Just bought my first bread making machine (I normally make bread by hand
weekly during the winter months, but it just heats up the kitchen too
much in the summer in L.A.), and I already have my first disaster.
Bought an Oster, which makes both 1.5 and 1 lb. loaves. For the first
loaf, I used a Krusteaz sourdough bread machine mix just to give it a
tryout. The loaf hardly rose - it's supposed to be 1.5 lb, but it's only
about 4" high. Still cooling off a bit, but I assume that at this
density, it is probably not done inside, or at the very least, probably
not a good texture.
I'm going to call the company later this morning, but in the meantime,
anyone else have an Oster. Maybe I got the wrong machine...
(Got it at Price Club and could trade it in for a Hitachi, which is a bit
more expensive and did not seem to have a French bread cycle, which the