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In the Kitchen with Black Walnuts: America’s Indigenous Baking Nut

In the Kitchen with Black Walnuts: America’s Indigenous Baking Nut

Black walnuts, are a superfood native to the U.S. and one of the very few wild harvested foods commercially available today.  For centuries Native Americans used the nut meats as a food source and the husks for medicine and dyes.  Even today nothing is wasted!  The shells are ground into an eco-friendly abrasive. Baking with […]

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Fall Garden Focaccia

Fall Garden Focaccia

My neighbor is a Master Gardener. Kim keeps me aiming higher, both in my vegetable gardening skills AND in baking.  This past rainy day Kim got creative and I have to share what she, and she says other of you over-achiever bakers are doing: creating beautiful still-life on your Focaccia. Photos provided by Kim Smith […]

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September Baker's Calendar

September Baker’s Calendar

Check out all the wonderful things you can bake this September Download the September Baker’s Calendar

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Scoop, Spoon and Scale Measuring Activity

Scoop, Spoon and Scale Measuring Activity

Compare and evaluate dry measuring methods for accuracy with this 03:42 minute video from the Home Baking Association!  Student Activity:  Use the Scoop, Spoon, Scale activity from the 5-Minute Baking Activities book!  Fifty five minute baking activities included in this book for classrooms, community or out-of-school programs. Five Minute Baking Activities/ $35.00 – Available here

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A Baker's Dozen Labs

A Baker’s Dozen Labs

A Baker’s Dozen Labs digital manual provides 278 pages of teaching material! Thirteen labs with first, intermediate and advanced culinary baking formulas and lessons.   Includes 32+ copy-ready resources and worksheets.  Each lab includes baking science experiments, computer labs, community service connections and live links to how-to-videos and the baking glossary.  This is a must have […]

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Sandwiches Rule August!

Sandwiches Rule August!

How did Americans ever get to loving sandwiches so much? We, in fact, dedicate August as National Sandwich Month. I think it’s something related to why the Earl of Sandwich, a real-life 18th-century aristocrat, reportedly loved them. He was busy, they were easy! This August, try your sandwiches in some creative packaging. Mmmmm… Flat Bread Sandwich! Many […]

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August Baking Calendar

August Baking Calendar

Sandwich Hack: Homemade buns, flat breads, savory breads… these are all he BEST BREADS for Sandwiches. Get baking today! Download the August Baking Calendar

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Exciting Butter Book Offer from HBA

Exciting Butter Book Offer from HBA

The Butter Book brings food enthusiasts of all levels together to learn and master pastry, baking and cake decorating – SAVE $49.99 Founded by world-renowned chefs Sebastien Canonne & Jacquy Pfeiffer of The French Pastry School, The Butter Book is an online baking community with lessons designed to inspire delicious creativity in the kitchen. If you’re a beginner looking to master the […]

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July Baker's Calendar

July Baker’s Calendar

There are so many opportunities for improving your baking skills this summer, given the need for social distancing and school closures. Use this time to learn new skills, brush up on new techniques, and expand your knowledge of home baking. Check out the July Baking Calendar here!

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June Baking Calendar

June Baking Calendar

Get your June Baking Calendar here!

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