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November Baker's Spotlight!

November Baker’s Spotlight!

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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September Baker's Calendar

September Baker’s Calendar

Check out all the wonderful things you can bake this September Download the September Baker’s Calendar

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Scoop, Spoon and Scale Measuring Activity

Scoop, Spoon and Scale Measuring Activity

Compare and evaluate dry measuring methods for accuracy with this 03:42 minute video from the Home Baking Association!  Student Activity:  Use the Scoop, Spoon, Scale activity from the 5-Minute Baking Activities book!  Fifty five minute baking activities included in this book for classrooms, community or out-of-school programs. Five Minute Baking Activities/ $35.00 – Available here

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Sandwiches Rule August!

Sandwiches Rule August!

How did Americans ever get to loving sandwiches so much? We, in fact, dedicate August as National Sandwich Month. I think it’s something related to why the Earl of Sandwich, a real-life 18th-century aristocrat, reportedly loved them. He was busy, they were easy! This August, try your sandwiches in some creative packaging. Mmmmm… Flat Bread Sandwich! Many […]

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August Baking Calendar

August Baking Calendar

Sandwich Hack: Homemade buns, flat breads, savory breads… these are all he BEST BREADS for Sandwiches. Get baking today! Download the August Baking Calendar

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July Baker's Calendar

July Baker’s Calendar

There are so many opportunities for improving your baking skills this summer, given the need for social distancing and school closures. Use this time to learn new skills, brush up on new techniques, and expand your knowledge of home baking. Check out the July Baking Calendar here!

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Perfect Summer to Shape Baking Skills

Perfect Summer to Shape Baking Skills

With this year’s challenge in what’s open and what’s closed, you can make time can fly with some creative baking skill building with dough.  Any summer sandwich tastes great on a Kaiser or Rosette Roll.  Use a well-kneaded and cold yeast dough. We recommend the Refrigerated Potato Dough from Dough Sculpting 101 but any well-kneaded […]

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June Baking Calendar

June Baking Calendar

Get your June Baking Calendar here!

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Got Flour, but What about Yeast?

Got Flour, but What about Yeast?

When people stocked up to shelter and bake at home, they purchased 6.5 times the normal amount of yeast at grocery stores.  Replenishing the dry yeast stock has kept Red Star working round the clock. Check out the latest availability information. Help us spread the word about an option you might not think of: Fresh […]

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May Baking Calendar

May Baking Calendar

May 2020 is the month of baking at home, with folks baking in unprecedented numbers due to social distancing. Use this handy calendar to keep up to date with all that is going on.

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