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"Adulting" Mentors Launch Food Skills

“Adulting” Mentors Launch Food Skills

January can be a month to launch some new grooves. It’s Mentoring Month as well as Hobby Month, so why not put the two together in the kitchen helping at least one person gain some “adulting” skills— all masked as a new hobby!? A great place to start might be the second week of January—aka […]

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Welcome 2020 with Mug Meals

Welcome 2020 with Mug Meals

What a great way to start out the new year!  Enjoy nutritious, right-sized portions with MUG MEALS! As you bring in the new year or host a few bowl game friends, you will love having breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert Mug Meals from Bigger Bolder Baking. My first will be: Chorizo & Spinach Frittata! […]

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Holiday Baking Hacks

Holiday Baking Hacks

So it’s pretty crazy close to THE events of this season. You’re baking special gifts or hosting a get together. Your recipe calls for a chocolate you don’t have (or maybe didn’t know existed)…Or, you’re out of butter…Or, a loved one has declared vegan status…Or you don’t have the right baking pan. Here are more […]

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Baked Gifts Unique to You

Baked Gifts Unique to You

When you’re a foodie you love sharing something unique.  Here are a couple to surprise and delight! View how to make Gingerbread Cookie Butter and launch a new trend in spreads! Bread shaping beats ice sculpting by a thousand!  Smiling Santa Claus is just one edible holiday centerpiece option.  Shape tiny Winter Mittens for your […]

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1-2-3 Bake-to-Ship Gifts

1-2-3 Bake-to-Ship Gifts

When the lucky recipient of your baking means you’ll be SHIPPING, some baked goods are just MADE for this. Others, not so much. Not so great…buttery-rich shortbreads, cookies or crackers; cakes and Artisan lean (no fat, no sugar) breads.  These are likely to crumble, crush, stale or mold respectively. Ship-shape arrivals are more likely with […]

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Dine-In with Neighbors as Family!

Dine-In with Neighbors as Family!

Keeping in mind the holidays can be lonely for people who may be right next door—at home, work or in the communities where we live.  Make it light-hearted and join Dining In for Healthy Families Campaign, December 3, 2019. The event host is HBA partner American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) and it’s December […]

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Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Baking food safely for those who love to gift or host doesn’t have to be tough.  In fact, you can let Mary Poppins’ rule “a spoon full of sugar helps” to get those baking food safety steps down!  To start, view the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) Story of Your Dinner webinar taught by […]

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If You Like Pumpkin Spice... You Might Like Gingerbread

If You Like Pumpkin Spice… You Might Like Gingerbread

While you’re prepping for the holidays, you may be wondering what can possibly follow October’s pumpkin spice frenzy and its culinary appeal?  I’d give Gingerbread, with its varying amounts of molasses, sugar options, and fresh or dry spice ginger a try.  Here’s some our members and staff serve morning, noon and night. I love this […]

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Let the Test Kitchen Science Begin!

Let the Test Kitchen Science Begin!

Test out some egg substitution options provided by our new member, Chef Gemma Stafford, of Bigger Bolder Baking. State the PROBLEM: Your test kitchen is baking a cake for a friend’s event. Your friend is either allergic to eggs OR is serving a vegan and requires an egg-free cake. Plan the test kitchen control and variables. […]

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How to Make All Natural Homemade Food Coloring

How to Make All Natural Homemade Food Coloring

Now more than ever we want to know what goes into our food.  What better way to know than to make your food yourself. Food dye has gotten a bad rap, so if you don’t want to use it or want an all natural solution then this is for you. Fruits, vegetables and spices have a strong pigment […]

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