Whenever Norma’s has leftover bagels, they don’t go to waste. This cozy café in Ridgewood, Queens—a Chowhound haunt for cookies and cupcakes—repurposes them in killer bread pudding with savory add-ons like mushrooms, cheese, bacon, and sausage. But call ahead—no day-old bagels, no bread pudding.

Photo of the Lumberjack (breakfast bread pudding with sausage, cheddar, and spicy bacon) from Norma's / Facebook

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