ISBN: 9781797210551

Publication date: 17 Mar 2022

Author: Cathy Barrow

Bagel lovers rejoice! This thorough-yet-accessible cookbook demystifies bagel-making with just 5 base ingredients and straightforward techniques for making the dough, shaping the bagels, proofing, boiling, baking, storing, and more. Recipes include two dozen variations on the New York bagel, with classic and innovative flavors ranging from Sesame to Blueberry and Hatch Chile Jack, as well as homemade spreads, schmears, pickles, and other deli favorites, like home-smoked Nova and Smoked Whitefish Salad, for maximum grazing. Home bakers of all levels will delight in these reliable recipes and share them as a hostess, housewarming, or Yom Kippur gift. With suggested menus for fun brunches and gatherings, photos of finished food and step-by-step techniques, and a charming deli aesthetic, this is both a comprehensive baking resource and a playful guide to making one of America's best-loved foods.