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How to Make Bread

Want to learn how to make your own bread? Then you’ve come to the right place because we’re going to show you how! We know that making your own bread at home can be intimidating for first-time bakers. We want to help. Even if you don’t have any prior experience with baking, no worries, this

Basic Baking Ingredients

So you got a bread machine and you’re ready to bake. Great! Here we go over the 7 basic ingredients used in baking. You’ll probably use most, if not all, these ingredients, so it helps to familiarize yourself with them and learn what function they serve. Keep your pantry stocked with these ingredients and you’ll

The Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook Review

Today we want to take a look at the Bread Lover’s Bread Machine Cookbook with you. It’s one of the books we’ve included in our list of best bread machine cookbooks and in fact, it’s the one we think bread machine owners should have – if any – on their bookshelf. Having said that it

How to Make Keto Bread (with Recipes): Beginner’s Guide

Do you want to learn how to make delicious keto (low carb) bread using a bread machine? You’ve come to the right place! Keto bread is notoriously difficult to get right – the bread won’t rise properly, it tastes “eggy” or it doesn’t taste like regular bread, and it doesn’t toast properly. What gives?! No

The Gluten-Free Bread Machine Cookbook Review

If you’re looking to do more with your bread machine, consider investing in a good cookbook. While your bread machine may come with recipes supplied by the manufacturer, cookbooks are great for those who are ready to graduate from basic breads and want to experiment with new, fun, and delicious recipes. Today we’re going to

Breadman BK1050S Review

Breadman is a brand that’s part of the Spectrum Brands portfolio. Like us, you’ve probably never heard of this parent company, but you may already be familiar with some of their other brands like Remington personal care products, Black & Decker appliances, and George Foreman grills. Spectrum Brands is a Fortune 500 company with a

Prime Day Bread Machine Deals 2019

Update July 15, 2019: Prime Day is here! We included current live deals at the bottom of this post. These will be updated throughout Prime Day (July 15 and 16) so come back frequently to check on new deals! Amazon Prime Day is almost here! Besides Black Friday, this is your best chance to score

9 Healthy (and Delicious!) Bread Machine Recipes

Making bread at home can be all of these things: healthy, delicious and easy! Today we want to share some of our favorite tried-and-tested healthy bread machine recipes with you. Most of these recipes have the added nutrients of fruit and nuts which makes these treats healthy and delicious. We also threw in dessert recipes

Cuisinart CBK-200 Review

You’ve probably come across convection ovens before. But what about a convection bread machine? Just like a convection oven, a convection bread machine uses a fan to circulate heat while baking. This is to ensure even browning and a crispy crust on the loaf. The Cuisinart Convection Bread Maker (CBK-200) is Cuisinart’s way of separating

Where can I buy a bread machine?

Food trends come and go, and it is no different when it comes to baking bread at home with a bread machine. When bread machines first launched in the 1980s people thought that it was going to be the “next toaster”. For a while that seemed true enough, and while millions of bread machines had

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