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Gardens and Baking Unite!

The soil is turned and warming up for planting. Those soft spring rains may bring tulips and daffodils, but it shouldn’t surprise you our thoughts turn to what we can BAKE with all that’s sprouting— both in the garden and … Continue reading

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How to Make All Natural Homemade Food Coloring

Now more than ever we want to know what goes into our food.  What better way to know than to make your food yourself. Food dye has gotten a bad rap, so if you don’t want to use it or want an … Continue reading

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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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Whole Grain Baking Tips

Bake with a well-tested (standardized) recipe. Most good recipes may be baked as a whole-grain product. Start with half whole grain. Identify the amount of enriched all-purpose or bread flour in the recipe. Divide the amount in half. Substitute a … 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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Sofia’s Favorite Baking for Your Valentine Recipe

Once Sofia’s family “got started baking,” they could not quit doing what is the favorite reason people bake: To bake something special with our own hands for someone we love. Sofia’s shares that her favorite recipe to make during the … 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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