out there. The Everything Bagel was actually ‘invented’ around 1980 when David Gussin swept a bunch of excess bagel toppings out of an oven and thought to put...

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2020-05-24

Baking Bread Breakfast Food SaltBagels

2020-05-24

 A Salt Bagel is a perfectly dense and chewy bagel topped with just the right amount of sea salt that just happens to make the perfect base for a sandwich. If you love a salted bagel, you should try my Homemade Pretzel Bites! Salt Bagel You may be wondering, “Why a salt bagel? Does anyone really need a recipe for this?” I am confident that yes, yes you do. Salt bagels are boiled and then baked with added sea salt on top, salt bagels are so delicious. (If it already seems too much for you, feel free to try my...

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2020-05-15

Baking Bread Breakfast Food How

2020-05-15

Cinnamon Raisin Bagels are homemade bagels that are loaded with plump raisins and just the right amount of cinnamon spice. The perfectly dense and chewy bagels are delicious with lots of butter or cream cheese. For another bread with a touch of cinnamon, try my Cinnamon Sugar Banana Bread. Cinnamon Raisin Bagel Bagels have been around for centuries and are still popular, even after the New York Times described them as “an unsweetened donut with rigor Morris” back in 1960. Bagels are not going anywhere, especially with the variety of bagels being made, including my Everything Bagel and Salt Bagel....

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Bread for Beginners: Sandwich Bread Recipe

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Bread for Beginners: Sandwich Bread Recipe

A few months ago I decided I'd like to try baking all our bread instead of buying some of it at the store. I was already baking about half of what we eat, but was tired of getting cheap grocery store bread that was full of junk (and the nice stuff is pricey!!). So I tried out a bunch of different recipes, tweaked my favorite, and baked my heart out. Little did I know that a couple months later, there would be a serious bread shortage in stores! I'm so glad I was already in the habit of baking all...

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