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Savor May’s Sweet Moments: May Baking Calendar

Savor May’s Sweet Moments: May Baking Calendar

As May blossoms into full swing, it brings with it an abundance of opportunities to indulge in the joy of baking. The Home Baking Association warmly welcomes you to embrace the culinary delights of the month our May Baking Calendar, a delightful guide to all things sweet and savory. Let’s take a sneak peek at […]

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April is National Soft Pretzel Month

April is National Soft Pretzel Month

That’s right, it’s National Soft Pretzel Month – a time to twist, dip, and savor these doughy delights like never before. These delicious snacks are incredibly versatile, and therefore have enjoyed a rich history of captivating taste buds for centuries. Originating in Europe during the Middle Ages, pretzels were initially associated with religious symbolism, with […]

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Once Pecan A Time… it’s Pecan Day!

Once Pecan A Time… it’s Pecan Day!

There’s one particularly delicious day to mark your calendars this April: National Pecan Day on April 14th! This  celebration honors the nut that has captured the hearts and taste buds of people around the world. Native to North America, pecans have been enjoyed by indigenous peoples for thousands of years. Early European settlers embraced this […]

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Celebrate Kids and Pets Day – Bake Some Treats!

Celebrate Kids and Pets Day – Bake Some Treats!

National Kids and Pets Day is celebrated on April 26th every year in the United States. The day recognizes the special bond between kids and their pets and encourages parents to involve their children in the care and welfare of their furry companions. The event also highlights the importance of proper pet care and responsible […]

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Spring Baking Provides a Wealth of Educational Opportunities

Spring Baking Provides a Wealth of Educational Opportunities

Spring is a magical season with gardens bursting forth in vibrant colors and fresh flavors. What better way to celebrate this bountiful time of the year than through spring baking? Not only does it provide an opportunity to indulge in delightful treats, but it can also become a valuable teaching tool for children to learn […]

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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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