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As you can see bread can contain ingredients that those of us who have type 2 diabetes need to avoid... salt and fats. It pays to check the labels. Leavening Leavening is the adding of gas to the dough creating bubbles that make it swell up. This makes the bread lighter and easier to chew. When flour and water are combined to make dough the starch in the flour mixes with the water to form a matrix. When this mixture is leavened (ie gas is added) the dough rises . Then when it sets the bubbles remain trapped in the dough. There are several ways dough can be leavened. However most types of bread are leavened using biological agents containing micro-organisms that release carbon dioxide as part of their life-cycle. These are either yeasts or sourdough starters. Yeast ferments some of the carbohydrates in the flour.
Any of these mishaps can result in a loaf of bread that s hard tough and about as appetizing as a shoe leather. Luckily using a bread machine makes bread making nearly fool proof. You don t have to worry about how much to knead the dough or whether or not the bread dough will rise. The machine takes care of all of that for you. Now that you know the advantages of using a bread machine it s time to pick one that s right for you. How to Choose a Bread Machine There are a lot of machines on the market. They come in a multitude of shapes and sizes and can have a variety of features. So how do you decide which bread machine is right for you? Ask yourself these questions. How Much Do You Want To Spend? There are cheap machines that can turn out a decent loaf of bread.
They both offer several varieties of bread for you to chose from. You know what folks say "variety" is the spice of life. So both breads bring that spice to you. Both brands make a multi grain bread a whole wheat bread and a multi seed bread. Both breads are carried in only certain stores making their availability limited. Many big chain food stores will carry either one or the other brand. Now let s take a look at the differences. All breads from Food For Life (manufacturers of Ezekiel Bread) use only sprouted ingredients and no flour of any kind in any bread. Dave s Killer Breads use either cracked crushed cultured or rolled whole grains for their breads. So which is better? That is debatable. It is believed that sprouted grains are more readily digested by the body. If you do have trouble digesting grains this may be a slightly better choice for you. Beyond digestion the differences are negligible.