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Bite-Sized Baking for Home, School and Artisan Bakers

Bite-Sized Baking for Home, School and Artisan Bakers

In our workshops, culinary educators and consumers tell me they’re time challenged. Plus, “our ingredient budgets are really tight- how do we bake for 25 students?”  I understand. I had 42-minute class periods to bake with junior high students and virtually no ingredient budget. Tough as it is to imagine, we may BENEFIT from this […]

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Fourth of July Recipes

Fourth of July Recipes

The Fourth of July is a favorite holiday here at the Home Baking Association because it offers so many delicious and fun baking opportunities for families. And besides, who doesn’t love spending a long weekend together centered on food, fun, family and fireworks! For everything red, white and blue, check out our member recipes and […]

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July Baking Calendar

July Baking Calendar

Sharon Davis, a longtime family and consumer sciences educator with the Home Baking Association, creates these monthly calendars full of recipes, resources and activities perfectly suited for the season. The calendars are an educator’s dream and definitely worth a download. Check the July Baking Calendar out here!

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Baking Makes A Great Summer School

Baking Makes A Great Summer School

We called it “summer school,” in Iowa. It was that time when we boosted skills and content knowledge once the official classroom door closed and our teacher collapsed from exhaustion. Usually the focus was reading, math and science. Yes, I too needed help. Baking’s perfect to build actual interest in these topics, a major key […]

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Power Baking for Summer

Power Baking for Summer

What do camping, biking, hiking, kayaking, swimming all have to do with baking? Home baked is so good-to-go when you are! Check out what the fitness pros and dietitians recommend re: fuel for on-the-move men, women and kids. Videos Here Baking portable carbs is perfect for the action. Bagels, soft pretzels, biscotti, flat breads and […]

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How to Care for Your Glass Bakeware

How to Care for Your Glass Bakeware

We want to be sure to give you all of the information you need not only to get the most out of your favorite products but also to do it entirely safely while preserving the life and integrity of the material. That’s why we’ve outlined detailed instructions on care, use, and how to clean glass […]

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Educator Award Winners Announced!

Educator Award Winners Announced!

CONGRATULATIONS!2022 Home Baking Association Educator Awards First Place Selection: Carla SchaerFamily and Consumer Sciences EducatorSparland, Illinois Entry: Mozzarella Mash  Honorable Mention:  Youth Teaching to Bake and Donate Leo BarnesYouth Teaching YouthHanover, New Hampshire Entry:  Charity Bagels – Donation made Delicious! Thank you for submitting an entry for the 2022 Home Baking Association Educator Award Program.   All entrants will receive baking resources from […]

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May Baking Calendar

May Baking Calendar

Spring has sprung and baking opportunities abound as we present the May Baking Calendar, a resource full of recipes and baking anecdotes perfect for the season. Download the calendar here

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Birthdays Around the World Call for Cake

Birthdays Around the World Call for Cake

Meet HBA educator award winning teacher, Elizabeth Hagan, Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), Carroll, Iowa. Elizabeth has her high school students researching, baking and photographing a topic she loves—the culture and types of birthday cakes baked in other countries.  Elizabeth shares that she started baking as a child. “I loved sweets and baking gave me the opportunity to make what I loved. Early on I […]

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Flour Food Safety

Flour Food Safety

From our member, North American Millers Association From toddler to grandparent – baking is the perfect family activity. Just don’t forget to include food safety in your recipe! Flour is a raw ingredient made from wheat grown and harvested in nature, and as such, it is possible for wheat to be exposed to environmental sources […]

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