03/27/2014 02:25 pm ET Updated May 27, 2014

How to Make Authentic East Coast Bagels (VIDEO)

Nicole Rees, a food scientist, and Lisa Bell, a former pastry chef, demonstrate how to make authentic, East Coast bagels from basic ingredients. One big advantage of making your own bagels at home is the freshness. Bagels are meant to be eaten almost right out of the oven.

For the accompanying recipe, please visit Cooking Up a Story.