Today is National Pretzel Day, Hurrah! And there is much to be celebrated about this versatile fella. Feeding us since the dark ages, (Word on the street is that either an Italian Monk or someone from a monastery in Southern France invented this holy dough) and taking many guises since, pretzels have been embraced by the world over. It even has Swing dance steps named after it; "The pretzel dance move".
And let's not forget 2002, when the courageous pretzel was awarded "Superfood" status for the time it rallied against George Bush Jr and tried to choke him. (Unfortunately, this heroic attempt failed but it will remain close to our hearts forever.)
So here's 8 sacred recipes in honor of this valiant baked good.
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