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May Baker's Spotlight: Connie Nieman

May Baker’s Spotlight: Connie Nieman

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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Empanadas!

Empanadas!

Have you tried making Empanadas before? Empanada is a Galician, Portuguese and Spanish word empandar- “to wrap or coat in bread.” Flaky and delicate, these delicious hand-held treats are prepared using anything from sweet, spicy to savory, and may be stuffed with meat, fruit, vegetables, seafood… almost anything you can imagine … then baked or […]

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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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Spring Baker's Spotlight: Charlene Patton

Spring Baker’s Spotlight: Charlene Patton

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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March Baker's Spotlight: Jana Patton

March Baker’s Spotlight: Jana Patton

The Baker’s Spotlight is on Jana Patton RD, LD, CBE, a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) dietitian educator from Topeka, Kansas. Jana’s been baking since she was small, at home, in 4-H and now it’s a part of her work and personal health and wellness.    “I grew up learning to bake with my family and […]

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March Baker's Spotlight

March Baker’s Spotlight

Food educators across the U.S. will recognize Roberta Duyff, MS, RDN, FAND, FADA, St. Louis, MO, as author of essential texts Food Nutrition and Wellness  and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food & Nutrition Guide.  But beyond text book writing, you may not know, Roberta’s Czech family heritage has made her born to […]

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March Baker’s Calendar

March Baker’s Calendar

There’s so much to explore when it comes to baking in March. We’ve got Bake and Take Month, National Grain Sampling Day, and St Patrick’s day… just to name a few! download the March Baker’s Calendar

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March is Bake and Take Month!

March is Bake and Take Month!

A freshly-baked treat and a heartfelt note bring much-needed cheer to our friends, families and neighbors. Whether delivered safely in-person or through a ding-dong dash, Kansas Wheat encourages all to use Bake and Take Month as an opportunity to reconnect with our communities through this 50-year-old tradition this March. “Bake and Take Month started as […]

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Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

The brownies are made with whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour. Whole wheat flour performs almost exactly like all purpose flour, but it has more fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is a great option if you want to easily incorporate some whole grains into your baking because it can be substituted for all purpose […]

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Classic Southern Biscuit Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Southern Biscuit Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just in time for Bake for Family Fun Month, this delicious recipe makes an excellent opportunity for families to spend time together in the kitchen preparing something everyone will enjoy! Use Tenda Bake All Purpose Flour for the best results! Yield: 24 Cookies Ingredients: 2 ¼ C Southern Biscuit All Purpose Flour 1 C Butter(softened) ¾ […]

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