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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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We've Got Flour and We Know How to Use It!

We’ve Got Flour and We Know How to Use It!

COVID has helped Americans build their sense of home and the skills that go with it, including baking.  Sheltering in place provided many folks the time to bake and reap the benefits that have proven to be appreciated and sustainable by many.  Fortunately we’ve also moved past the hoarding we first experienced!  B&G Foods, (brands […]

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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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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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April Baking Calendar

April Baking Calendar

Spring is a wonderful time to share the joy of baking with your family, friends and neighbors. Sharon Davis has compiled this excellent resource full of baking hacks, recipes and reminders for making the most of your kitchen during the spring months. Check out the calendar here!

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Baker's Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis - Lithuanian Bacon Buns

Baker’s Spotlight: Jenny Kalvaitis – Lithuanian Bacon Buns

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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Baker's Spotlight: Lisa Pluff - Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Browned Butter

Baker’s Spotlight: Lisa Pluff – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Browned Butter

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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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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