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How to knead dough in a mixer

How to Knead Dough in a Mixer?

If you’re not a fan of hand-kneading, you’re not alone. Fortunately, stand mixers are a perfect tool to quickly knead the dough without getting your hands dirty, quite literally! Besides, it requires less physical...
How to bake bread in dutch oven

Can You Bake Bread in Cast Iron Dutch Oven

Making delicious, artisan bread right at home is far from impossible. In fact, if you’ve got one of these handy cast iron Dutch ovens, you’re in for a treat! These cast iron vessels are...
Can You Use the Tangzhong Method in the Bread Machine

Can You Use the Tangzhong Method in the Bread Machine

Bread lovers have heard a lot about tangzhong, the famous Asian technique for making the softest dough ever. Unsurprisingly, this technique has quickly become popular among western bakers as well. Incorporating the tangzhong method into...
Types of dough you can make

Types of Dough You Can Make and How

The simple yet amazing mixture of flour, water, and fat is the basis of many delicious recipes. From crunchy bread, airy, mouth-watering pizza dough to pasta and biscuits. While the basic ingredients are usually...
piece of bread with whole seeds

Adding Seeds, Fruits, and Nuts: Everything You Need to Know for a Perfectly Healthy...

The beauty of baking lies in the endless number of options. You can play with the dough and customize it until you find a perfect combination using the ingredients you like. While baking is...
Kneeding dough with hands

Can You Use a Bread Machine Recipe to Make Bread by Hand?

Yes, you can use a bread machine recipe to make oven-baked homemade bread anytime. In fact, you can pretty much convert any bread machine recipe if you follow certain rules and guidelines. Many bakers would...
Cold fermented pizza dough

Does Cold Fermented Pizza Dough Taste Better?

When making pizza, rise time or fermentation is essential for a good taste. It’s what gives pizza that lovely bubbly texture and amazing flavor. But there seem to be many contrasting opinions in regards...
Dry and liquid measurments

What’s the Difference Between Dry and Liquid Measurements?

If you came across a recipe that calls for dry or liquid measuring cups, you’ve probably wondered what is the difference? Many baking beginners wonder the same thing. You probably came to the conclusion...
Bread box

Do Bread Boxes Keep Bread Fresh Longer?

Why Yes!Bread boxes are ideal for storing homemade loaves of bread. Heat and humidity both affect the quality of the bread and cause it to go bad faster. Bread boxes provide the perfect alternative....
handmade bread vs bread from bread machine

Does Bread From Bread Machines Taste the Same as Handmade Bread?

Unfortunately no, bread from a bread machine doesn’t taste exactly like handmade bread. Even though you used the same ingredients, bread from a bread maker can taste slightly different. But this doesn’t mean that...

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can you use regular flour in bread machine

Can You Use Regular Flour in a Bread Machine?

 If you recently bought a bread machine, you probably have many questions regarding the recipes, techniques, and ingredients you can use. One of the...
Homemade Pastry Flour

Homemade Pastry Flour