And they turned out pretty good! It’s a lot like making bread, but one step, after making them into the bagel shape and letting them rise for about 15 minutes, is boiling them in sugar water for 7 minutes and then baking!
I also made five loaves of whole wheat bread, and I do this all from scratch too, including grinding the wheat! I love fresh, warm, just-out-of-the-oven bread. And, it’s a good wholesome food for our kids. For the whole wheat bread I use honey instead of sugar. It’s very good!
As I was looking for the bagel recipes, I also looked at this partial recipe, which is Red Beans by Russell A. Solomon. It’s not the full recipe, but it looks like an original from Louisiana that I would really like to try. I imagine the recipe listed is a good start, and could be adapted for a slow cooker. So, I will have to do some more researching on this. It sounds like a good fall recipe!