Don’t you just love bagels? Bagels with everything spice are the best. Growing up in Montreal, bagels were a staple of our weekend breakfast treat. Poppyseed bagels, sesame seed bagels, cinnamon raisin bagels and everything spice in that salty doughy thick Montreal bagel served warm popped right from the wood-fired oven on the large wooden boards. My ideal combination was the everything spice bagel and smoked salmon with cream cheese smattered on the bagel with a dark cup of coffee and the newspaper for a perfect Saturday morning at the market.
Flash forward, 20 years and 3 kids later living on the west coast with nary a bagel in site and the low-carb, gluten-free craze makes the beloved bagel a distant memory. Until this weekend when I was craving a little something extra for my avocado toast.Read more