Synopses & Reviews
A master baker's 300 favorite recipes for perfect-every-time bread - from every kind of machine - by master breadmaker, Beth Hensperger. A fresh loaf any time you want! Can the incomparable taste, texture, and aroma of handcrafted bread from a neighborhood bakery be reproduced in a bread machine? When Beth Hensperger, one of Americas most respected authorities on bread, first set out to try, she had doubts. Then she spent hundreds of hours testing all kinds of breads in a bread machine, and her answer turned out to be a resounding “Yes!” In this big and bountiful book full of more than 300 recipes, she reveals all the simple secrets for perfect bread every time. No matter how you slice it, Beths brilliant recipes add up to a lifetime of fun with your bread machine!
Recipes include: White Breads
Whole Wheat Breads
Vegetable and Fruit Breads
Pizza and Focaccia
Coffee Cakes and Sweet Rolls
Jams and Chutneys
Croutons and Crostini
Flavored Butters and Other Toppings
"Beth Hensperger explains, with a master's touch, the simple techniques of making delicious bread in a bread machine." Chuck Williams, founder of Williams-Sonoma
"Whether you're an old fan of the bread machine or a new convert, master baker Beth Hensberger's superb collection of recipes promises loaf after loaf of fresh homemade bread to serve with pride every day." Flo Braker, author of The Simple Art of Perfect Baking
"Beth is the bread queen! Her recipes are thorough and easy-to-follow. I plan to bake my way from the first recipe to the last." Emily Luchetti, author of Four-Star Desserts
"[T]he newer generation of machines turns out excellent bread, and after being bombarded with know-how by this James Beard Award-winning writer, even the most reluctant may be inspired to give it a go....The 300-plus recipes are so far-ranging it's hard to believe a bread exists that isn't included here....By the end, Hensperger...will have convinced readers that it's time to overcome any qualms and get to work. The bread machine is here to stay." Publishers Weekly
For seasoned veterans looking for new breads to bake or rookies looking for a clear and reliable introduction, this book provides 300 fail-proof recipes, geared to the 1 1/2-pound and 2-pound loaf machines, for making everything from hearty sandwich breads to special occasion loaves. 80 illustrations. Lay-flat binding.
-- 300 tested and perfected recipes for making superior loaves of bread at home using an automatic bread machine
-- Basic sandwich breads as well as innovative loaves using nuts, fruits, spices, herbs, grains, and other special ingredients
-- American and international breads, everyday and holiday breads, savory and dessert breads, quick breads, and toppings
-- Shares with home cooks the professional bakers' secrets to high rising breads with great crust, crumb, aroma, and flavor
-- Fresh bread at the touch of a button; also doughs to shape by hand and make baguettes, pizza, focaccia, and more
-- Includes jams and spreads, as well as stuffings and recipes to make use of fresh or leftover bread
The author, a "master baker," reveals how she transcended her skepticism over bread machines and discusses the wide variety of techniques and breads available to home bakers. Simultaneous.
A master baker's 300 favorite recipes.
PRAISE for THE BREAD LOVER'S BREAD MACHINE COOKBOOK “Beth is the bread queen! Her recipes are thorough and easy-to-follow. I plan to bake my way from the first recipe to the last.” - Emily Luchetti, author of Four-Star Desserts “Beth Hensperger explains, with a masters touch, the simple techniques of making delicious bread in a bread machine.” - Chuck Williams, founder of Williams-Sonoma “Whether youre an old fan of the bread machine or a new convert, master baker Beth Henspergers superb collection of recipes promises loaf after loaf of fresh homemade bread to serve with pride every day.” - Flo Braker, author of The Simple Art of Perfect Baking “Whether you bake a loaf a week or a dozen loaves a month in your bread machine, or are simply considering buying one, Beth Henspergers book is a wonderful guide with concise, clear instructions and dozens and dozens of well-tested recipes.” - Bernard Clayton, Jr. author of Bernard Claytons New Complete Book of Breads
About the Author
Beth Hensperger, a New Jersey native who has lived in