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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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Baking School provides Lessons for EVERY Baker

Baking School provides Lessons for EVERY Baker

by Sharon Davis – Home Baking Association The art and science of baking enriches lives beyond belief, and there are so many to thank! A family baking heritage, mentors, professors, friends, farmers and personal passion. Next to thank on my list is Melanie Wanders, King Arthur Baking test kitchen Research and Development team member and […]

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Our Favorite Pilgrim Bread Recipe

Our Favorite Pilgrim Bread Recipe

By Sharon Davis- HomeBaking.org I’ll keep this short to allow you time to bake what is one of the tried-and-true breads of my life—Pilgrim Bread.  The original recipe—splattered and worn—is in my More-with-Less Cookbook by Doris Janzen Longacre. This bread is great baked in small batches for family or nearby neighbors as well as large batches like […]

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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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New Officers Elected at Home Baking Association

New Officers Elected at Home Baking Association

STOWE, VT. — Home Baking Association members in late October elected two flour industry veterans and an experienced manager in the beverage and ingredient sectors to serve as officers for the fiscal year 2023.   Five directors of the board also were elected for fiscal 2023, which began Oct. 1, during the three-day event at Topnotch Resort in […]

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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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Sugar Harvest: Behind-the-Scenes

Sugar Harvest: Behind-the-Scenes

Live from the Sugar Fields on Facebook Live on October 14! Sugar beet and sugar cane growers are going live from the field during harvest season to celebrate National Real Sugar Day. Join us on Facebook starting at 9 am EDT on October 14 to hear from growers coast to coast and get a behind the scenes […]

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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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October Baker's Calendar

October Baker’s Calendar

This is it, folks! The busy baking season is upon us with all of the seasonal scents and flavors we adore! Now is the time for pumpkins, cinnamon, raisins, black walnuts, and everything else that makes our tummies rumble and our mouths water. Each month we produce a calendar full of timely tips and recipes, […]

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