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4 Bread Machine Recipes You Must Try

Think you’re ready to bake? Make sure you have one of the most talked about bread machines today! To find out more, check breadmakers: which are the best?

Portuguese Sweet Bread

Nothing’s sweeter than Pão Doce!

You’ll need:

  • 1 c. of whole milk, skim milk, or half and half
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 c. of white sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp. of active dry yeast
  • 2 tbsp. of margarine
  • 3 c. of bread flour
  • 3/4 tsp. of salt

Steps:

  1. Put all the ingredients in your bread machine pan based on the order recommended by the manufacturer. Usually, wet ingredients go first, then the dry ingredients, then the yeast.
  2. Choose the sweet bread cycle and press start.
  3. After the cycle has finished, remove the bread, wait for it to cool, and slice!

Peanut Butter Bread

Fall in love with this delicious recipe that will leave you wanting more.

You’ll need:

  • Homemade bread1 1/2 tsp. of active dry yeast
  • 1 c. of warm water (110 °F or 45 °C)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. of brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. of vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. of white sugar
  • 1 tsp. of salt
  • ½ c. of crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. of honey
  • 3 c. of bread flour

Steps:

  1. Follow the order suggested by your manufacturer while you’re putting the ingredients in the pan.
  2. Choose the White/Basic cycle then press start.
  3. Wait patiently for the cycle to complete.
  4. Remove the bread and let it cool before slicing it into 12 equal parts.
  5. Enjoy!

Cheese with Herbs Bread

Get ready to enter the world of cheese and herbs after 3 hours!

You’ll need:

  • 1 tbsp. of active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp. of dried basil
  • 1 tsp. of dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp. of dry milk powder
  • 2 tbsp. of softened butter
  • 2 tbsp. of white sugar
  • 3 c. of bread flour
  • 3 tbsp. of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp. of dried marjoram
  • 1 1/2 tsp. of dried thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • 1 1/4 c. of warm water (110 °F or 45 °C)

Steps:

  1. Place the ingredients in the pan of your bread machine as instructed by the manufacturer.
  2. Choose the Basic/White cycle and press start.
  3. Wait for it to finish.
  4. Take out the delicious, healthy-smelling bread and let it cool.
  5. Cut it into 12 pieces and savor every bite!

Garlic Bread

You’ll need:

  • 3/8 c. of water
  • 1 tsp. of coarsely ground black pepper
  • Garlic bread1 tsp. of dried basil
  • 1 tsp. of minced garlic
  • 1/4 c. of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 1/2 tsp. of bread machine yeast
  • 2 tsp. of garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. of salt
  • 3 tsp. of chopped fresh chives, basil, parsley, or oregano
  • 3 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. of white sugar
  • 4 c. of bread flour
  • Optional: Bread dough enhancer
  • Optional for a more garlic taste: 2-3 small garlic bulbs, roughly chopped

Steps:

  1. Add all the ingredients into your bread machine pan. Make sure to follow the instructions of the manufacturer regarding the order.
  2. Choose the White/Basic cycle, select the color of the crust, then press start.
  3. After the cycle, take the bread out and let it cool.
  4. Cut into equal pieces and serve!
Samgyetang

A Foodie’s Guide for Seoulful Wanderings

Seoul’s culture, design, food, and technology scenes are just some of the city’s biggest draws. The tech-savvy and design-oriented city is home to world-renowned brands like Samsung, LG, and Hyundai to name a few. It boasts of several cultural attractions including well-preserved palaces. And experiencing the local food scene with its delightful traditional cuisines is one thing you would not want to miss.

Bibimbap
bibimbap
What is it: Mixed rice dish with ingredients that include beef, chili pepper paste, fried egg, mushrooms, namul or sauteed vegetables, and soy sauce

Bulgogi
bulgogi
What is it: Grilled marinated beef, cooked in a traditional way, often grilled alongside garlic and onions for added taste, some prefer eating it wrapped in lettuce

Japchae
japchae
What is it: Traditional Korean stir-fried noodles with ingredients that include beef, thinly sliced vegetables, sweet potato, soy sauce, and a little bit of sugar. Other ingredients may also be added or used.

Kimchi
kimchi
What is it: Traditional fermented vegetable, often serve as a side dish but may also be used as ingredient for other dishes, prepared using a variety of seasonings, cabbage and radish are often used to prepare this delicious dish

Pajeon
pajeon
What is it: Korean pancake-like dish made with green onions and other ingredients, haemul pajeon is another variety of jeon which adds seafood like squid and shrimp among others

Samgyeopsal
samgyeopsal
What is it: Grilled unseasoned pork meat (usually the belly part), diners typically grill the slices of meat and eaten wrapped in lettuce, best enjoyed with sidings of kimchi, grilled garlic or onions

Samgyetang
Samgyetang
What is it: Ginseng chicken soup; cooked using whole young or tender chicken with fillings that include Korean ginseng, garlic, rice, and other flavorings, a hearty and healthy meal

Seolleongtang
seolleongtang
What is it: Korean bone soup with milky-looking broth, prepared using ingredients that include ox bones and meat as well as other choice of ox meat cuts, some of the seasonings commonly used are garlic, ground black pepper, red pepper, and spring onions

Soondae
soondae
What is it: Korean blood sausage, made using a cow or pig’s intestines that are boiled and filled with various ingredients including barley, pork blood, soybean sprouts, and more; ingredients may vary by region

Tteokbokki
Tteokbokki
What is it: Spicy dish, fusion of sweet and spicy, popular Korean dish that is also widely available in street food carts or stalls, ingredients include rice cakes, fish cake, vegetables, and sweet red chili sauce

7 of the Best Food Cart Treats to Try When in New York

There are many food carts across the city that serves scrumptious treats. But when you have limited time to try everything, you may want to narrow down your options to a few. Here are some of the must-try street foods when in New York.

NY Dosas
ny dosas
::: Delicious vegetarian crêpes, located at Washington Square Park

Red Hook Lobster Pound
Red Hook Lobster Pound
::: Lobster or shrimp rolls and more

Sabrett hot dogs
sabrett
::: Scrumptious hot dogs, can be found in multiple locations

The Halal Guys
the halal guys
::: Halal cart famous for its white sauce

Uncle Gussy’s
Uncle Gussys
::: Traditional Greek food, delicious pitas and other scrumptious dishes

Veronica’s Kitchen
::: Trinidadian cuisine; try the jerk chicken, roti, or the short ribs

Wafels & Dinges
::: Glorious Belgian waffles; chocolate fudge, speculoos cookie spread, strawberries, Nutella, and whipped cream fillings are to die for