April 2012 Issue

Best in Bagels: Size Does Matter

When bagels first came to America, they were sold by street vendors who displayed them on long wooden dowels. Boy, have bagels come a long way in the last 130 years! These days you can find bagels everywhere: in grocery stores, convenience stores, bakeries, coffee shops, and diners. Bagels are also increasing in variety. Do you want plain, garlic, cinnamon-raisin, whole grain, “everything,” or thin style bagels? And they come in a variety of sizes. While mini-sized bagels are available, the size of a standard bagel varies widely, from the size of a tennis ball to larger than a softball.

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