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Perfecting Pretzels

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Perfecting Pretzels

"At its best, a pretzel has a crunchy exterior, a soft, chewy interior and an earthy flavor—slightly sweet, salty and a little bit bitter," says Los Angeles chef Hans Röckenwagner. The pro pretzel-maker shares his secrets and best techniques.

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