Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Top Ten Reasons to love my bread machine

10. There is no scent equal to the aroma of bread rising and baking.

9. I never feel forced to partake in La Petite's preference: boring and nutrient-lacking white bread.

8. I can add local honey, wheat germ, or flaxseed to a loaf without anyone knowing it's healthy.

7. It's easy. Drop the ingredients in, fix the settings, push the button, and let it bake.

6. I can choose a bread that'll go with the meal - without going to the store.

5. An ordinary sandwich becomes extraordinary when it's made on homemade bread.

4. While it's not necessarily cheap, it can be frugal: I can make a loaf for less money than a trip to the store to buy an gourmet bakery bread.

3. The smell of baking bread can awaken a teenager from deep sleep. Add bacon, and the teen might even become coherent.

2. Fresh bread is so delicious; there's really no equal.

1. If we're out of bread, I like being able to say, "it's okay, we'll just bake a fresh loaf!"


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Blogger Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I think my next new year's resolution will be to use mine more.

10/27/2010 9:31 AM  
Blogger Flea said...

OMG. It's that time of year, isn't it? Thanks for reminding me to dust mine off and crank it up!

10/27/2010 10:48 AM  
Anonymous Jen on the Edge said...

Bread makers are an amazing invention. We used ours regularly for a few years and then one day it just stopped working. I haven't replaced it yet, so this is a good reminder that I need to do so.

10/28/2010 5:49 AM  

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