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Bread hook use

How am i supposed to use the bread hooks? should the bowl be to the side or centered? my dough never seems to come out smooth & shiny but lumpy & bumpy instead. it seems like the dough is just being pushed to the side of the bowl instead of being kneaded. much thanks for help!!!

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Use it to the side. This will pull the dry ingredients off the bowl. If the dough is coming out lumpy, make sure you follow the recipe exactly. Putting dry into wet will give different results than putting wet into dry. If this doesn't end the lumps, try a different type of flour.

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It tells the steps in your manual.

Easy to do.

If you don't have the manual you can download it for free here http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search.jsp?siteCd=KAD

Joe

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