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Cilantro bagels and bacon schmear ... it ain't Kosher


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Cilantro bagels and bacon schmear ... it ain't Kosher

rworange | Nov 13, 2010 08:05 PM

A bagel joint I went to today offered a bacon schmear . I wondered why I'd never before seen what seemed like a fab idea. Being slow on the uptake, a few hours it hit me that bacon ain't exactly your traditional Jewish nosh.

Until today, the most unusual bagel combo I had was a gingerbread bagel with gingerbread schmear . I thought that was very ecumenical.

Unfortunately, they were out of the cilantro bagel, so I settled for oregano.

So what are some creative and tasty schmears and bagels that you tried. It can be a schmear you created yourself and not limited to store bought.

DISCLAIMER: To the bagel purists who are probably having seizures reading this, I concede that a REAL bagel is plain ... at most onion or poppy seed ... if you want to go wild. So no need for diatribes that these unorthodox breads with unholy schmears are not the real thing.

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