Hints & Happenings

  • NFOB announces Special Awards and Honorable Mention Winners

    April 8, 2019

    Flour. Yeast. Water. These are the basic ingredients in a bread recipe. So how can you make something so timeless and universal unique? The National Festival of Breads (NFOB) is a biennial contest...

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  • NFOB 2019 Announces Finalists

    March 15, 2019

    A panel of judges has selected the recipes that will be represented in the sixth National Festival of Breads, sponsored by Red Star Yeast®, King Arthur Flour® and Kansas Wheat. The baking competition...

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  • Tips from the Test Kitchen

    January 9, 2019

    The following are a few tips from the Test Kitchen, where our baking experts will be reviewing and testing the entries.  Before submitting your recipes, check to make sure you have included:

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  • Deadline extended to January 22

    December 18, 2018

    We've extended the deadline for the National Festival of Breads baking contest to January 22, 2019.   We know this time of year can be busy. We want you to have a stress-free holiday and plenty...

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  • Search underway for America's top bread bakers

    October 1, 2018

    Competition seeks the best yeast bread recipes from home bakers and food bloggers  Entries for the 2019 National Festival of Breads™, sponsored by Red Star® Yeast, King Arthur® Flour and the Kansas...

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  • Request a Kansas Wheat 2018 Recipe Book

    September 17, 2018

    The Kansas Wheat 2018 Recipe Book, featuring Bread Sculptures for All Seasons, is available at no cost. 

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  • Kansas Sunflower Bread

    Bread Shapes for All Seasons

    September 12, 2018

    For those who are handy in the kitchen and have a creative streak, Bread Sculptures are perfect for you. Look beyond the loaf and shape bread in new and innovative ways! Whether you create cute-as-a...

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  • America's Best Bread Recipes

    January 16, 2018

    It's chilly outside and the best, and most delicious, way to heat up your home is some fresh, homemade bread. Lucky for you, we've got the best breads in America! The following recipes are literal...

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  • Maryland bread baker wins National Festival of Breads baking competition

    June 17, 2017

    Ronna Farley of Rockville, Maryland, is the grand prize winner in the 2017 National Festival of Breads baking competition, sponsored by King Arthur Flour, Red Star Yeast and the Kansas Wheat...

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  • 2017 Festival Schedule

    June 17, 2017

    Saturday, June 17, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn, 410 South 3rd Street, Manhattan, Kansas Blue Earth Plaza  

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