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Selecting the Perfect Sweeteners

Selecting the Perfect Sweeteners

Consult these handy guides for everything you need to know about selecting sweeteners for baking your favorite recipes. Baking Guide from Our Domino® Sugar Experts – East Coast Best Baking Guide Experience from C&H® Sugar – West Coast

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Spring Baker's Spotlight: Charlene Patton

Spring Baker’s Spotlight: Charlene Patton

When you choose to bake a “shared” recipe, it’s great to know it came from Charlene Patton!   Charlene is the Executive Director of the Home Baking Association and Consumer Media Consultant for the Kansas Soybean Commission.  Add her expertise as a baking book author, recipe development and demonstrator, a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences […]

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March Baker's Spotlight: Jana Patton

March Baker’s Spotlight: Jana Patton

The Baker’s Spotlight is on Jana Patton RD, LD, CBE, a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) dietitian educator from Topeka, Kansas. Jana’s been baking since she was small, at home, in 4-H and now it’s a part of her work and personal health and wellness.    “I grew up learning to bake with my family and […]

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March Baker’s Calendar

March Baker’s Calendar

There’s so much to explore when it comes to baking in March. We’ve got Bake and Take Month, National Grain Sampling Day, and St Patrick’s day… just to name a few! download the March Baker’s Calendar

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March is Bake and Take Month!

March is Bake and Take Month!

A freshly-baked treat and a heartfelt note bring much-needed cheer to our friends, families and neighbors. Whether delivered safely in-person or through a ding-dong dash, Kansas Wheat encourages all to use Bake and Take Month as an opportunity to reconnect with our communities through this 50-year-old tradition this March. “Bake and Take Month started as […]

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Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

The brownies are made with whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour. Whole wheat flour performs almost exactly like all purpose flour, but it has more fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is a great option if you want to easily incorporate some whole grains into your baking because it can be substituted for all purpose […]

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HBA Baker Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis

HBA Baker Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis

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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The Family Dinner Project's deck of food and activities

The Family Dinner Project’s deck of food and activities

When you’ve been spending a lot of time at home, this is just the boost we all need. 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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November Baker's Spotlight!

November Baker’s Spotlight!

November’s Baker Spotlight is on a great baker and teacher, Lisa Pluff.  Lisa teaches baking science and Family & Consumer Sciences at Manhattan High School, Manhattan, KS.  Lisa is a graduate of the Kansas State Bakery Science bachelors degree program. Check it out!  Instead of working in a bakery, Lisa opted to earn a masters […]

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Baking Goes Better with True Cake and Pastry Fillings

Baking Goes Better with True Cake and Pastry Fillings

In a pinch we’ve all filled cookies, pastries or cakes with a jam, and watched it boil out, soak in or run.  With guest and gift baking on the line in the next months, you can insure positive results. Cake and pastry fillings are thicker formulations and will bake more consistently. Unlike jams and jellies, […]

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