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Lecture series resumes in Valley City

The series is presented by the Barnes County Historical Society.

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The Barnes County Historical Society of Valley City's Lecture Series Season 21 will resume on Jan. 20.
Seth Cox, Dakota Specialty Milling, will present “Baking 101: Baking Science for the Home Baker,” at 7 p.m. at the Barnes County Historical Society, 315 Central Ave. N, Valley City.
"Baking 101: Baking Science for the Home Baker" will cover the history of wheat (and other grains), milling, and baking including the evolution of all of these. Attendees will learn about the function of ingredients and the why behind the processing of ingredients and baking. Basic formulation and how to balance the ingredients and baking will be discussed. Baking with whole grains and nutritional concerns associated with baked goods will be discussed. There will be time for questions and answers during the presentation and afterward.
Cox has spent 40 years in milling and baking science with a focus on the science and the development of new products. Currently, he is working in Fargo as director of research for Dakota Specialty Milling that provides the world with milled grain products and baking blends from wheat bran to Fonio. He jas worked as a director of quality assurance and research starting in 1982 beginning with baking mixes from biscuits to quick breads to low carb hot pockets. Most recently, Cox worked as a baking science instructor for the American Institute of Baking.
The public is invited to the free presentation. Due to COVID, appropriate masks are requested to be worn at this time.
All lectures are at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum and are held in conjunction with Valley City State University.
For more information, contact Wes Anderson at 701-845-0966.

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