I decided to test the bread maker today, cautiously added the ingredients (double checking the measuring cup), and started it. At one point during the mix cycle, there was an odd noise, but it stopped. So I waited the 3 hours and 10 minutes that it normally takes to complete the entire bread-making cycle. Here is the result:

Our dinner included a beautiful, perfectly cooked loaf of dill bread. Guess my hubby is pretty handy, wouldn’t ya’ say?!