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    Honey Wheat Bread

    It’s no secret we love our bread maker. We make pizza, rosemary bread, cinnamon raisin bread, more pizza, french bread, oh, and more pizza. This recipe is for honey wheat bread. Serve warm with a buttery topping. 1 1/2 Cup warm water 2 Tablespoons room temperature butter 1/2 Cup honey 2 Cups bread flour 2 Cups wheat flour 1 Tablespoon + 2 teaspoons cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 Teaspoon salt 2 1/4 Teaspoons yeast Directions Place all ingredients in your bread machine.  In the order you normally would. Run on dough setting. Allow dough to rise for 1 hour. Divide dough into 6 equal pieces. Place pieces equally into…

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    Cinnamon Raisin Bread

    This recipe is delish and it’s easy to make using your bread machine. It’s best when toasted and topped with a buttery spread or if it’s a few days old works well as french toast! That is, if it lasts that long. Cinnamon Raisin Bread 1 1/4 Cups plus 2 Tablespoons hot water 2 Tablespoons oil 3 Tablespoons brown sugar 1 Tablespoon cinnamon 2 Tablespoons powdered milk 2 Teaspoons salt 4 Cups bread flour 2 1/2 Teaspoons yeast Add ingredients in order given.  Choose fruit and nut setting on bread maker.  Add 2 generous handfuls of each raisins and craisins when bread maker signals to add fruit.  (If using a bread maker with a reservoir…

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    French Bread

    French Bread Recipe 1 Cup warm water 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt 3 1/2 Cup bread flour 2 Teaspoon yeast Place ingredients in your bread machine in the order shown above and use setting for dough. Place on a lightly floured surface. Roll into a large rectangle and starting with the longest side, roll up tightly, pressing the seams to seal and tapering each end. Place on a greased baking sheet, cover and allow to rise 40 minutes. Brush the loaf with a glaze made of 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons of water. Bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. Variations: Add 1/4…

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    Great Bread Machine Bread

    If you have a bread machine, I am happy to share a simple and basic recipe for great bread machine bread. This is a basic white bread recipe, you may never buy bread from the store again! Bread Machine Bread 1 Cup warm water (110 degrees F) 2 Tablespoons white sugar 1 Package bread machine yeast 1/4 Cup vegetable oil 3 Cups bread flour 1 Teaspoon salt Combine warm water, yeast, and sugar in the bread pan. Let sit for 10 minutes until the yeast becomes frothy. Add oil followed by the flour and then salt. Bake on your bread machine’s basic bread setting. Alternatively, you can use the dough…

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    Homemade Croutons

    I’m always excited to turn one food into something else once it is no longer good for its original use, for example, this post on 5 Ways to Use Brown Bananas. If you’ve made or bought bread that is a few days old and is getting too hard to use, don’t throw it out, you can make croutons. A great type of bread to do this is my  Rosemary Bread. Use these croutons to salads and soups or make stuffing. Homemade Croutons 2 Cups day old bread, cubed Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning or a blend of oregano, basil, and rosemary 1 Teaspoon garlic powder Preheat your…

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