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Bagels

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lcody121

Bagels

I have seen videos on bagel making that instructs you to make a sponge and allow it to sit for several hours before baking.  However, I can not find a recipe that includes these instructions.  Can I follow this procedure using any recipe, even though it is not part of the instructions?