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Baking for Others: Bake and Take

Baking for Others: Bake and Take

It’s always a good time to bake for others. Make your Bake and Take action plan for March knowing it’s never been needed more! Let’s aim for 50 MORE years.  THREE Bake and Take TIPS from HBA:  #3:  Bake, freeze, deliver so your customer can enjoynow, or later!  Kristin Hoffman, Baker Bettie: “I love taking bierocksto friends who have had a baby or who are dealing […]

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BFFF Week Two:  Baking for My Valentine

BFFF Week Two: Baking for My Valentine

You may be asking, what Makes Valentine’s Day so Sweet? Baking’s a great way to impress on someone how much you’re thinking of them!  Have you ever wondered how sugar and chocolate became so involved in the Valentine Tradition?  Here’s a sweet bit of Valentine history! What will you bake for valentines in your sphere? […]

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Baker's Spotlight: John Kanell Bakes for His Valentine

Baker’s Spotlight: John Kanell Bakes for His Valentine

You may have seen this rising star of a baker on one of his many appearances on high profile shows like Food Network’s Chopped, Good Morning America and the Ellen Degeneres show. That’s an impressive achievement given he was a middle school science and math teacher only a few years ago! Living on a farm […]

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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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September Bakers Calendar 2021

September Bakers Calendar 2021

These September baking recipes, tips and resources will make your house smell like fall. So grab your favorite flannel and get cozy in the kitchen as we explore everything the month of September has to offer bakers. Thank you to Sharon Davis of the Home Baking Association for providing this valuable resource jam-packed with information!

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Baker's Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis - Lithuanian Bacon Buns

Baker’s Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis – Lithuanian Bacon Buns

By Sharon Davis, HomeBaking.org What a perfect time to spotlight home baker Jenny Kalvaitis and her family’s traditional Lithuanian Bacon Buns. This family recipe and favorite of Jenny’s is a common Lithuanian recipe with her own family’s twists and small improvements from over the years. They often bake them during Christmas and holiday seasons. They’ll […]

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The Family Dinner Project's deck of food and activities

The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities

When you’ve been spending a lot of time at home, this is just the boost we all need. 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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Baker's Spotlight: Lisa Pluff - Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Browned Butter

Baker’s Spotlight: Lisa Pluff – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Browned Butter

November’s Baker Spotlight is on a great baker and teacher, Lisa Pluff.  Lisa teaches baking science and Family & Consumer Sciences at Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS.  Lisa is a graduate of the Kansas State Bakery Science bachelors degree program. Check it out!  Instead of working in a bakery, Lisa opted to earn a masters […]

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