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How to Bake A Loaf of Bread

How to Bake A Loaf of Bread

Bread has been a staple food in our Western diets for many thousands of years. The baked dish is formed by combining water, flour, yeast, and salt… it sounds simple for sure, but you’d be surprised how few adults can claim to have baked bread themselves. That is until now. Google trends during the 2020 […]

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You've Got Flour!

You’ve Got Flour!

Press Release:For Immediate ReleaseMarch 20, 2020Contact: Sharon Davis, Family & Consumer Sciences EducationHomeBaking.org, hbadavis@gmail.com Download PDF of this release You’re home. You’ve got a kitchen. You’ve got flour! Homebound might not be all bad.  There are dozens of essentials you can bake. The Home Baking Association can help get that flour from the  bowl to […]

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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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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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Boost Your Baking History and Traditions

Boost Your Baking History and Traditions

Building a family baking history and traditions may be starting with you. OR, if you’re lucky it may go “way back” to a cherished biscuit, dumpling or sourdough recipe or a daily corn or fry bread.  You’ll find such great traditions baked with Oklahoma Wheat bakers. Another way to build on your history and traditions […]

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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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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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Baked Gifts Unique to You

Baked Gifts Unique to You

When you’re a foodie you love sharing something unique.  Here are a couple to surprise and delight! View how to make Gingerbread Cookie Butter and launch a new trend in spreads! Bread shaping beats ice sculpting by a thousand!  Smiling Santa Claus is just one edible holiday centerpiece option.  Shape tiny Winter Mittens for your […]

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