Place the water, salt, brown sugar, bread flour and yeast, in the order listed.
Mix, knead and let rise for about 1 hour in an oiled bowl. Cover loosely with a damp tea towel or plastic cling wrap.
Once doubled in size. Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll each ball into a
Wrap around the hotdogs as shown in the picture.
Cover with plastic and allow pretzels to rest for about 20-30 minutes.
While waiting, Preheat oven to 425F. Boil a pot of water, add the baking soda
Once pretzels have rested and water comes to a boil, carefully slide one to two
pretzel dogs into the boiling water at a time flipping each after 30 secs. When
they float on top of the water, it is good to go.
Allow pretzels to drain on a wire cooling rack.
Bake in the oven until dark and golden, approximately 15 minutes.
When pretzels are golden brown, transfer to a wire cooling rack.