I woke up this morning to a chilly drizzle and the house to myself. Guess what that means? Today was the perfect day for baking.
Until I baked.
And ruined everything.
* insert sad emoticon here *
I used the Papa Drexler pretzel recipe from AllRecipes.com. The only changes I made were to heat the water before adding it to the yeast (per the directions on the yeast), I divvied the dough into 12 pretzels instead of 6, and I increased the bake time for the second batch based on done-ness of the first batch.
First of all, I had a little trouble getting the hang of the pretzel shape:
But with a some practice, I figured it out:
Then I flipped the pretzels over....
And then I looked at the cookie sheet:
My oven must be mad at me for not using it enough.
Does anybody have any other pretzel recipe recommendations for me? Put them in the comments!