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June Baker’s Calendar

June Baker’s Calendar

It’s June and we are swinging into full gear for peak gardening season. June is National Fruits and Vegetables month and we’ve got you covered with our June Baker’s Calendar. Check out all of the helpful tips and recipes featured this month! Download the calendar here!

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Welcome New HBA Members

Welcome New HBA Members

We are pleased to welcome new Home Baking Association members Anchor Hocking and Northern Crops Institute, two organizations we know will add great depth and value to our existing outreach within the educational community. If you’d like more information about either of these companies, please check out their corporate profile in our Members section of […]

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Sugar Resources

Sugar Resources

Learn everything there is to know about the history, production and culinary aspects of sugar. The following materials were produced by Family and Consumer Science educators and Home Baking Association members, offering educational resources for every student age group. Sugar Detectives Lesson Plan Sugar Detectives Recipe: Yeast Bread Types of Sugar: Samples and Descriptions Early […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Connie Nieman - Flat Bread

Baker’s Spotlight: Connie Nieman – Flat Bread

It’s spring and that means baking for graduations, post-Covid family gatherings, and for those food heroes…farmers doing the FIELD WORK all across the U.S. Let’s spotlight a great baker who knows how to serve a beautiful catered meal OR a hand held field meal, Connie Nieman Retired FCS Culinary and Baking Instructor from Chillicothe, MO. […]

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April Baking Calendar

April Baking Calendar

Spring is a wonderful time to share the joy of baking with your family, friends and neighbors. Sharon Davis has compiled this excellent resource full of baking hacks, recipes and reminders for making the most of your kitchen during the spring months. Check out the calendar here!

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Baker's Spotlight: Charlene Patton - Apricot Raisin Hot Cross Buns

Baker’s Spotlight: Charlene Patton – Apricot Raisin Hot Cross Buns

When you choose to bake a “shared” recipe, it’s great to know it came from Charlene Patton!   Charlene is the Executive Director of the Home Baking Association and Consumer Media Consultant for the Kansas Soybean Commission.  Add her expertise as a baking book author, recipe development and demonstrator, a degree in Family & Consumer Sciences […]

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Baker's Spotlight: Roberta Duyff - Carrot Hazelnut Quick Bread

Baker’s Spotlight: Roberta Duyff – Carrot Hazelnut Quick Bread

Food educators across the U.S. will recognize Roberta Duyff, MS, RDN, FAND, FADA, St. Louis, MO, as author of essential texts Food Nutrition and Wellness  and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food & Nutrition Guide.  But beyond text book writing, you may not know, Roberta’s Czech family heritage has made her born to […]

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March Baker’s Calendar

March Baker’s Calendar

There’s so much to explore when it comes to baking in March. We’ve got Bake and Take Month, National Grain Sampling Day, and St Patrick’s day… just to name a few! download the March Baker’s Calendar

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March is Bake and Take Month!

March is Bake and Take Month!

A freshly-baked treat and a heartfelt note bring much-needed cheer to our friends, families and neighbors. Whether delivered safely in-person or through a ding-dong dash, Kansas Wheat encourages all to use Bake and Take Month as an opportunity to reconnect with our communities through this 50-year-old tradition this March. “Bake and Take Month started as […]

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Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

Baking for Others: Whole Wheat Butterscotch Brownies

The brownies are made with whole wheat flour instead of all purpose flour. Whole wheat flour performs almost exactly like all purpose flour, but it has more fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is a great option if you want to easily incorporate some whole grains into your baking because it can be substituted for all purpose […]

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