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Melanie Wanders Shares Her Apple Crumb Crostata Recipe

Melanie Wanders Shares Her Apple Crumb Crostata Recipe

Nothing gets us ready for holiday meals– or breakfast– like fine-tuning Apple Crostata skills.  Home Baking Association members gathered in Stowe, VT for an annual meeting AND a tutorial with member Melanie Wanders, R&D Baker with Amy Driscoll and Lee Clark from King Arthur Baking company.  You’ll enjoy making a tender, yet flaky all-butter pie […]

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Order Your Free 2022 Kansas Wheat Recipe Book

Order Your Free 2022 Kansas Wheat Recipe Book

Some folks may collect stamps, trading cards or gnomes, but only true Wheaties keep their eye out for a specific collectible published for the past six decades — the annual recipe book from the Kansas Wheat Commission. The 2022 edition is now available — free of charge — and does not disappoint with classic recipes […]

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If You Like Pumpkin Spice... You Might Like Gingerbread

If You Like Pumpkin Spice… You Might Like Gingerbread

While you’re prepping for the holidays, you may be wondering what can possibly follow October’s pumpkin spice frenzy and its culinary appeal?  I’d give Gingerbread, with its varying amounts of molasses, sugar options, and fresh or dry spice ginger a try.  Here’s some our members and staff serve morning, noon and night. I love this […]

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Bake Up Something Spooky for Halloween

Bake Up Something Spooky for Halloween

Now is your chance to make the most of this Halloween season, bake up some frighteningly delicious treats for all the ghosts and ghouls in your life. Our members and partners offer the best tips and recipes to make your haunted houses and holiday parties spooktacular! “Ghosts, goblins, and jack-o-lantern at night; We sure hope […]

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National Real Sugar Day Lesson Plan

National Real Sugar Day Lesson Plan

As the gold standard for sweetness, real sugar is worth celebrating! The real sugar we stock in our pantry and use in many of our favorite recipes is grown by sugar beet and sugar cane farmers across the United States. National Real Sugar Day is a day to celebrate the people who harvest sugar crops, […]

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Bite-Sized Baking for Home, School and Artisan Bakers

Bite-Sized Baking for Home, School and Artisan Bakers

In our workshops, culinary educators and consumers tell me they’re time challenged. Plus, “our ingredient budgets are really tight- how do we bake for 25 students?”  I understand. I had 42-minute class periods to bake with junior high students and virtually no ingredient budget. Tough as it is to imagine, we may BENEFIT from this […]

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Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July Recipes

The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday here at the Home Baking Association because it offers so many delicious and fun baking opportunities for families. And besides, who doesn’t love spending a long weekend together centered on food, fun, family and fireworks! For everything red, white and blue, check out our member recipes and […]

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July Baking Calendar

July Baking Calendar

Sharon Davis, a longtime family and consumer sciences educator with the Home Baking Association, creates these monthly calendars full of recipes, resources and activities perfectly suited for the season. The calendars are an educator’s dream and definitely worth a download. Check the July Baking Calendar out here!

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Baking Makes A Great Summer School

Baking Makes A Great Summer School

We called it “summer school,” in Iowa. It was that time when we boosted skills and content knowledge once the official classroom door closed and our teacher collapsed from exhaustion. Usually the focus was reading, math and science. Yes, I too needed help. Baking’s perfect to build actual interest in these topics, a major key […]

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Power Baking for Summer

Power Baking for Summer

What do camping, biking, hiking, kayaking, swimming all have to do with baking? Home baked is so good-to-go when you are! Check out what the fitness pros and dietitians recommend re: fuel for on-the-move men, women and kids. Videos Here Baking portable carbs is perfect for the action. Bagels, soft pretzels, biscotti, flat breads and […]

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