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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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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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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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Baking for Others: Bake and Take

Baking for Others: Bake and Take

It’s always a good time to bake for others. Make your Bake and Take action plan for March knowing it’s never been needed more! Let’s aim for 50 MORE years.  THREE Bake and Take TIPS from HBA:  #3:  Bake, freeze, deliver so your customer can enjoynow, or later!  Kristin Hoffman, Baker Bettie: “I love taking bierocksto friends who have had a baby or who are dealing […]

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BFFF Week Two:  Baking for My Valentine

BFFF Week Two: Baking for My Valentine

You may be asking, what Makes Valentine’s Day so Sweet? Baking’s a great way to impress on someone how much you’re thinking of them!  Have you ever wondered how sugar and chocolate became so involved in the Valentine Tradition?  Here’s a sweet bit of Valentine history! What will you bake for valentines in your sphere? […]

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Baker's Spotlight: John Kanell Bakes for His Valentine

Baker’s Spotlight: John Kanell Bakes for His Valentine

You may have seen this rising star of a baker on one of his many appearances on high profile shows like Food Network’s Chopped, Good Morning America and the Ellen Degeneres show. That’s an impressive achievement given he was a middle school science and math teacher only a few years ago! Living on a farm […]

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September Bakers Calendar 2021

September Bakers Calendar 2021

These September baking recipes, tips and resources will make your house smell like fall. So grab your favorite flannel and get cozy in the kitchen as we explore everything the month of September has to offer bakers. Thank you to Sharon Davis of the Home Baking Association for providing this valuable resource jam-packed with information!

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Baker's Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis - Lithuanian Bacon Buns

Baker’s Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis – Lithuanian Bacon Buns

By Sharon Davis, HomeBaking.org What a perfect time to spotlight home baker Jenny Kalvaitis and her family’s traditional Lithuanian Bacon Buns. This family recipe and favorite of Jenny’s is a common Lithuanian recipe with her own family’s twists and small improvements from over the years. They often bake them during Christmas and holiday seasons. They’ll […]

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