To get the best results, follow this advice.
Remove hot bread from the machine as soon as it is done and place it on a wire rack to cool completely -- cooling it in the machine can cause it to become soggy. Once bread is cooled, store as follows:
Believe it or not, storing bread in a refrigerator makes it grow stale more quickly. For breads that contain perishable ingredients -- such as meats or cheeses -- freeze what you don't eat the first day.