― I like to make a loaf of bread just for weekend treats. This weekend I turned to a now-out-of-print breadmaker cookbook for inspiration. I came up with this recipe and I have to say, it worked perfectly. I know breadmakers can be noisy but for me, the sound of the engine wheezing and the dough getting knocked around makes me feel at home. ∙ The Recipe ∙ I started by making my own "buttermilk". I do not often have real buttermilk at home so what I did instead is measured 1 1/2 cup [...].