Did you catch Thor's return to theaters in Thor: The Dark World? To celebrate, we're making party-favor-ready minihammers in honor of his trusty weapon, Mjölnir. Salty, sweet, and just plain fun, these hammers take chocolate-dipped pretzels to the next level. Watch the video to see how easy they are to make, sparkly metallic glaze and all.
Move over, potato buns: pretzel buns are officially trending at fast food chains.
We've already spotted them at burger competitions and on Food Network shows — now pretzel buns are officially trending at fast food chains, which are offering pretzel hot dogs, hamburgers, and sandwiches of their own.
Keep reading to see which fast feeders are offering a take on the pretzel.
Last week, Starbucks announced it was launching two new Bavarian-style pretzels ($2) in its snack lineup, for people who tend to sway toward salty provisions over sweet options. Curious about the new additions to the bakery section, we took a trip to our nearest Starbucks. The pretzels, which come in asiago and cheddar and stoneground Dijon, looked a little dehydrated and sad as they were pulled out of Starbucks's pastry refrigerator. The Starbucks employee said the pretzels tasted better when toasted, so they took a short trip to the oven before we brought them back to the office to try. Keep reading for our thoughts and the review.
Happy National Pretzel Day! It'd be hard to imagine a pretzel lover who hasn't had a moment of weakness with one of Auntie Anne's soft baked pretzels. To learn how the eatery makes its signature item, we headed to the YumSugar test kitchen at Surfas. Start with homemade pretzel dough or the Auntie Anne's at-home baking kit, then watch the video to learn how to best construct a pretzel, either with the more advanced "lasso" technique or a simpler kid-friendly method. To top it all off, dip your baked goods into Auntie Anne's hot salsa cheese dip or sweet glaze.
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After mastering the art of chocolate-dipped chicharrónes, I became obsessed with coating just about everything in chocolate — in particular, pretzels. Dipping the salty sticks into chocolate over the double boiler became a part of my Winter-to-Spring weekend routine, and I quickly learned that not only are chocolate-covered pretzels more fun to make yourself, but there's also a ton that can be done with them. Get acquainted with the art of melting chocolate, then check out my five favorite things to do with a bowl of melted morsels and a bag full of pretzels.
As My Fare Foodie illustrates, making soft pretzels from scratch isn't an impossible feat.Homemade German soft pretzels with hefeweizen horseradish mustard.
The classic Ritz undoubtedly remains a bestseller, but in a day and age where supermarket aisles are crammed with everything from Cheetos Mighty Zingers and New York Style Risotto Chips, Nabisco's trying to stay ahead of the curve. Enter Ritz Munchables Pretzel Thins (formerly known as Ritz Munchables Pretzel Crisps) — a product that the company describes as "pretzel outside plus cracker inside." Did they live up to their promise? Find out when you read on.