5 Breads that are perfect for breakfast

5 Breads that are perfect for breakfast   January and February can make you feel guilty for loving bread, but they don’t have to. There are many wonderful breads that can be healthily incorporated into your meals. Breakfast breads are among my favorites. They tend to be more densely textured, with a strong flavor profile. […]

So you want to make roti?

So you want to make roti? Are you growing tired of European breads? Try something new. Roti is an Indian bread that is growing in popularity. It can be used to make wraps, like flour tortillas, in place of crepes, as a side dish, or even as the base for a flatbread pizza. In this […]

7 Great gluten-free bread machine baking tips

7 Great gluten-free bread machine baking tips You’ve tried gluten-free baked goods, and they don’t taste like the real thing. It’s easy to miss those gluten-filled goodies from yesterday. You don’t have to, though. With the right strategy, you can make gluten-free goodies that your friends who don’t have gluten issues will be clamoring for. […]

3 best bread machines for gluten free bread

3 best bread machines for gluten free bread The majority of modern bread machines are designed for baking with gluten. If you can’t eat gluten, it can be difficult to find a bread machine that works for you. They do exist, so have hope! I’ve provided a list of the 3 best bread machines for […]

Valentine’s Day Special: How to make heart-shaped bread

Valentine’s Day Special: How to make heart-shaped bread Do you want to do something special for your sweetheart this year? Perhaps you want to entertain your kids with a fun and festively shaped bread for Valentine’s Day. Regardless of the motivation, heart-shaped foods and desserts are very popular for the holiday. In this post, I’ll […]

Gluten-free bread basics

Gluten-free bread basics Beginning a gluten-free lifestyle can be challenging, especially if you love bread. If your health demands it, however, there are ways to keep bread and other baked goods in your life, without the gluten. How do you know what is safe to eat, and what you should avoid? This post will help […]

Delicious holiday breads to make in your bread machine

There are plenty of other options for festive holiday breads besides the traditional fruit cake!  And most are much tastier!  🙂  But it is true that dried fruit is a common theme among holiday breads.  You will find these recipes for holiday yeast breads to be much lighter and tastier than the old standby. Here […]

Zojirushi BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker Review

Zojirushi BB-CEC20 Home Bakery Supreme 2-Pound-Loaf Breadmaker Review Zojirushi has a good reputation in the world of bread machines, and this machine is no exception. There are numerous features that even the most novice baker will appreciate, and pros will feel right at home, too. As with many Zojirushi models, the loaf pan shape allows bakers […]

Sunbeam 5891 2-pound Programmable Breadmaker review

Sunbeam 5891 2-pound Programmable Breadmaker review Sunbeam is known for producing inexpensive kitchen appliances. The company has, once again, produced a model that is friendly for beginning bakers, and yet incorporates many of the top features on the market, at a fraction of the cost. As with all good things, however, there are a few […]

Bread Machine Troubleshooting Guide

A Handy Bread Machine Troubleshooting Guide Fresh bread…yummmm! Nothing beats it. When you’ve had a long day, and you get home to your bread machine, which was set to reliably cook up a wonderful loaf in your absence, sometimes the anticipation gets the best of you. You look into the bread pan, ready for the […]