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Zojirushi BB-PDC20 Review

Zojirushi is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018, so what better way to celebrate than to release a new bread machine? Following the recent release of the Zojirushi BB-SSC10 “Home Bakery Maestro”, which is their new bread machine for smaller households, we’re excited to take a look now at the new Zojirushi BB-PDC20 “Virtuoso Plus”

Hamilton Beach 29885 Review

The Hamilton Beach 29885 bread machine is the newest release by Hamilton Beach. This seems to be an upgraded version to the Hamilton Beach 29881/29882 that was released a few years ago, which we ranked as our number two pick among the best cheap bread machines you can purchase.    Right off the bat, the

35 Things You Can Make With a Bread Machine

Bread machines do more than bake bread! While most people purchase bread machines to make homemade bread, there are actually plenty of other tasty treats you can make with your bread machine. If you’re looking for new recipe ideas and inspiration, or want to discover new ways to use your bread machine, we want to

Zojirushi BB-SSC10 Review

It has been a while since we last saw Zojirushi release a new bread machine. If you are a single person, couple, or small family wanting to bake fresh loaves of bread that’s just the perfect size for you, we want to tell you about the new Zojirushi BB-SSC10 Home Bakery Maestro. For a long

Kuissential BMC-001 Review

Kuissential is a relatively new brand of consumer products. It was established in 2011. Its parent company is SCS Direct which has been making consumer products such as houseware, toys, baby products, and outdoor living products for almost 20 years. The Kuissential brand in particular makes kitchen and coffee products, and they have one bread

How To Slice Bread Machine Bread Properly

Now that you have a bread machine to make delicious homemade bread, do you have something to slice it with? Not your chef’s knife we hope! A beautiful loaf of delicious, freshly-baked bread deserves to be cut using a good bread knife. What exactly is a bread knife? And why do you need this particular

T-fal PF311 Review

Here we’re going to take a look at the T-fal PF311 ActiBread bread machine, which is the upgraded version of the T-fal PF111. This one is also constructed with stainless steel. But as you can see, it has a more professional look. The old version is more playful with the green detail on the lid.

What is bread machine yeast?

Yeast is an essential ingredient for making bread. There are basically two categories of yeast: dry yeast and fresh yeast. Because fresh yeast is highly perishable, many stores have a hard time handling them properly which is why they don’t bother selling them. As a result, fresh yeast is mainly used by professionals and you

Panasonic SD-BMT1000 Review

We recently found out that Panasonic has made an upgrade to its ever-popular SD-BMS105 bread machine. The new one is called SD-BMT1000 and it is rockin’ a drop-dead gorgeous purple. Forget black, white, and silver. Those are boring. Panasonic made the machine purple! And they picked an attractive, darker shade that will match any kitchen

Best Bread Machine Flour: All-Purpose or Bread Flour?

Anyone who’s ever bought a bread machine will most likely come across this situation: Should I use all-purpose flour or bread flour? Most bread machine recipes will call for bread flour. But can I use all-purpose flour instead? The short answer is: it depends. What is bread flour and should I use it? To make

How To Make Bread Machine Pizza Dough

Among the many things that you can make using a bread machine, pizza dough is one of the popular choices. Besides bread, manufacturers say that dough is the second most-made item. Today, we show you how simple and helpful it is to make pizza dough in a bread machine. As usual, you’ll have to gather

How To Make Jam In A Bread Machine

What do you normally spread on your bread? Butter, peanut butter, Nutella, cheese, jam, or maybe nothing at all? Well if you enjoy putting jam then you will be glad to learn how to make jam with your newly purchased bread machine! All bread machines – at least every single one that we’ve reviewed so

Black & Decker B6000C Review

The Black & Decker B6000C is a bread machine that will bake a horizontal 3-pound loaf. Yes, 3 pounds! It can also bake smaller 1.5- or 2-pound loaves, but the machine is intended for baking large loaves. Some of the items that this machine has, similar to other machines, are a 13-hour delay timer, crust

Oster CKSTBR9050 Review

The Oster CKSTBR9050 Expressbake is a bread maker that bakes a rectangular 1-, 1.5- or 2-pound loaf. There are 13 pre-programmed settings in this machine. For smaller 1- or 1.5-pound loaves, there is an express bake setting which allows you to bake bread in just under 1 hour. Most of the other settings such as

T-fal PF111 Review

If you want a modern, stylish bread machine, the T-fal PF111 is the one to choose. Its body is a silver stainless steel and the lid is a chic black with a beautiful green accent around the menu. It’s definitely not for your grandmother’s kitchen, but would look nice on any modern kitchen counter top.

Why Choose A Bread Machine Over A Stand Mixer?

If you consider that a KitchenAid stand mixer retails for about a $100 more than a Zojirushi BB-PAC20 bread machine that will not only knead the dough but wait for it to ferment, shape it, and bake it, then the bread machine sounds like the perfect option for the home baker. However, even though some

Rosewill R-BM-01 Review

The Rosewill R-BM-01 is a bread maker that bakes either a 1.5-pound or 2-pound square loaf. Although it doesn’t come out as a traditional loaf like what other machines bake, it has many of the same features. For example, it has 12 pre-programmed settings as well as 3 crust settings. There is also a 13-hour

Oster CKSTBRTW20 Review

Oster is one of the those brands that always fall under they radar, but for years they’ve been making quality products without the expensive price tag. The Oster CKSTBRTW20 bread machine makes a 2-pound classic loaf of bread. It has 12 different settings and 3 crust settings. It will make just about anything the other

West Bend 41410 Review

The West Bend 41410 Breadmaker is a mid-level bread machine. It has just as many features as some of the higher end models coming from brands like Zojirushi, but isn’t flimsily put together as some of the other lower end models. For example, many cheaper models tend to move around a lot when the machine

Zojirushi BB-HAC10 Review

Update: Zojirushi has made a new 1-pound bread maker. Check out our review of the Zojirushi BB-SSC10. Baking bread doesn’t have to seem like a waste for singles and smaller families. Especially not with the Zojirushi BB-HAC10 bread machine. Whether you find yourself buying loaves of bread from the store and throwing half of it