Have you ever made bagels from scratch? It's seriously not hard and so rewarding.
(Unfortunately, not as rewarding for me anymore as I can't taste them... they're not gluten free. But very rewarding when I get smiles and satisfied groans from my husband!)
Here's the recipe I use.
And here's a little glimpse of my kitchen counter...
Nothing like working with dough.
It does a [baker's] heart good.