Almond Poppy Seed Bread – Best Toast Ever!

I recently rediscovered my recipe for Almond Poppy Seed Bread, and I’ve been making it fairly often ever since. This bread is good to serve, spread with butter, as a side dish to almost any meal, and it’s texture and stability make it a good sandwich bread when a slightly sweet bread enhances the filling. […]

Just Like Portuguese Sweet Bread For The Bread Machine


When I was in high school, a family from Portugal bought the house right next door. Since I spent quite a bit of time one summer with their oldest son (ahem), the mama of the family quite often shared homemade Portuguese food with my family. Delicious! The days that […]

My Even Better Everyday Whole Wheat Bread For The Bread Machine Recipe

The bread machine is one of my most faithful servants. Next to my washing machine, I think my bread machine is my favorite appliance. Oh, don’t get me wrong, I certainly do enjoy the dishwasher, but I don’t mind hand washing dishes either. The clothes dryer gets a lot of use in these damp, foggy […]

Whole Wheat Cinnamon Raisin Bread (for the bread machine)

Here’s the recipe for the Cinnamon Raisin Bread we make in our bread machine. This comes out quite nicely, but doesn’t raise into a tall loaf. The texture and flavor are wonderful, though. This is a recipe that Dani and I have adapted to meet the needs of our family. You certainly may substitute regular […]

Copperswife’s Everyday Whole Wheat Bread Machine Bread

This is our everyday bread. I love the taste, the texture, the ease of slicing, and especially that it is made in the bread machine! This makes a 1.5 pound loaf.

Copperswife’s Everyday Whole Wheat Bread Machine Bread

1 cup water 3 Tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons honey 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 3 Tablespoons […]