Bread Machines For Dummies

Bread Machines For Dummies

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There s nothing like the smell and taste of fresh homemade bread. But who has the time to make it anymore? You do with a little help from your automatic bread machine. All bread machines can make good bread; they just need a little help from you to turn out a good loaf. With a little practice and a lot of fun, you too can make freshly baked bread in your kitchen with the touch of a button. Bread Machines For Dummies is for anyone who has ever been frustrated by a bread machine and wants to know if it s really possible to turn out great bread with a minimum of time and effort (it is!). This fun and easy guide shares simple techniques and more than 85 tested, foolproof recipes for making aromatic and flavorful breads either for your bread machine or from dough that you shape yourself and bake in the oven. You ll see how to make: Soft white breadCracked wheat breadBasic danish doughBabka and C hallahBread bowlsBread sticks, pizza, and focacciaAnd so much more! This handy resource guide provides everything you knead to know about making bread, including the best ingredients to use, how to work with dough, and how to get the best results out of your machine. Along with plenty of cooking, measuring, and shopping tips, you get expert advice on how to: Shape simple doughs into beautiful breadsMix flours and liquids for perfect bread textureAdapt machine recipes for two loaf sizesUnderstand the different wheat floursFit bread into a gluten-free dietAvoid moisture mistakesMake breads with alternative ingredients such as rice flour, potato starch, and tapioca flour Featuring a cheat sheet with standard measuring equivalents and temperature conversions, tips for troubleshooting your machine, and delicious recipes for such tasty delights as Cheddar Cheese Corn Bread, Pecan Sticky Rolls, Cranberry Nut Bread, and Banana Lemon Loaf, Bread Machines For Dummies reveals the best ways to bake, store, and enjoy your bread!show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 190 x 242 x 22mm | 539.77g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • 0764552414
  • 9780764552410
  • 587,637

About Glenna Vance

Glenna Vance (Milwaukee, WI) is director of consumer affairs for a major ingredient manufacturer in the Midwest. A published author, Glenna has been involved in developing consumer recipe programs with major appliance manufacturers and ingredient companies. As a board member of the Milwaukee chapter of the American Institute of Wine & Food, Glenna is instrumental in bringing nationally renowned culinary professionals to Milwaukee for culinary programs and events. Tom Lacalamita (Long Island, NY) is a bestselling author of five apppliance-related cookbooks. Nominated for a James Beard cookbook award, Lacalamita is considered to be a national authority on housewares and has appeared on hundreds of television and radio shows across the country. With a passion for food, cooking, and all sorts of kitchen gadgets, Tom is also a spokesperson for various food and housewares manufacturers.show more

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Freshly baked bread --from your kitchen-- with the touch of a botton Have a bread machine but think it's tricky to use? This guide shares simple techniques and more than 85 recipes for making aromatic and flavorful breads -- for your bread machine or from doughs that you shape then bake in your oven -- including Oatmeal Bread, Cheddar Cheese Corn Bread, French Bread, even Pecan Sticky Rolls! Glenna Vance is a bread baking expert and food writer. Tom Lacalamita is the author of five appliance cookbooks and has been featured on ABC's Good Morning America, CNBC, and NPR.show more

Table of contents

Recipes at a Glance. Introduction. PART I: HOMEMADE BREAD FROM THE BREAD MACHINE. Chapter 1. Why an Automatic Bread Machine? Chapter 2. Breads for a Healthy Diet. PART II: GETTING THE BEST RESULTS FROM YOUR BREAD MACHINE. Chapter 3. Flours for Breads. Chapter 4. The Miracle of Yeast. Chapter 5. Liquids: The Ingredients That Make It All Come Together. Chapter 6. Sugar 'n' Spice and All Things Nice. Chapter 7. Measuring 101. Chapter 8. Working with Dough. Chapter 9. The Rest of the Story. PART III: BREAD AUTOMATICALLY WITH THE PUSH OF A BUTTON. Chapter 10. Basic Breads. Chapter 11. Hearty and Whole-Grain Breads. Chapter 12. Super Fast Cycles. Chapter 13. Celebrate the Seasons. Chapter 14. Breads Extraordinaire. Chapter 15. Bread Bowls, Bread Sticks, Pizzas, and Other Special Treats. Chapter 16. Quick Breads. chapter 17. Betty's Quick Breads. Chapter 18. Breads for Alternative Diets. PART IV: THE PART OF TENS. Chapter 19. Ten Tips for Troubleshooting a Bread Machine. Chapter 20. Ten Ways to Solve Bread Problems. Index. Book Registration Information.show more

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