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Bread Machine

Extending the Life of an Older Model Bread Machine

by Judith Fertig

In older model bread machines, one of the first parts to go is the seal at the bottom of the bread pan. You'll know this is happening if the bottom of the bread pan has liquid around it when you remove the bread pan from the machine. If you have a very old model, you probably won't be able to get pa...

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Hints for Successful Bread Machine Baking

by Donna Washburn and Heather Butt

1. Measure all the ingredients accurately.  2. Remove the baking pan from the bread machine when measuring and adding recipe ingredients; do not measure over the bread pan. 3. Follow your bread machine manufacturer’s recommended order of adding recipe ingredients. 4. Consult your operating manual fo...

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Cleaning Tips for Bread Machine Users

Most bread machines, even the older models, have nonstick surfaces that make cleaning easier. But prevention can be worth a pound of cure.Cleaning Tips for Bread Machine Users:• To keep your kitchen cleaner, spoon and measure the flour over your sink or a large baking tray so the mess is corralled.•...

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The Artisan Bread Machine: Everything Old is New Again

by Judith Fertig

When the first automatic bread machine was released in Japan in 1986 by Matsushita Electric Industrial (now Panasonic), it slowly began to revolutionize the way bread was made in kitchens all over the world. By the late 1980s, Sanyo and Zojirushi were also producing bread machines. By the early 1990...

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