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Measuring Temperature

Measuring Temperature

Measuring temperature is critical to success in baking, whether it’s checking water temps for yeast, monitoring the temperature of ingredients like butter and flour, or verifying the doneness of the finished product. Check out this informative video, and special educator offer!

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Educator Award Winners Announced!

Educator Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations! 2021 Home Baking Association Educator Award  First Place Selection:  Elizabeth Susan HaganFamily and Consumer Sciences EducatorBayard, IowaEntry:  Bearthday Celebrations:  How Baking at Home Takes You Around the Globe Honorable Mention: Carla Schaer Family and Consumer Sciences EducatorSparland, ILEntry:  Baking on Break Thank you for submitting an entry for the 2021 Home Baking Association Educator Award Program.  You will receive resources from […]

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July 2021 Baker's Calendar

July 2021 Baker’s Calendar

There’s so much to share with you about baking this month, we almost didn’t have room in the calendar! This month’s Baker’s Calendar is jam-packed with helpful resources, reminders, tips and baking hacks to make your summer deliciously perfect in every way. Don’t let the Fourth of July pass without trying some new recipes that […]

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S’more of Those Delicious Treats, Please!

S’more of Those Delicious Treats, Please!

Have you been anticipating that first s’more of the summer as much as I have!?  Starting this weekend, I’m learning some baking science,  history and tradition about the s’more from The Sugar Association.  Then when you’ve expanded your knowledge, bake the BEST 100% Whole Grain  Graham Crackers ever to make your S’Mores!  Everyone loves to add a […]

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June Baker’s Calendar

June Baker’s Calendar

It’s June and we are swinging into full gear for peak gardening season. June is National Fruits and Vegetables month and we’ve got you covered with our June Baker’s Calendar. Check out all of the helpful tips and recipes featured this month! Download the calendar here!

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Welcome New HBA Members

Welcome New HBA Members

We are pleased to welcome new Home Baking Association members Anchor Hocking and Northern Crops Institute, two organizations we know will add great depth and value to our existing outreach within the educational community. If you’d like more information about either of these companies, please check out their corporate profile in our Members section of […]

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Sugar Resources

Sugar Resources

Learn everything there is to know about the history, production and culinary aspects of sugar. The following materials were produced by Family and Consumer Science educators and Home Baking Association members, offering educational resources for every student age group. Sugar Detectives Lesson Plan Sugar Detectives Recipe: Yeast Bread Types of Sugar: Samples and Descriptions Early […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Connie Nieman - Flat Bread

Baker’s Spotlight: Connie Nieman – Flat Bread

It’s spring and that means baking for graduations, post-Covid family gatherings, and for those food heroes…farmers doing the FIELD WORK all across the U.S. Let’s spotlight a great baker who knows how to serve a beautiful catered meal OR a hand held field meal, Connie Nieman Retired FCS Culinary and Baking Instructor from Chillicothe, MO. […]

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April Baking Calendar

April Baking Calendar

Spring is a wonderful time to share the joy of baking with your family, friends and neighbors. Sharon Davis has compiled this excellent resource full of baking hacks, recipes and reminders for making the most of your kitchen during the spring months. Check out the calendar here!

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Baker's Spotlight: Charlene Patton - Apricot Raisin Hot Cross Buns

Baker’s Spotlight: Charlene Patton – Apricot Raisin Hot Cross Buns

When you choose to bake a “shared” recipe, it’s great to know it came from Charlene Patton!   Charlene is the Executive Director of the Home Baking Association and Consumer Media Consultant for the Kansas Soybean Commission.  Add her expertise as a baking book author, recipe development and demonstrator, a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences […]

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