So, I finally took the plunge (sorry about that). Paul, my trusty assistant made some bagels a month ago, and let me taste one. And I had a real hankering ever since then. I have always trusted the recipes at King Arthur Flour..so I pulled up the recipe for Water Bagels and stepped into unchartered territory.
The dough was surprisingly easy! I actually made it in my bread machine, then divided and formed it into those iconic shapes. That was fun...you make it into a ball, stick your finger through it and twirl it around...I probably should have made a video!
Here is the dough rising:
You bake them, and this is how they look!
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