Breadman TR875 Review
The TR875 makes large, two-pound loaves and, like the Cuisinart CBK100, has a good track record in creating gluten-free breads. The 16 baking settings include rapid, whole-wheat, and pizza-dough, and the machine beeps when it's time to add ingredients that should be folded in. Some owners, however, received refurbished units instead of new without having been made aware of the difference, making the TR875 a better option to buy for yourself than as a gift.
The Breadman TR875 delivers tasty loaves and good reliability, according to Breadman TR875 reviews by home cooks. The results are better than what you get with pricier models, according to a Breadman TR875 review on Newegg, and it's a breeze to use, add Breadman TR875 reviews on Amazon. Consumers also praise the proper rise (the dough may even hit the lid when baking a two-pound loaf), easy-to-read display, intuitive controls, and effortless cleanup. An expert Breadman TR875 review on Breadinfo.com reports this cheap bread machine is more or less quiet but cautions that the bottom can get quite hot and advises setting it on a heat-resistant surface.
Despite the general applause for the Breadman TR875, users gripe about small things. One Breadman TR875 review on Epinions comments about a gap above the paddle where ingredients collect, making it hard to clean, and a user review on Newegg says ingredients from packaged mixes must be manually scraped down. Perhaps the most troublesome complaints concern reports that users received refurbished units without having been told that's what they were ordering.
That said, the features on this cheap bread machine are appealing. The Breadman TR875's time delay is much longer than comparable bread machines, allowing you to program a delayed start 18 hours in advance instead of the regular 12 or 13. Another less-frequently seen feature on cheap bread machines is the ability to pause the bread in the middle of baking -- for up to an hour -- in case you want to extend the cycle for some reason. Additionally, the Breadman TR875 offers three loaf sizes and crust options, numerous settings for different doughs, along with jam, pizza, pasta, and rapid bake.
Overall, this is a decent machine that wins over users and experts because of its cheap price, relatively compact footprint, and very acceptable loaves that may require a bit of trial and error to get the ingredient proportions just right. Assuming you get a new machine, you won't be disappointed.