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Thrill of Skill

Tips for Baking Success with Children

Food Skills Check-list

NEW! Baking Science Ingredient Functions

Safe Kitchen Check-list

Home Baking Food Safety 101

6 Things You Should Know About Wheat

New! Why Bake?

Spanish Resources

Dough Sculpting 101 online lesson and Graphics

A Baker's Dozen Smart Snack Recipes

Gift Tags

Gift Tags

Baking Certificate

Memory Game

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Explore cooking around the world with this new book The Cultured Chef.

Each book sells for $20

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Preparing and eating more meals at home is a proven strategy, offering multiple benefits.  Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) has launched a national campaign rich with research and resources at  FCCLA@TheTable


Almond raspberry Pear, Gluten Free Dessert Pizza

Gluten Free Key Lime Tartlets

Egg Free Corndog Bites

Measuring Your Ingredients

Folding Technique

Creaming Butter and Sugar

Easy Cake Decorations

Super Simple Glazes

Decorating Cookies with Royal Icing

Easy, Incredible Buttercream Frosting

Tips for Baking with Kids

How to Make the Perfect Frosting

How to Make Perfect Brownies

How to Make Perfect Muffins

Cinnamon Biscuits

Breadworld Recipe Videos

Sweet Rolls: Honey Bunnies



Bread in a Bag

Clay Play Dough

Basic Pizza Crust Recipe

Cinnamon and Pecan Pullapart Bread

Mascarpone and Apricot Cornbread

The Home Baking Association (HBA) has designated February as “Bake for Family Fun Month” and has resources, recipes and activities to help families get started!

Each week you will find designated recipes, baking activities and opportunities to spend time together in the kitchen. From toddler to grandparent - baking is the perfect family activity

Week One: Let's Get Started Baking
  Banana Flapjacks w/Maple Cinnamon Syrup
  Pasta Frittata featuring Colorado Wheat & Eggs
  Blueberry Oat Muffins
  Homemade Granola
  Hellen's Homemade Pizza
  Bacon, Egg and Hashbrown Biscuit Bake
  Book & Bake

1001 Cookie Starter Mix

Practice measuring skills with this versatile mix!  Can be made ahead and stored in refrigerator or freezer for later baking! Perfect for making cookies anytime!

Check out the recipe here

Kids in the Kitchen Measuring Techniques

Liquid or dry?  Yes there is a difference! Baking requires the most accurate measurements possible so the product turns out the same each time. Teaching correct measuring techniques provides a skill youth will use for a lifetime.

How to Measure Flour video

Measurement & Ingredient Substitution Guide handout Guide 

Measurement Worksheet 

Week Two: Baking for My Valentine
  Almond Raspberry Pastry Heart
  Double Chocolate Wafers
  Cherry Cobler - Video Recipe
  Toasted Coconut Pie


  Book & Bake


Chocolate Cherry Pecan Artisan Bread

No-knead chocolate artisan bread. Easy for kids and
extremely delicious for adults!

Get the recipe here!


Week Three: Baking History and Traditions
  Classic Strawberry and Cream Cake
  Twisted Tea Ring
  Southwest Chip Dip
  Easy as Pie Chicken Pot Pie
  Sweet Whole Wheat Bread
  Fresh Corn Spoonbread
Book & Bake


Country Oatmeal Bread

There's no better way to bring your family together at the dinner table, than with hearty and delicious bread.

Find the recipe here!

Week Four: Baking for Others
  Dog Treat - Video Recipe
  Pizza Muffins
  Texas Wheat Energy Bars
  Stone-Buhr Milk Chocolate Caramel Bars
  Bake and Take Month
Book & Bake


Rose Blossoms

A great family baking recipe for a more experienced baker to help young bakers make this pretty shape! Makes a dozen rolls to share! (Shaping images included)  

Check out the recipe here!

Gluten-Free S'mores Whoopie Pies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Easy Mini Puffs - (Low sugar)
How to Measure Flour
Basics of Baking: Measuring Ingredients
High Altitude Baking Tips
Oklahoma Best of Wheat

Bread Sculpting for All Seasons

There’s a recipe perfect for every family, any size class or baking level!   Choose from 32 dough sculptures for hours of fun with this 36 page four color booklet!

Online Recipe Book

Request a Book

Jiffy Mixes Recipe Booklet
Wheat Montana Cookbook
Preschool Wheat Farm Coloring Sheet
The Story of Wheat

Grains of Truth

10 Tips to Help You Eat Whole Grains

Types of Flour - Handy Reference Chart

Eat a Variety of Healthy Foods Every Day


The History of A Mill

How to Read A Nutrition Facts Panel

Take A Farm Tour

From Field to Flour Farm

From Field to Table Infographic

Under the Big Sky Video - Wheat Montana

Washington Wheat Facts

Sugar 101

How Well Do You Know Sugar?

Farm to Table Coloring Book

Families First

Around the World Menu

Did You Know? Video

Baking Food Safety 101

Wheat Flour Food Safety In the Kitchen

Food Detectives Figh Bac! Play the Game!

La Montana de Variedad (Spanish version of Variety’s Mountain)

Home Baking Association Spanish Resources
Family Dinner Project
Wheat Foods Council - Sprouting Up Toolkit
Whole Grains Council - Guess the Grains Quiz

Dough sculpting is fun for all ages! The DVD includes recipes, lessons, downloadable resources and more than 30 how-to-videos for shaping breads, cookies and fun activities!

Special Bake for Family Fun Offer

COST: $25 per DVD all orders received during February 2016 will receive complimentary baking resource packet with baking tools, recipes and booklets for family baking!  Check it out here

Bake Sale Resource Center
Home Baking Association Baking Certificate