Can the incomparable taste, texture, and aroma of handcrafted bread from a neighborhood bakery be reproduced in a bread machine? The answer from bread expert Beth Hensperger is a resounding “Yes!”
When Beth first set out to find the answer, though, she had doubts; so she spent hundreds of hours testing all kinds of breads in a bread maker. This bountiful 646-page book full of more than 300 bakery-delicious recipes is the result, revealing the simple secrets for perfect bread, every time.
In addition to a range of white breads and egg breads, recipes include:
Beth Hensperger is the author of 22 cookbooks, about half books on bread and baking and half books on how to cook with popular countertop appliances. They include The Bread Bible, winner of a James Beard Cookbook Award, and several volumes in the best-selling Not Your Mother’s series, including Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Recipes for Two, Not Your Mother’s Microwave Cookbook, and the blockbuster first volume, Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook. She has twice been nominated for the Julia Child/IACP Cookbook Award. Hensperger previously wrote a San Jose Mercury News food column for twelve years, Baking with the Seasons, and has contributed to dozens of cooking and lifestyle magazines, such as Food & Wine, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Veggie Life, Cooking Light, Working Woman, Victoria, Prevention, and Family Circle.