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.
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
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
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
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 beneficial it is to make pizza dough in a bread machine. As usual, you’ll have to gather
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
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
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
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.
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