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Your Guide to Bake and Take Month 2019

Giving a home-baked gift is a great way to show someone you care! Every March is Bake and Take Month, a time to celebrate your everyday relationships with some delicious baked goods. Bake and Take was created in 1971 by … Continue reading

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Bake and Take Month

Sharon Davis of the Home Baking Association sat down with the folks at Kansas Farm Food Connection earlier this month for a discussion about Bake and Take Month. What’s better than baking something delicious? Sharing it with others! That’s what … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 27th is Whole Grain Sampling Day!

What if there were one day when, everywhere you went, there were opportunities to try delicious whole grain foods? You’d stop into the cafeteria at your workplace, and you’d be offered a taste of quinoa salad. Your teenager would duck … Continue reading

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Week 4: Baking for Others

If you can’t bake for someone during this last week of Bake for Family Fun Month, you can “make a plan.” Like Sofia, maybe it will include both baking to teach others WHILE you bake for others.Photo: Sophia by white … Continue reading

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Bake for Family Fun Month: Week 3

Baking History and Traditions Baking traditions might just start today- they don’t have to be generations old. After all, they have to start sometime, or they’d never make history! (Like the Chocolate Chip Cookie!) Before you read Sofia’s traditions, tweak … Continue reading

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How and Why One Busy California Family Got Started Baking

What’s better than seeing kids deeply engaged in learning skills that’ll enrich them for a lifetime? Baking is just such a skill. But with so many activity options in school and out, why bake? Sofia Votava, an Orange Co. Girl … Continue reading

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Baking is Mindful: De-stressing at Home in the Kitchen

Looking for ways to de-compress at home after what some say has been one of the most stressful years they can remember? Wishing your children could gain hands-on science and math that’s essential in life? Baking is just such a … Continue reading

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Pilgrim Bread

I’ll keep this short to allow you time to bake what is one of the tried-and-true breads of my life—Pilgrim Bread.  The original recipe—splattered and worn—is in my More-with-Less Cookbook by Doris Janzen Longacre. This bread is great baked in … Continue reading

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Sculpting Bread Dough for Seasonal Decor

With seasonal décor flooding the stores, do you ever imagine sculpting your own decorations from bread dough? For ideas on how to accomplish this, the 2018 Kansas Wheat Commission recipe book features over thirty bread sculptures. The Kansas Wheat staff … Continue reading

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What September Brings to the Table

September offers a bounty of great baking ideas and resources. Three of my favorites this fall include the Whole Grains Council’s Deal of the Day specials for Whole Grains Month. I may need to speak for myself, but I plan … Continue reading

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