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Bake Together this Valentine’s Day

Bake Together this Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love than by indulging in a delightful activity that not only warms the heart but also fills the home with the irresistible aroma of sweet treats? Baking together with your loved ones is not just a delicious endeavor; it comes with a [...]
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Happy New Year from the Home Baking Association

Happy New Year from the Home Baking Association

As we joyfully step into the dawn of a new year, the Home Baking Association extends heartfelt wishes for a year filled with warmth, joy, and the sweet aroma of success. As we embark on our 101st year, we reflect on the wonderful journey that brought us here and eagerly anticipate the delightful moments that […]

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The Traditional German Christmas Cookie: Lebkuchen

The Traditional German Christmas Cookie: Lebkuchen

Lebkuchen, a delectable German gingerbread, has a rich history steeped in tradition, dating back centuries. Originating in the medieval monasteries of Franconia, these spiced treats have evolved over time, becoming an integral part of German holiday festivities. The dessert’s roots can be traced to the 13th century when spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg were […]

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Cookie-Worthy Gift-Wrapping Ideas

Cookie-Worthy Gift-Wrapping Ideas

The most memorable gifts tend to be the ones lovingly made with our own two hands. Scratch-made cookies are the perfect gift–not only are they delicious but they show the people you love just how much you care. Thoughtful gifts deserve equally thoughtful packaging. Placing your cookies in the perfect vessel will make loved ones’ […]

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How to Make Homemade Food Coloring

How to Make Homemade Food Coloring

During the holidays, creating homemade food coloring adds a personal touch to baked goods and infuses kitchens with the comforting scents of the season.  Now more than ever folks want to know what goes into their food, so opting for an all natural solution might be the best option. From festive reds and greens to […]

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Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Tom Turkey Thanksgiving Centerpiece

The perfect centerpiece to your Thanksgiving table, the Tom Turkey can be propped up on a picture holder and surrounded with fall fabric, leaves, wheat stalks, pumpkins and flowers. Everyone will love this festive addition to the holiday table. Thanks to National Festival of Breads for sharing this recipe with us! Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups […]

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Honoring Veteran Bakers this Veteran’s Day

Honoring Veteran Bakers this Veteran’s Day

Have you heard of the Dog Tag Fellowship Program in Washington DC? On the surface it’s a bakery and coffee shop offering a beautiful space for locals to meet, and delicious treats to share. But there is more than meets the eye as this business is changing lives for Veterans and their families. The first […]

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November is National Bread Month

November is National Bread Month

November is a great time for pumpkin spice and everything nice, but it’s also the perfect time to celebrate National Bread Month. The wheat that U.S. farmers grow is exceptionally adept at creating tasty, homemade bread, so be sure to celebrate this homegrown holiday. One bushel of wheat can produce 90 loaves of whole wheat […]

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Celebrate National Real Sugar Day

Celebrate National Real Sugar Day

On October 14, celebrate the gold standard of sweetness – real sugar! The real sugar we stock in our pantry and use in many of our favorite recipes is grown by sugar beet and sugar cane farmers across the United States. National Real Sugar Day is a day to celebrate the people who harvest sugar crops, learn […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Fall is here, and what better way to celebrate the season than by baking some mouthwatering pumpkin chocolate chip cookies with your students? These cookies are the epitome of fall comfort food, blending the warm spices of pumpkin pie with the rich sweetness of chocolate chips. A perfect blend of flavors for the season! Take […]

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