I make toast under my broiler all the time when i make blts or i need alot of toasted bread it does a bunch in a very short time! You take something perfect — bread in all its forms — born of cultures geographic and microscopic, a food that can be transported, used as a vehicle for flavor, meal, and plate-cleaning device, a food that even spoiled, hard like a rock, can still be used. If you don't eat bagels often, go ahead and order your … You’ve come to the right place. You can slice it and lay it under the broiler until toasty, which is as simple as it sounds, or you can go the purist route and use the "whole bagel" toasting method. Bagels are extremely versatile and delicious. If You're a Toasted-Bagel Lover: The Slice-Then-Toast The Breville BTA820XL Smart Toaster is a perfect toaster in all ways. Outside New York City, where I have eaten bagels in at least 25 states and six countries, it can be difficult to find bagels that do not have to be toasted. The toaster and oven are your best options for getting a crispy texture. Set your oven to broil, move one of the shelves to the top-most notches and put the bagel sunny-side up. If you have a broiler in your oven turn it on place the bagel on a pan and make sure you watch it cause it will take less then 45 second! You don't have to eat your bagels plain, though. P.S. Read more: How Many Calories Are in a Plain Bagel With Cream Cheese? Ideally, you should eat bagels made from whole grains. Can "mustard" go with anything else other than "hot dogs"? For the meantime, I guess you can just wear the rubber band around your wrist as a bracelet as you eat your tasty bagel. Thread starter NickFoley_is_God1; Start date Jan 18, 2010; Forums. If you’re buying a bagel at a real New York bagel shop, you better not asked for it toasted.Here’s why: A fresh bagel is prefect as it is. Archived [Light] I've been eating untoasted bagels for years. And there, you have all the ways to toast bread, bagels without a toaster that I can think of. If not, pop it in the oven for a bit. Most New Yorkers and food writers treat bagel toasting with great disdain due to the chewy texture created by its unique cooking method — first being raised, boiled in sweet water and then baked — which they feel is destroyed by toasting. The oven method of "toasting" the bagel can go two ways. It has a pleasant chew, as long as you eat it the same day. Grocery store bagels are made to avoid going stale, but that also sacrifices the chewiness of a good bagel. We love eggs, avocado and spinach on a toasted everything bagel. Toasted bagels are the perfect combination of crispy and chewy, and they make a hearty, delicious addition to any breakfast. Let frozen bagels defrost in their foil packages, at room temperature, for a few hours before toasting. Posted by 4 years ago. Think about it — fire plus the greatest thing since, sliced bread. Mmmm, warm, crunchy bread with soft doughy centers. A highpoint of civilization. Bagels can be eaten at any time! Any ideas? Even better, they freeze well, so you can keep bagels on hand without worrying that you need to use them all at once. If you do not have an oven and setting up a campfire seems too tedious, here are some of the best 2-slice toasters that you can buy on the cheap. Or banana bread crumb cake. If you are trying to prepare a delicious, yet out of the ordinary French toast for your loved one, then the bagel French toast is the answer. A few more bagel stipulations from my Times story: Bagels do not need six ounces of cream cheese on them. It is… Original poster. Butter your bagel for a simple, tasty combo. 4 years ago. Bagels are one of the most popular breakfast items around the world. Spreading a thick layer of cream cheese on a bagel can add more than 200 calories and 20 grams of fat to your breakfast or snack. [Light] I've been eating untoasted bagels for years. The texture was definitely chewy, and it was strange to eat it un-toasted and without any spread. Bagels naturally contain a high carbohydrate content—they are bread after all. A bagel should weigh four ounces or less and should make a slight cracking sound when you bite into it instead of a whoosh. You can leave the bagels in their foil wrap and defrost them using the room temperature method before you want to eat them. Wrap individual bagels tightly in aluminum foil (it's more airtight than plastic wrap) and freeze them for up to a month or so. That way they're easy to toast one at a time when ready to enjoy one another day. Tomorrow, it will be noticeably stale. Do you prefer cherry pie or cherry cheesecake? Still have questions? Regardless of open or closed, the answer to how to eat a bagel is to pick it up with your fingers. There is quite the debate taking place online over the correct way to eat a bagel. 13 comments. If the bagel is stale but not dry, toast the entire bagel intact. share. Dec 10, 2001 63,342 17,323. My daddy was born and raised in Brooklyn. Can I eat houttuynia cordata (a leaf that tastes like fish) if I'm allergic to fish. Put it in a toaster oven or an oven preheated to 375 degrees Fahrenheit for four to five minutes. For this reason, I suggest you use a spatula to press down and flatten the bagel while cooking. I make toast under my broiler all the time when i make blts or i need alot of toasted bread it does a bunch in a very short time! Its actually the Rolls Royce of toasters. For instance, we could eat it open-or closed-face, but if eaten open-face, you always eat the top half first. For real. In your oven! Toasting a bagel can impact its overall quality and flavor. I see literally no drawbacks to toasting a bagel, other than having to wait an extra couple of minutes before I can eat it. What's something you don't need to know before having breakfast? hide. Bagels aren't "raw" they're boiled and baked then served warm. But on the weekends, all bets are off. Bagels are one of the most popular breakfast items around the world. I didn't know they were supposed to be toasted until a friend shared one with me yesterday. Be really careful to check it every minute or so...it'll go from not toasted to burnt really fast. A highpoint of civilization. If you get a bagel from a good bakery, it's actually kind of a shame to toast it. If your bagel is not fresh you should toast it. If you eat bagels regularly, choose whole-grain and pair with veggies, protein and healthy fat to stay full for hours and keep blood sugar stable. Give me all the wok-fried bacon you’ve got. If you have a day-old bagel that needs to be restored, you can slice and toast it. If the bagels are pre-sliced you can stick the frozen slices right into the toaster oven. Community Central. 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