I recently tried Prepared Pantry’s Peasant Sourdough bread mix. It was seriously good! I would buy it again in a second.
As you can see by the above photo, Prepared Pantry’s bread mixes come in a pouch. This is good as it must keep their costs down. It’s bad in that I don’t enjoy fishing around in the mix for the yeast packet. At the end of the day though, I’m a frugal gal so I’d rather hunt for the yeast packet instead of paying more.
The instructions said to add water that was exactly eighty degrees. I use a Zojirushi bread machine and it has a preheat cycle . So I just added room-temperature water.
As an aside, my well water does not play well with bread yeast so I use bottled water whenever I’m making bread. It makes a huge difference. Here’s how the Peasant Sourdough mix looked at the add beep.
Here’s another Prepared Pantry mix at the add beep when I forget to use bottled water and added tap water instead.
These were different mixes, but the results are typical of my experience. If you’re having problems with your bread machine be sure to try using bottled water instead of tap water. It can make a big difference.
Back to the Peasant Sourdough, it looked great when it came out of the machine and tasted even better.