Are WTF Bagels the New Frankenfood?

Is anyone else out there a little freaked out by the advancing frankenfoods?  I don’t mean frankenfood in the genetically modified sense.  I’m talking about modified foods with chemicals, additives, and such strange shapes and flavors that an item ceases to be recognizable as the food it is supposed to be. Here are characteristics of…

Tip of the Day: Reheating Bagels at Home

(Image courtesy of ma_shimaro // CC 2.0) When reheating bagels at home, whether you’ve stored your stash in the freezer, the fridge, or the breadbox, always spritz them with some water first. I have a small water spray bottle I keep in the kitchen for this exact purpose (okay, and to help discipline the cats, i.e., “Mr. Bigglesworth…

Palatable Boston Bagels Part II, The Rise of Bagel Rising

Check out Part I of the discussion here. I’m trying to get in the habit of photographing treats before eating them so I can “show & tell” here. However, I realized while I was taking notes for this post that I had eaten my entire cookie. Oops. 🙂 Bagel Rising, in Allston Village, is my…

Palatable Boston Bagels

There is a discussion on Boston.com today about where you can find the best local bagels. My personal local favorite is Finagle A Bagel, where I greatly enjoy their Wild Berry and Chocolate Chip bagels. Folks who like traditional bagels (plain, sesame, salt, etc.) will also be satisfied here. Another great spot for traditional bagels…