Pre-made bread machines mixes are widely available in online stores, specialty cooking stores and in some grocery stores and chains. Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Williams-Sonoma all carry pre-packaged bread mixes on their websites. Some manufacturers and brands, especially those offering organic or gluten
Betty Crocker has a good sourdough bread recipes for bread machines and A Thrifty Mom publishes a good recipe that doesn't require a sourdough starter. Sour cream, butter and white vinegar take the place of starter in A Thrifty Mom's recipe. Both recipes require flour, sugar and active dry yeast.
To make flat bread, pulse a package of active yeast, 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, 1/2 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon salt together in a food processor. Add 3/4 cup of water in a steady stream until dough begins to form. Knead the dough until it is elastic.
A good breaded chicken recipe uses salt, pepper, flour, eggs and breadcrumbs to coat boneless chicken breasts. The breasts are breaded, fried and then baked.
Comparisons by BestReviews.com, AtTheBakersBench.com and Consumer Search suggested a variety of models for the best bread maker. These review websites often use multiple categories to rate units, based on the capacity and price of the unit.
A sweet peach bread is an easy option from Midwest Living and has a rating of 5 stars out of 5 stars. This recipe makes 32 servings, and it takes about 90 minutes to make.
According to bestreviews.com, as of February 2015, the top five bread makers are the Panasonic SD-YD250, the Zojirushi BB-PAC20 the Cuisinart CBK 100, the Sunbeam 5891, and the Oster CKSTBRTW20. The bread maker rated best of the best was the Panasonic SD-YD250.
Betty Crocker's Gold Medal Classic French Bread and Old-Fashioned Honey-Whole Wheat Bread are two good homemade bread recipes. These two recipes are easy to follow for the home chef.
The most popular beer bread recipe on Allrecipes.com, as of 2015, is a recipe from Jodi Regan. This easy recipe requires only three ingredients. Another popular recipe on the site is an easy beer bread mix by Kory H.
As of 2015, countertop bread machines are available from appliance manufacturers such as Hamilton Beach, Zojirushi, Sunbeam and Panasonic. These companies produce compact models that are designed for home use and typically bake 1- or 2-pound loaves.