The Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881/29882 Review

All about the Hamilton Beach 29881/29882 HomeBaker Review The Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881 (white)/29882 (black) is actually very similar to the Sunbeam 5891. Both bread machines are advertised as making 1.5-pound and 2-pound loaves of bread. And they have 12 bread cycles each. You can set the machine at basic, French, whole grain, 1.5-pound express, … Read moreThe Hamilton Beach HomeBaker 29881/29882 Review

What is the Best Horizontal Bread Machine?

Top Horizontal Bread Machines You Can Buy Now Everyone loves bread, some like it store-bought while some stick to baking their own. They believe in freshness and the quality of bread – and most importantly, the delicious aroma it fills your entire room with. What most people don’t realize is that bread can be of … Read moreWhat is the Best Horizontal Bread Machine?

How to make Corn Bread in your Bread Machine

The Zojirushi bread machine has a cake setting.  That would be perfect for cornbread right?  That’s what I thought. However, instead of giving a cornbread recipe the manual tells you to use a mix. I’m sure that works and would be great in a pinch.  I wanted a real recipe for cornbread though.  So I tried … Read moreHow to make Corn Bread in your Bread Machine

Bread Flour vs All-Purpose Flour – Which is better?

Many people use all-purpose flour in bread making instead of bread flour. I started wondering what the difference is. It turns out that the difference is gluten. Gluten is a type of protein found in flour. More gluten in the flour makes the bread slightly heavier, but more importantly, it makes it stronger. That means … Read moreBread Flour vs All-Purpose Flour – Which is better?

Bread Baking Troubleshooting – Bread That Doesn’t Rise

It happens! Hard work put into delicious bread and a high expecting of picture perfect baking and then when you open the bread maker, you see a fallen lump of dough. The bread didn’t rise! What happened? To help figure out exactly what the issue is, let’s take a close look at the loaf. Did … Read moreBread Baking Troubleshooting – Bread That Doesn’t Rise