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Schmendricks- Real bagels? Who in NY bakes on a cookie sheet?

Hey abbott. Schmendricks here. If we're talking about the same picture, the one in the Chron shows Deepa pulling bagels out of the kettle and putting them on a "cookie sheet" to carry them over to the other end of the kitchen to the ovens. They don't go into the oven on those sheets. We bake our bagels on stones. Right now, since we're renting kitchen space out of a generic commercial kitchen, we don't have the ideal bagel oven--there's not enough space to use boards. We've figured out how to do things so that we get a product we really like given the limitations of our kitchen, but when the day comes that we have our own kitchen, set up exactly the way we want it, we'll likely switch over to using boards.

May 06, 2012
Schmendricks in San Francisco Bay Area