We make our own bread in a bread machine that we have had for 22 years. No plastic bags, no additives and it saves us money. Plus, it just tastes better. The recipe below is our recipe for basic white sandwich bread.
Basic White Bread Recipe
1 cup plus 3 tablespoons of water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons sugar
3 1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons vital wheat gluten
2 teaspoons active dry yeast
Add water and oil into the bread pan. Add salt, sugar. Add flour.
Make a small well on top of flour and make sure it does not reach wet ingredients. Add the gluten and yeast to the well.
Use Basic bread, 1.5 lb loaf, medium crust cycle (3 hrs 10 minutes)