Best Valentine's Day Treats

Best Easy Valentine’s Day Treats! Want to make a splash at your kids’ Valentine’s Day party? Or are you wanting to make Valentine’s Day special for your significant other? We’ve scoured the internet to find the best easy Valentine’s Day treats (whether you’ve been planning for weeks OR you’re on…

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spaghetti with red sauce on fork

Spaghetti Facts There’s one dish that unites us all… From young children obsessed with chicken tendies to hardcore foodies to broke college students to animated street dogs and everyone in between… Spaghetti! It’s National Spaghetti Day on January 4th, so let’s dig into this delightful dish with…

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IMAGE: Gene Editing in Wheat CRISPR-CAS9.

Being around for 10,000 years might mean a few changes in appearance. Modern wheat looks a little different than early, heritage wheat varieties. After all that time, phenotypes (or how a plant looks) are not the only changes. There also came changes in the genetic makeup of wheat. Modern wheat…

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Why can seeds be brightly colored. Seed treatments can be an important part of establishing a healthy plant!

When Googling “wheat seed,” the images that pop up are ones that fit what is usually in people’s minds. You’ll find piles of little light brown to auburn red seeds being held in cupped hands or next to a fully mature head of wheat. Type in “treated wheat seed,” and…

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Photo: Variety of pasta shapes and types.

October may mean different things to different people – football, fall leaves and pumpkins, but October also means “It’s Pasta Time!” National Pasta Month is celebrated each October. North Dakota remains the largest producer of durum in the country, accounting for about 60 percent of annual production. This year, producers…

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Flour sacks and pretty clothes. The viral photo that started it all.

You might have seen a viral image with a man sitting smiling with a heap of beautifully printed flour sacks claiming that the sacks were used to create clothing for kiddos in times of need and wondered if it was true… The simple answer is yes! Flour sack clothing was…

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Easter Menu Ideas

Bunnies and baskets and peeps… Oh my! Easter is right around the corner! Whether it’s your first turn hosting Easter, or you’re a seasoned pro, you might be looking for some new dinnertime traditions. We’ve got easy-Easter menu ideas from all of your favorite bloggers to help this be a…

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Wheat beer in front of wheat and wood background

Picture this… It is bright beautiful spring day and you are at a baseball game. Nothing is better than the nice amber, bubbly and, most importantly, cold beverage we all know. Beer is much more than just a drink, but is a major part of the human race’s history. Water,…

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Photo: Whole wheat kernels.

A wheat berry is a whole wheat kernel, composed of the bran, germ, and endosperm. The outer layer of the wheat berry is called the bran, which contains fiber, B vitamins and other minerals. The germ is the plant’s embryo. The endosperm is the germ’s source of nutrition and contains…

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White vs. Whole Wheat Flour

This post originally appeared on BakerBettie.com. It has been republished here with permission. Baking Fundamentals Lesson #7: All About the Function of Flour in Baking Join the Baking Fundamentals Class: Sign up for this free course and get all of the lessons sent to your inbox. THE…

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