Not Your Mother's Microwave Cookbook: Fresh, Delicious, and Wholesome Main Dishes, Snacks, Sides, Desserts, and More
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Not Your Mother's Microwave Cookbook: Fresh, Delicious, and Wholesome Main Dishes, Snacks, Sides, Desserts, and More

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Almost everyone has a microwave oven – but hardly anyone knows how to get the most out of this ubiquitous appliance. Enter Not Your Mother's Microwave Cookbook. Cookbook author extraordinaire Beth Hensperger has unlocked the secrets of the microwave, and in this comprehensive volume, she spills all. Here, you’ll find all the tools you need to put speedy, sophisticated, de...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 17th 2010 by Harvard Common Press (first published January 1st 2010)
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This book teaches you how to make your own microwave popcorn! The pre-recipe section has some really clear and interesting explanations of how different foods, dishes and cooking techniques hold up in the microwave, too.

I'm still sorting through the recipes, but it looks like Beth Hensperger has outdone herself with another fine addition to the "Not Your Mother's..." cookbook series.

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I had to move out of my large lovely kitchen due to finding black mold in the house in October;...more
Lots of good recipes in here and some clever ideas that you might not have tried with a microwave. I refuse to use a hot stove during a South Texas summer, so a good microwave cookbook is a must. If you have this book, you are all set to make yummy meals.
Teen programming ideas for those going off to college :)
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Beth Hensperger is a passionate professional- and home- baker who is both extremely creative and extraordinarily prolific as an author and developer of quality recipes. Her training included a ten-year apprenticeship as a restaurant and hotel pastry chef as well as having her own custom wedding cake business and attending classes given by some of the top bakers in America. Though restaurant traine...more
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