The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts


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I Think I'm in Love: New DLX

January 10, 2009 - 1:27am -- gr8bskt

Hello there,

My name is Jennifer and I am one very grateful newbie.

My bread odyssey began a few months back while shopping at the grocery store: I'd finally had it up to -here- with the cost of bread vs. the quality.  We live in a hideously remote location, the selection is bad and we're feeding three growing boys.  My priority, of course, is my kids; I can't do a thing in the world about my location; I can definitely do something about the quality of our food.

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DLX Question

February 5, 2008 - 5:40pm -- ehanner

Hey all you DLX users, I just took delivery of a new DLX Assistant mixer which looks like it will be fun. I have read where the first thing to know is that the water goes in first and the flour as it becomes incorporated. I'm wondering about the roller position is a little confusing. The manual says fix the roller 1 inch away for a 2 loaf batch and 1.5 inches for 3 loaves and so on. Others seem to say leave it loose and let it ride the edge.


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