I love this bread much more than I thought I would. It's delicious and hearty and looks appetizing. I'm planning to try the other recipes here that use this same bread base. This recipe is nearly perfect as-is, but next time I am trying the other reviewer's suggestions with the white whole wheat and applesauce to see if it still tastes amazing even more healthed-up. The only con, as usual with me, is it was too sweet the first time. I'm going to reduce the sugar next time. Very good bread, I highly recommend it.
Pros: easy, bakes well, multi-use, easily adaptable