Item description for Bread Machines for Dummies by Glenna Vance & Tom Lacalamita...
Overview In this friendly guide to bread machine baking, the authors detail the special features of various machines and share foolproof techniques for making delicious bread. Included are 75 multimachine-tested recipes for a wide variety of breads.
Publishers Description 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 flourFeaturing 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
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Studio: For Dummies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.77" Width: 7" Height: 0.57" Weight: 1.04 lbs.
Release Date Nov 6, 2000
Publisher For Dummies
ISBN 0764552414 ISBN13 9780764552410 UPC 785555025998
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More About Glenna Vance & Tom Lacalamita
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.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Bread Machines for Dummies?
Great for beginners to the bread machine world Sep 4, 2004
I can't believe more people haven't reviewed this book! It's been especially helpful to me because I bought my bread machine 2nd hand and it didn't come with a direction or recipe book. Most books for bread machines have instructions that say "add ingredients according to manufacturer's directions" well, if you don't have a manual, you're not sure what to do. This book solved that problem as the directions say to put the ingredients into the pan in the order that they're listed. A huge help to me!
The information contained in this book, from explaining what all the ingredients do and how they interact together to the helpful hints, possible "danger" areas, and shopping tips are invaluable. If you're new to bread machines or baking in general, you can't go wrong with this book. I think it's a must have.
Beginners or bread experts will like this book Jan 8, 2001
I read through this book before my bread machine even arrived. It has more than just great recipes, it's packed full of everything you could want to know about bread and bread making. It has an easy to follow format and even a good dose of humor. I don't own other bread machine recipe books yet, but this one was not at all intimidating .