― Quite a while back I received a Panasonic bread machine for review, and I've been working on some recipes for it. ∙ The biggest difference with using the bread machine, for me, is that when I'm using a stand mixer or kneading by hand I can adjust amounts as I go. If the dough is too wet or too dry, I can fix that. ∙ But with a bread machine, you're supposed to measure everything, put it in the machine, slam the lid shut, and let it go. ∙ Oh, sure, you can open the lid [...].