Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Making Bagels

I love, love bagels and cream cheese. I could eat one for every meal of the day.
I went to college in Vermont, and there was the best bagel place near Killington that I would always stop at on my way home. I don't even remember the name, but they had every kind of bagel that you could think of. They tasted nothing like the bagels you buy in the grocery store, they were boiled or steamed and it made all the difference.

We make our own bagels, and they taste just like the bagels at that bagel place.
With just four ingredients, you can make your own too.

My favorite topping is sea salt, but the options are endless with these recipes.
I also use King Arthur white-whole wheat flour instead of white flour, and they are so good.
I know mine do not look like bagels. I don't like to take the time to make the hole in the center. The faster I can make them the better.
They do not last long.

Recipe for bread machine bagels here.
Recipe for bagels by hand here.
I guarantee if you try these, you will never buy bagels in the grocery store ever again!


Jeanie said...

Delicious!! I will be trying this soon:)

Ashley said...

yum! delicious, and that recipe looks surprisingly easy! I hope to give it a try soon (maybe this weekend!)

Jessica said...

This weekend it will be me and this recipe in the kitchen!! I'm so glad you are back in this space--it is a joy to read your words!

Mary said...

Those bagels sound so yummy. Everything is better when it is homemade. Happy New Year!

Pam said...

Can't wait to try these. My kids love bagels and they're getting expenisve.

Kristen said...

Yummy, I love bagels and so do my kids! We will be trying these soon!!!

Hilary said...

Oh my goodness, THANK YOU for linking this recipe! I am so going to try these this weekend. There are some things that just taste so much better when homemade...earlier this year I realized that homemade soft pretzels are not only *possible* to make, but also INCREDIBLY delicious. I bet it will be the same with these bagels!

sauvageblue said...

Thanks for sharing I have been wanting to make bagels for awhile and I also like to use whole wheat flour, yay!