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Fun Paintbrush Cookies

Fun Paintbrush Cookies

Kids of all ages, from 3 to 103, will love these fun & tasty Paintbrush cookies! Blend the art and science of baking with your creative side. Try mixing and matching with different cookie cutter shapes and a rainbow of food coloring. Ingredient List COOKIES: 2 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting […]

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The Family Dinner Project's deck of food and activities

The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities

You’ll love our partner The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities for the “advent” of December home time, holidays and festivals. Check it out now!

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Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

The perfect centerpiece to your Thanksgiving table, the Tom Turkey can be propped up on a picture holder and surrounded with fall fabric, leaves, wheat stalks, pumpkins and flowers. Ingredients Dough: 1 ¼ cups warm water 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons dry milk 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 ½ teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Black Walnuts: Getting to Know "The Truffle of Nuts"

Black Walnuts: Getting to Know “The Truffle of Nuts”

By Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, Home Baking Association Kim Hammons knows black walnuts!  She describes them as “bold and wild, and they are America’s native nut,” Kim says.  “They are capturing bakers, culinary and health professionals’ attention because they are high in protein, rich in tannins and healthy oils. For special diets, […]

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