Microwave Method Dampen a paper towel with water. Making bagels is a lost art, who aspires to be a bagel master these days? And if you're a lazy cook, you can actually! Consider buying whole grain bagels instead of those made with white flour, as they will have more fiber. If you press it, you'll see it's now soft. Smith has been a freelance writer for two years. Toast it whole, then break out your favorite toppings like cream cheese or butter.
Croutons If I had to pick my 10 favorite foods, would definitely make the list. The bagels should be shiny and golden, not white, and they should be firm on the outside with a soft, almost wet interior. Or if you're feeling creative, you can top it with a for a breakfast that will keep you full, satisfied, and focused all morning. Hollow out a bagel and use it to hold soup, dips, or egg, tuna, or chicken salads. If you are in Montreal, just go back to the shop in the morning. Then top with cheese and other pizza toppings and bake in the oven at 375°F for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
Personal favorites include the Tomacco sundried tomato cream cheese, avocado, cukes, lettuce and sprouts , the Chixadelic chicken salad, sprouts, provolone, cukes and honey mustard , Wendy's Way turkey, cream cheese, avocado and sprouts and for my Coffee Talk Scarsdale special, a Bialy with cream cheese and lox. If you find the same problem with your loaf of bread as you did with the bagel, you'll still want to rehydrate the bread before you toast it. If you leave them on the counter for more than a day or two, they transform into dense hockey pucks that are best left untouched. Are they getting bagels in bulk from, say, Columbus? Cover the bagel with the damp towel. You can find other ingenious uses, from Recipe Girl: she scoops out the inside of her bagels and bakes quiche inside them.
This leftover Bagel recipe always comes out deliciously sweet. After spending a few minutes in the oven, she says the the formerly stale baguettes were indistinguishable from freshly baked loaves. Here is my Bagel Bread Pudding Recipe. Tradition is best when it comes to bagels. Everyone talks about how great sliced bread is, but there's nothing better than the taste of a just-baked loaf of crusty French bread. Be sure to remove the bag from the oven before it scorches or before you increase the temperature.
If you try this hack, don't be afraid to turn up the heat. Expected a fresh, maybe even warm bagel at that hour. Or mix peanut butter and seeds with some suet and put in a suet cage available at garden centers and pet stores to hang up outside. I also am lactose intolerant and usually use lactaid whole milk when baking so recipes come out richer. This method should be reserved only for bagels that have dehydrated they can be stale without being dried out , but the water bath treatment ensures the inside is moist and steamy when you slice it open. But this water-soaking method works really well, and I tried it with three different stale loaves of bread.
Lucky for me, that was easily fixed! Your bagel may not be lost after all. Gentle warming after bathing the outside of the bagel with moisture replicates the original baking process. I prefer to use my bagels for , because who doesn't love sugar plus bagels? Pour the mixture over the bagels. Tie a know around the top of the bagel leaving 12-18 inches of twine left to hang from a tree branch. Throw them away is my usual response.
. Yet, it's almost only served at Thanksgiving or Christmas! You can cover the front side or the back side or both sides. Place the pan in the oven and heat the bagels for 5 minutes until they are warmed through. You can add different herbs and spices depending on what you like. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 10 minutes, or until the cheese is soft and melty. Stale bagels make perfect croutons the flavor of the bagel really comes out , and you can even use the aforementioned bagel innards that you pulled from the bread bowl.
I have also made this same bread pudding recipe using leftover breads of all sorts, like white Italian bread and cinnamon toast. Spoon over the top as evenly as possible side note, you can omit the butter altogether and just sprinkle the brown sugar and walnuts right on top if you prefer Place in a preheated oven and bake at 350 degrees for about 50-60 minutes or until top is nicely browned and all of the liquid is absorbed. I love how fast and easy your recipe is. Here is a great way to turn a stale bagel into a natural bird feeder for pennies. Next time I make this recipe I will take some new pictures. Place the stale bread in a clean paper bag.
Works beautifully to make it the night before, refrigerate, and bake in the morning. Cut it in half and pull out the insides and you can use the crust as a bowl for dipping sauces, or egg or tuna salads. Proud Member of: Mediavine Publisher Network Food Innovation Group: Bon Appetit and Epicurious. Bagel Bread Crumbs These will stay good for up to one month. The most stale loaf, the one pictured here, was also the one that was already cut and over two days old. You don't even need to cook the croutons, since they get pretty crunchy on their own is good if you do want to cook them , and a salad will. Turn on the hot water tap and run the water until it heats up.
It is a easy to make in a pie dish with just a few simple ingredients. Fairmount Bagel and St-Viateur Bagel are both known for their piping hot sesame seed bagels served 24 hours a day. Fold or twist the bag's opening to close. She currently attends the University of Oregon School of Law. Check out these recipes and ideas below.