Beth Hensperger

Beth Hensperger
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Beth is the author of a series of books with the title Not Your Mother’s _____. She intends to reach the generations of home cooks who may not have learned to cook from their mothers or who may not have liked what their mothers cooked.

Beth Hensperger
Beth's Featured Recipe
Slow-Baked Macaroni and Cheese

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Beth Hensperger is a cookbook author, newspaper columnist and caterer living in the San Francisco Bay area. She has written 18 cookbooks, including The Bread Bible, which won a James Beard Award.


Beth is a columnist for the San Jose Mercury News, writing about subjects as diverse as Scottish shortbread, fresh grape coffee cake, and almond shortbread baked in the microwave.  


Her books include Not Your Mother’s Weeknight Cooking, Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook, Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Family Favorites, The Best Quick Breads, The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook, and The Gourmet Potluck.


Beth owns a catering business — something to keep her busy when she is not writing! 




Latest Recipes

Slow-Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I love old-fashioned pasta tubes in a rich cheesy sauce, and this version, made with fontina cheese, is my favorite. While commercial ma...

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