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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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Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

Whole Wheat Sugar Cookies

This whole wheat cookie recipe appeared in an early Kansas Wheathearts Bake and Take Day  brochure and has been a long-time favorite cookie. It is an easy recipe to make and deliver to an elderly person or special friends.  INGREDIENTS 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon […]

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Honey Wheat Bread

Honey Wheat Bread

In 1973 the Kansas Wheathearts initiated a National Bake and Take Day promotion. In the same year, they published this hearty and delicious bread recipe. The original instructions were to mix ingredients in a bowl with a wooden spoon and knead the dough by hand. Feel free to update the recipe by using your timesaving […]

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Baking for Others: Bake and Take

Baking for Others: Bake and Take

It’s always a good time to bake for others. Make your Bake and Take action plan for March knowing it’s never been needed more! Let’s aim for 50 MORE years.  THREE Bake and Take TIPS from HBA:  #3:  Bake, freeze, deliver so your customer can enjoynow, or later!  Kristin Hoffman, Baker Bettie: “I love taking bierocksto friends who have had a baby or who are dealing […]

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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: 17th Century Chicken and Cherries

Baker’s Spotlight: 17th Century Chicken and Cherries

From bread and pie to casseroles and other savory dishes, baking has a long history of nourishing millions of people from all cultures, worldwide, for thousands of years. The history of baking continues to reveal itself to us as time marches on, in fact, the world’s oldest known ovens were unearthed in Croatia in 2014. […]

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