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September Is Whole Grains Month

September Is Whole Grains Month

Every September, we celebrate the goodness of whole grains! The annual Whole Grains Month campaign brings whole grain recipes, health information, cooking tips, and much more to people around the world. Whole Grains Month is a great time for everyone to get on the whole grains bandwagon. Eating better is not an all-or-nothing choice. Every little improvement you make […]

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Linda Beech's Tips for Fair Baking Competition Success

Linda Beech’s Tips for Fair Baking Competition Success

by Sharon Davis, Home Baking Association Like Aunt Bea and her pies, many bakers love a good competition to win the purple ribbon or  “first-of-class” status at their county or state fair.  You can’t beat the advice of a veteran fair baking judge!  Linda Beech, county extension family & consumer sciences, 4-H and youth baking […]

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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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What’s Abby Baking for Whole Day for Whole Grain?

What’s Abby Baking for Whole Day for Whole Grain?

With so many great whole grains, it’s hard to decide, but Abby Clement, The Whole Grains Council’s Stamp Program Manager settled on spotlighting her mom’s Apple Crisp.  This is, of course PERFECT when you’re coming into spring with a refrigerator fruit drawer with a variety of no-crunch-left apples.  These long-timer apples have the most flavor […]

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Baker Bettie Bakes Up Sticky Buns

Baker Bettie Bakes Up Sticky Buns

The Home Baking Association welcomes it’s newest member, “Baker Bettie”  aka Kristin Hoffman.  “Baker Bettie” has been a life saver to so many of HBA’s baking educators with her virtual baking content during the pandemic,” shares Sharon Davis, FCS teacher and HBA Program Director.  “Her Learning Tracks and Workshops at www.BakerBettie.com are great for students […]

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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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Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Baking Innovations Zoom Forum

Join the Home Baking Association for a Baking Innovations ZOOM Forum Thursday March 10, 2022- 7:00 to 8:00 PM Eastern Time.  Baking Innovations:  Bake and Take 2022 Explore the rich history of Bake and Take Month  Bake the greats from 50 years of Bake and Take Take the latest in baking flavors and plant-based packaging  […]

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Educator Award Deadline is Near!

Educator Award Deadline is Near!

The deadline for the Educator Award contest is March 31st, 2022. Have you modified your baking lesson programs to accommodate distance learning? We’re particularly interested in what you have to say. But please be sure to look at the guidelines for submission, the subject matter and intended audience and even method of delivery are wide […]

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Pumpkin Bran Muffins

Pumpkin Bran Muffins

This recipe appeared in the 1991 Bake and Take with Wheat Foods brochure. The promotion was sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Commission and the Wheat Foods Council. Bake and Take Day has brought joy to thousands of individuals who have been the recipients of baked wheat foods.  INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups 100% bran cereal* ¾ […]

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Fudge Nut Bars

Fudge Nut Bars

Kansas Governor Carlin signs the Wheatheart’s Bake and Take Day Proclamation for the annual observance on March 22, 1980. A photo of the proclamation signing, and this recipe appeared in Wheat Gleanings, a bulletin from the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers for wheat farmers. INGREDIENTS  COOKIE DOUGH 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature […]

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