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April Baking Calendar

April Baking Calendar

There is so much happening in April 2020 in the world of baking! Use this handy calendar to keep up to date with all that is going on. National Soft Pretzel Month, celebrated in April, gives soft pretzels the celebration they deserve. For convenience stores, April is the perfect time to explore the endless options and versatility […]

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Whole Grain Sampling Day

Whole Grain Sampling Day

The Home Baking Association loves to award bakers who share what they know with someone else!  Why not make make Whole Grain Sampling Day a part of your creative plans to teach OR share with a group of your favorite baked whole grain product and how you prepared it.  Whole grain (WG) flours or meal […]

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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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Baking: Farm to Table

Baking: Farm to Table

It’s March at last!  Wild or mild, the weather has us preparing to plant gardens and farms and puts a spotlight on nutrition.  Flour’s often an unsung nutrition hero.    World-wide, we don’t live well without flour.  As Americans focus more on plant-based proteins, wheat flour is a “heavy-lifter” in baked goods. It’s essential gluten […]

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Bake for Those We Love

Bake for Those We Love

Part of baking’s love connection is the real, not virtual, delivery.  Hand made vs. hand texted for example.  It’s about heart felt, and in the case of baking, there are double benefits:  baking is a stress-reducer that can benefit our heart health! A couple specialties to share include: Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Sugar Cookies Check out […]

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February Baking Calendar

February Baking Calendar

There’s so much going on in February with Bake for Family Fun Month, and preparations underway for Bake and Take Month next month. And don’t forget, we’re also nearing the deadline for the Educator Award Contest! Check out our February Baking Calendar here!

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Let's Get Started "Adulting" ... before our kids are adults!

Let’s Get Started “Adulting” … before our kids are adults!

Bake for Family Fun month is a fabulous time to launch life skills essential to helping children, ‘tweens and young adults be less food insecure for life!  When you’re not sure if it’s worth the time sharing the kitchen, just think how disadvantaged for life you are when you don’t know how to read and […]

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"Adulting" Mentors Launch Food Skills

“Adulting” Mentors Launch Food Skills

January can be a month to launch some new grooves. It’s Mentoring Month as well as Hobby Month, so why not put the two together in the kitchen helping at least one person gain some “adulting” skills— all masked as a new hobby!? A great place to start might be the second week of January—aka […]

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Welcome 2020 with Mug Meals

Welcome 2020 with Mug Meals

What a great way to start out the new year!  Enjoy nutritious, right-sized portions with MUG MEALS! As you bring in the new year or host a few bowl game friends, you will love having breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and dessert Mug Meals from Bigger Bolder Baking. My first will be: Chorizo & Spinach Frittata! […]

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Holiday Baking Hacks

Holiday Baking Hacks

So it’s pretty crazy close to THE events of this season. You’re baking special gifts or hosting a get together. Your recipe calls for a chocolate you don’t have (or maybe didn’t know existed)…Or, you’re out of butter…Or, a loved one has declared vegan status…Or you don’t have the right baking pan. Here are more […]

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