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Living Well

Living Well

Our heads are spinning with virus news and cancellations.  No matter what, no one can afford to be sick.  There are some great resources to be accessed for Living Well Month with the national Family & Consumer Sciences professionals at www.NEAFCS.org Your  #1 Tip: Wash your hands.  1. Wash after you’re out and about.  2. Wash counters, […]

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All Bakers Thank the Irish

All Bakers Thank the Irish

The Irish, well-known for their hospitality, can help us get out the door to Bake and Take to a neighbor this month. Home Baking member and Irish Baker and Chef Gemma Stafford shares her Best Ever Irish Scones with video step-by-step guide.  On St. Pat’s Day itself surely you’ll be baking the daily favorite Irish Soda Bread, you will! It’s perfect to bake and take to work or […]

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Celebrate National Flour Month

Celebrate National Flour Month

Flour is such a staple ingredient in our daily diet, it could almost be its own food group. With flour serving as the framework for any type of baking and so many different types of flours available, it seems only fitting this go-to ingredient should be honored with its own special month.  Be sure to […]

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Bake and Take!

Bake and Take!

The simplest baked item made and delivered by you is therapy for all these days.  In Kansas this practice became “Bake and Take Day” more than 40 years ago, launched as an opportunity to celebrate relationships with friends and family. Now a national promotion and celebrated throughout March, the Kansas Wheat Commission is teaming up with […]

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March Baking Calendar

March Baking Calendar

Spring is just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean there’s no time for baking! Spring is a great time to explore healthy recipes, nutritional breakfasts, and anything else that fuels your gardening and spring cleaning exploits!

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Dine-In with Neighbors as Family!

Dine-In with Neighbors as Family!

Keeping in mind the holidays can be lonely for people who may be right next door—at home, work or in the communities where we live.  Make it light-hearted and join Dining In for Healthy Families Campaign, December 3, 2019. The event host is HBA partner American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) and it’s December […]

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Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Holiday Baking Food Safety Sylin’ with Hot Chocolate Cookies

Baking food safely for those who love to gift or host doesn’t have to be tough.  In fact, you can let Mary Poppins’ rule “a spoon full of sugar helps” to get those baking food safety steps down!  To start, view the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) Story of Your Dinner webinar taught by […]

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If You Like Pumpkin Spice... You Might Like Gingerbread

If You Like Pumpkin Spice… You Might Like Gingerbread

While you’re prepping for the holidays, you may be wondering what can possibly follow October’s pumpkin spice frenzy and its culinary appeal?  I’d give Gingerbread, with its varying amounts of molasses, sugar options, and fresh or dry spice ginger a try.  Here’s some our members and staff serve morning, noon and night. I love this […]

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