About Andrea Slonecker

Andrea Slonecker is a food writer, recipe developer, and cooking teacher based in Portland, OR. She’s most interested in foods with cultural significance and enjoys traveling in search of people carrying on native food traditions. Pretzel Making at Home is her first cookbook. @andreaslonecker

Pan of 11 mini hot dogs wrapped in pretzel dough topped with poppy seeds, knife and mustard nearby.

Pigs in Pretzel Blankets

These are gonna ruin the childhood classic for you. Seriously ruin. Sturdy pretzel dough wrapped around wee sausages and baked until irresistible.

Soft pretzels of assorted shapes and sizes on a wooden surface.

Soft Pretzels

Authentic German-style soft pretzels with dark and burnished crusts, yeasty and chewy centers, and, natch the irresistible crunch of coarse salt.