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Bavarian Pretzels

The perfect Oktoberfest pairing:, pretzels and beer. While the Germans are busy pouring steins of Hefeweizen and Kölsch, Americans prefer their pale ales and luckily, they all taste even better when accompanied by a perfectly textured salted home made pretzel. Tying the pretzels into the traditional form of a child crossing his or her arms in prayer (pretzels were, after all, invented by a Monk in 610 A.D.), is one of the many ways to enjoy this savory snack. A simple braided pretzel stick is also worthy of a gathering treat heralded as a sign of good luck, spiritual wholeness, and a sign of marriage prosperity.

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