Baking at home is has deep roots in America. We had to bake for ourselves over history! In my 1906 Annie R. Gregory cookbook, she quotes Ruskin, exemplifying how we can grow to value “homemade” food traditions.
“To be a good cook means the economy of your great-grandmothers and the science of modern chemists. It means much tasting and no wasting. It means English thoroughness, French art and Arabian hospitality. It means, in fine, that you are to see that every one has something nice to eat.”
Step one: Choose to begin or continue to make baking a family tradition.
- Looking back, cinnamon rolls are huge in our family traditions.
Step two: See how kids of any age can help create baking traditions.
Want something simple?
Step three: See what’s the latest in retro-tradition? Bundt Cakes! Try the 2017 Recipe of the Year and host a coffee, tea time or potluck.
Speaking of cookbooks… Build more traditions AND support baking education with Baking with Friends and The Cultured Chef found at HomeBaking.org