Beth Hensperger has been educating, writing, and demo-lecturing about the art of baking for over 30 years. She is the author of over 22 cookbooks, including the best-selling Not Your Mothers Slow Cooker Cookbook series. Her other books include highly-acclaimed titles such as The Bread Lovers Bread Machine Cookbook, The Ultimate Rice Cooker Cookbook. She has twice been nominated for the Julia Child/IACP Cookbook Award. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Visit her website at www.bethhensperger.com and blog at www.notyourmotherscookbook.com.