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What’s Your Signature Bread?

What’s Your Signature Bread?

It’s hard to imagine how many home bakers Cindy Falk, Domestic Marketing and Kansas Wheat Commission Test Kitchen Director and Co-Director of the National Festival of Breads  has inspired and helped.  Cindy has been testing and baking great home baking recipes with Kansas wheat for decades. As co-director of the National Festival of Breads she’s […]

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January Baker’s Calendar

January Baker’s Calendar

Download your January Baker’s Calendar here

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Baker's Spotlight: Cookies and Bars for the Holidays

Baker’s Spotlight: Cookies and Bars for the Holidays

By now we hope you’ve tried at least one new cookie recipe from the winning collection found in our Cookie Countdown on HBA Social media. Two include Wisconsin cookie bakers featured in the Wisconsin Energy Cooperative News 2021 cookie contest. Each share the background behind their winning cookies.  Chocolate Truffle-Topped Caramel Bars   Recipe here Home […]

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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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Baker's Spotlight: Grandma Cooper's Basic Pie Crust

Baker’s Spotlight: Grandma Cooper’s Basic Pie Crust

It’s the perfect time to Spotlight home baker Gail Ellis, a Communications Specialist with the Oklahoma State University Extension. We met Gail this summer through her feature article Baking Surges with a Renewed Sense of Home, and the Oklahoma Wheat Commission and HBA workshops held virtually and in person.  We learned Gail is a wannabe-pie-baker!   […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Chillicothe High School Bakers Test Mug Muffins for Baking Food Safety

Baker’s Spotlight: Chillicothe High School Bakers Test Mug Muffins for Baking Food Safety

Chillicothe, MO is known as the town where sliced bread was invented!  Recently the Chillicothe Missouri High School Family & Consumer Sciences bakers honed in on another national challenge!  Americans LOVE mug cakes, muffins and meals. But  when are they “done” and safe to eat instead of gooey or half-raw?  “We’ve learned flour is a […]

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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 on Bagels! ... and Charity

Baker’s Spotlight on Bagels! … and Charity

Lucky me, I was at the Hanover, New Hampshire Farmer’s Market.  It was the line forming at the Charity Bagel tent that stopped me in my tracks.  Behind the table was Leo Barnes, the founder, baker, and chief kitmaker of Charity Bagels.  Who could resist the beautiful bagels and a conversation? A conversation had to […]

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Measurement Matters

Measurement Matters

Accurate measurements in all aspects of baking (baking temperature, storage temperature, ingredients, etc) assure repeatable quality, controlled costs and customer satisfaction. Measurement Matters is an excellent resource for anyone who bakes, whether it’s at home or in a professional environment.  Join Sharon Davis from the Home Baking Association as she presents Measurement Matters. Download the Powerpoint […]

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Make A Sandwich or Two

Make A Sandwich or Two

August Baking Calendar Shake up your homemade goodness with sandwiches made from whole grain, multi-grain, savory, sliced bread, buns, grilled, flat… Or better yet, make your own bread for the BEST Sandwiches. August is devoted to the art of sandwiches, learn more by downloading our August Baker’s Calendar full of tips, recipes, and the most […]

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