Your next beer fest isn't complete without these salty, soft homemade pretzels, so give this easy recipe a try. After kneading some flour into store-bought pizza dough, cover and let sit for 20-25 minutes. Add baking soda to water and bring to a boil. Divide the dough and shape into rings or knots, then toss in the boiling water. 30 seconds per side is all it takes while your kitchen fills with the classic scent of warm bread. After boiling, set rings on parchment paper covered with a bit of cornmeal and sprinkle the tops with kosher sea salt. Let rest 5-10 minutes before baking in the oven for another 20 mins at 400 degrees. Beautifully browned pretzels with perfect crusts emerge. Serve with mustard, cheese and of course, beer. Get the recipe for Chef John's Pizza Dough Pretzels.