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Bread is overly dry and coarse textured

I used fresh flour, fresh regular yeast, and added 2 tbsp sugar.

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You're doing everything great with your ingredients. Listen to your machine or watch it. Stop it before the bread is in the rise cycle and restart it after the kneading cycle.Try running the knead cycle two times, then the rest of the baking cycle. If the bread is still too hard try using the kneading cycle three times. This process is trial and error, but I firmly believe this will solve your problem as it did mine.

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