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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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 […]
What’s Your Signature Bread?
It’s hard to imagine how many home bakers Cindy Falk, Domestic Marketing and Kansas Wheat Commission Test Kitchen Director and Co-Director of the National Festival of Breads has inspired and helped. Cindy has been testing and baking great home baking recipes with Kansas wheat for decades. As co-director of the National Festival of Breads she’s […]
Inquiring Minds Want to Know…Can I Make Flour Safe to Eat in My Home Oven?
The HBA has explored and discussed this question with food scientists in milling, baking, food safety and university research for nearly two years because for several years the guidance on-line, on TV food shows and in cookbooks keeps on: If I heat flour in my oven or microwave, I then use it to make cookie […]
Baker’s Spotlight: Grandma Cooper’s Basic Pie Crust
It’s the perfect time to Spotlight home baker Gail Ellis, a Communications Specialist with the Oklahoma State University Extension. We met Gail this summer through her feature article Baking Surges with a Renewed Sense of Home, and the Oklahoma Wheat Commission and HBA workshops held virtually and in person. We learned Gail is a wannabe-pie-baker! […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
Baking 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 […]
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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