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You've Got Flour!

You’ve Got Flour!

Contact: Sharon Davis, Family & Consumer Sciences EducationHomeBaking.org, hbadavis@gmail.comDownload PDF of this release You’re home. You’ve got a kitchen. You’ve got flour! Homebound might not be all bad.  There are dozens of essentials you can bake. The Home Baking Association can help get that flour from the  bowl to the oven and on your table. […]

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Whole Grain Sampling Day

Whole Grain Sampling Day

The Home Baking Association loves to award bakers who share what they know with someone else!  Why not make make Whole Grain Sampling Day a part of your creative plans to teach OR share with a group of your favorite baked whole grain product and how you prepared it.  Whole grain (WG) flours or meal […]

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Living Well

Living Well

Our heads are spinning with virus news and cancellations.  No matter what, no one can afford to be sick.  There are some great resources to be accessed for Living Well Month with the national Family & Consumer Sciences professionals at www.NEAFCS.org Your  #1 Tip: Wash your hands.  1. Wash after you’re out and about.  2. Wash counters, […]

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All Bakers Thank the Irish

All Bakers Thank the Irish

The Irish, well-known for their hospitality, can help us get out the door to Bake and Take to a neighbor this month. Home Baking member and Irish Baker and Chef Gemma Stafford shares her Best Ever Irish Scones with video step-by-step guide.  On St. Pat’s Day itself surely you’ll be baking the daily favorite Irish Soda Bread, you will! It’s perfect to bake and take to work or […]

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Celebrate National Flour Month

Celebrate National Flour Month

Flour is such a staple ingredient in our daily diet, it could almost be its own food group. With flour serving as the framework for any type of baking and so many different types of flours available, it seems only fitting this go-to ingredient should be honored with its own special month.  Be sure to […]

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Bake and Take!

Bake and Take!

The simplest baked item made and delivered by you is therapy for all these days.  In Kansas this practice became “Bake and Take Day” more than 40 years ago, launched as an opportunity to celebrate relationships with friends and family. Now a national promotion and celebrated throughout March, the Kansas Wheat Commission is teaming up with […]

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Baking: Farm to Table

Baking: Farm to Table

It’s March at last!  Wild or mild, the weather has us preparing to plant gardens and farms and puts a spotlight on nutrition.  Flour’s often an unsung nutrition hero.    World-wide, we don’t live well without flour.  As Americans focus more on plant-based proteins, wheat flour is a “heavy-lifter” in baked goods. It’s essential gluten […]

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March Baking Calendar

March Baking Calendar

Spring is just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean there’s no time for baking! Spring is a great time to explore healthy recipes, nutritional breakfasts, and anything else that fuels your gardening and spring cleaning exploits!

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Boost Your Baking History and Traditions

Boost Your Baking History and Traditions

Building a family baking history and traditions may be starting with you. OR, if you’re lucky it may go “way back” to a cherished biscuit, dumpling or sourdough recipe or a daily corn or fry bread.  You’ll find such great traditions baked with Oklahoma Wheat bakers. Another way to build on your history and traditions […]

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Bake for Those We Love

Bake for Those We Love

Part of baking’s love connection is the real, not virtual, delivery.  Hand made vs. hand texted for example.  It’s about heart felt, and in the case of baking, there are double benefits:  baking is a stress-reducer that can benefit our heart health! A couple specialties to share include: Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Sugar Cookies Check out […]

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