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Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Join the Home Baking Association for a Baking Innovations ZOOM Forum Thursday March 10, 2022- 7:00 to 8:00 PM Eastern Time.  Baking Innovations:  Bake and Take 2022 Explore the rich history of Bake and Take Month  Bake the greats from 50 years of Bake and Take Take the latest in baking flavors and plant-based packaging  […]

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Educator Award Deadline is Near!

Educator Award Deadline is Near!

The deadline for the Educator Award contest is March 31st, 2022. Have you modified your baking lesson programs to accommodate distance learning? We’re particularly interested in what you have to say. But please be sure to look at the guidelines for submission, the subject matter and intended audience and even method of delivery are wide […]

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Pumpkin Bran Muffins

Pumpkin Bran Muffins

This recipe appeared in the 1991 Bake and Take with Wheat Foods brochure. The promotion was sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission and the Wheat Foods Council. Bake and Take Day has brought joy to thousands of individuals who have been the recipients of baked wheat foods.  INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups 100% bran cereal* ¾ […]

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Fudge Nut Bars

Fudge Nut Bars

Kansas Governor Carlin signs the Wheatheart’s Bake and Take Day Proclamation for the annual observance on March 22, 1980. A photo of the proclamation signing, and this recipe appeared in Wheat Gleanings, a bulletin from the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers for wheat farmers. INGREDIENTS  COOKIE DOUGH 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature […]

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Baking Traditions May Require Chocolate

Baking Traditions May Require Chocolate

Week Three of Bake for Family Fun Month Baking traditions in our lives last a lifetime. Whether for birthdays, weekly meals or special holidays baked goods speak volumes.  For our family, chocolate’s the ingredient tradition that makes any time together a celebration! Chocolate chips, cocoa, baking chocolate, chocolate frosting…all were a luxury in our home […]

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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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FCS Educator Day 2022

FCS Educator Day 2022

Get ready to celebrate FCS Educator Day 2022!  On February 16, FCS students, educators, and professionals across the country conduct a variety of events and carry out initiatives to celebrate and showcase the value and importance of family and consumer sciences education and its educators.  The countdown is on! As you prepare, use the images and […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Social Media Bakers

Baker’s Spotlight: Social Media Bakers

Teaching others to bake is a noble endeavor we place much importance on at the Home Baking Association. Baking education takes shape in Family and Consumer Science classrooms, Youtube tutorials, and our favorite cookbooks. However, the meteoric rise of foodies sharing their love of baking through social media sites like Instagram and TikTok is worth […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Baking for Others

Baker’s Spotlight: Baking for Others

Alabama baker Debra J. Mosely has developed a reputation for offering scrumptious “thank you” gifts to her friends and community for over 30 years. Baking is her passion, and it makes sense she’d show her appreciation in the form of cakes, cookies and other baked goods. As quoted in the Selma Sun newspaper, Debra says, […]

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Starting to Bake is all about Mis en Place!

Starting to Bake is all about Mis en Place!

Whether its your first time baking or your thousandth, you never lose when you mis en place (meez-on-plahss). Are you thinking “putting everything in place” will take too much time? Do you have young bakers almost levitating to get started? Having them help “get everything in its place” is part of them helping. Its fundamental […]

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