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Old 01-25-2019, 01:20 PM   #1
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Our bread machine is no longer a "uni-tasker"

For all of its life, until today, our bread machine was a uni-tasker. All it ever did was make bread products. So...

Today I had planned to make cutout cookie dough to make some dinosaur cookies for our grandson as part of his birthday present. He'll be 6 on Sunday and eats and sleeps dinosaurs.

I had a bunch of irons in the fire this morning and really didn't want to squeeze in the task of mixing up the cookie dough. That's when the light bulb went on and I put all the ingredients into the bread machine, set the critter to DOUGH and while I was doing something else, my cookie dough was done without any help from me. I didn't time it, but it probably only took about 10 to 15 minutes. Yeah!

I think Alton Brown would be proud of me.

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Old 01-25-2019, 01:43 PM   #2
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What a great idea! I love this!
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Old 01-25-2019, 03:18 PM   #3
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For all of its life, until today, our bread machine was a uni-tasker. All it ever did was make bread products. So...

Today I had planned to make cutout cookie dough to make some dinosaur cookies for our grandson as part of his birthday present. He'll be 6 on Sunday and eats and sleeps dinosaurs.

I had a bunch of irons in the fire this morning and really didn't want to squeeze in the task of mixing up the cookie dough. That's when the light bulb went on and I put all the ingredients into the bread machine, set the critter to DOUGH and while I was doing something else, my cookie dough was done without any help from me. I didn't time it, but it probably only took about 10 to 15 minutes. Yeah!

I think Alton Brown would be proud of me.
Hmmm, maybe I shouldn’t get rid of my bread machine after all!
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Old 05-04-2019, 07:30 PM   #4
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I used my old Zo to make meatloaf for my dad during a period of time when I had frozen shoulder. Mixed, and cooked in the pan. I continued to use it to knead any dough at all, including quite stiff doughs such as for puri and chapatti, whether or not I was going to be baking said dough in the machine.

Oddly, that particular machine couldn't BAKE bread to save its life, but it kneaded wonderfully well and the meat loaf came out fine every time. I eventually replaced it (with much trepidation) - and the new Zo bakes AND kneads.
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Old 05-04-2019, 07:44 PM   #5
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Hmmm, maybe I shouldn’t get rid of my bread machine after all!
Now I am sorry I did.
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Old 05-10-2019, 08:59 PM   #6
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I used my old Zo to make meatloaf for my dad during a period of time when I had frozen shoulder. Mixed, and cooked in the pan. I continued to use it to knead any dough at all, including quite stiff doughs such as for puri and chapatti, whether or not I was going to be baking said dough in the machine.

Oddly, that particular machine couldn't BAKE bread to save its life, but it kneaded wonderfully well and the meat loaf came out fine every time. I eventually replaced it (with much trepidation) - and the new Zo bakes AND kneads.
So are you saying you mix and cook meatloaf in your bread maker?
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So are you saying you mix and cook meatloaf in your bread maker?
I wanna know too.
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