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National Festival of Breads 2023

National Festival of Breads 2023

Whether it is a go-to recipe, a revamped family favorite or a combination of unique-to-you flavors, put your creativity to the test in the quest to become the Best of Breads Champion in the 2023 National Festival of Breads. Enter your favorite yeast bread or roll recipe now through February 13, 2023, for the chance […]

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Savory Baking 

Savory Baking 

By Sharon Davis, Family & Consumer Sciences Education, Manhattan, KS After a recent blizzard of holiday sweets, I‘ve begun to embrace all things soup and savory breads. In fact, I’m betting you’ll love the Mini-Bread Bowls demonstrated by the Oklahoma Wheat Commission. The whole wheat bread bowls are a perfect  individual size, served fresh or easily frozen […]

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Bake to Give this Holiday Season

Bake to Give this Holiday Season

Now that we’re in the home-stretch of the holiday season, many of us are looking for last-minute gift ideas for friends and family. And let’s face it, we’re all feeling the pinch as supply chain issues and inflation send the cost of goods skyrocketing. So, have you considered baking homemade gifts? Fresh made holiday cookies […]

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Baker’s Spotlight: Aaron Harries and Springerle Cookies

Baker’s Spotlight: Aaron Harries and Springerle Cookies

Aaron Harries Kansas Wheat Commission KS Wheat Growers Some cookies are head and shoulders above others at Cookie Swaps, holiday gatherings or as a gift. Springerle Cookies are definitely one of them and put Aaron Harries, VP of Research and Operations for the Kansas Wheat Commission and KS Wheat Growers in our spotlight! Springerle Cookies […]

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Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread

Caramel Pecan Monkey Bread

Gemma Stafford is the Irish-born master pastry chef and creator of the hit online show and baking brand, Bigger Bolder Baking. Gemma is all about helping anyone bake with confidence. In her must-have second cookbook, Gemma shares an all-new collection of simple yet irresistible recipes for every baking opportunity—from breakfast, brunch, and teatime to dinner […]

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Authentic Linzer Cookies

Authentic Linzer Cookies

Linzer cookies are a holiday staple in many homes and at many cookie swaps, in fact, they’re probably on the list of All-Time Favorite Cookies Ever! With a dollop of raspberry jam peeking through the top of a delicate, nutty, buttery cookie sandwich, all covered in a dusting of confectioners’ sugar—you just can’t beat a […]

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Christmas Cookie Countdown

Christmas Cookie Countdown

Each holiday season the Home Baking Association features the Cookie Countdown with delectable cookies from the HBA members. Pick your favorite, or bake all 25 batches of cookies during December. From Gingerbread to Cranberry Chocolate Crunch, there’s bound to be a cookie for every elvish sweet tooth! Check out the following HBA Social Media accounts […]

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Fun Paintbrush Cookies

Fun Paintbrush Cookies

Kids of all ages, from 3 to 103, will love these fun & tasty Paintbrush cookies! Blend the art and science of baking with your creative side. Try mixing and matching with different cookie cutter shapes and a rainbow of food coloring. Ingredient List COOKIES: 2 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting […]

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The Family Dinner Project's deck of food and activities

The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities

You’ll love our partner The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities for the “advent” of December home time, holidays and festivals. Check it out now!

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Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

The perfect centerpiece to your Thanksgiving table, the Tom Turkey can be propped up on a picture holder and surrounded with fall fabric, leaves, wheat stalks, pumpkins and flowers. Ingredients Dough: 1 ¼ cups warm water 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons dry milk 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 ½ teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons […]

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