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The Baker and the Chef

Cindy & Greg's home cooking

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Cindy’s Sweets

Almond Butter

Creamy almond butter is easy to make if you have a food processor -- and all you need is almonds and salt. Add to smoothies, top your toast or celery or a banana, or even eat it by the spoon like my friend Neil admits to doing.

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Lemon Bars

Lemon bars with the base made right in the pan -- easy enough for kids to make. Good year round -- pool side with tall glass of ice water or with a hot cup of tea in the winter.

Warm Rocky Road Cookies (Oatmeal Chocolate Chip)

These warm oatmeal-chocolate-chip cookies are pretty irresistible. Keep the dough on hand and you have warm cookies ready in minutes

Warm Chocolate Cake

This recipe for warm (as in runny) chocolate cake comes from Jean Georges Vongerichen -- of the famed¬† Jean-Georges¬†¬†restaurant in NYC. While I've never eaten there, rumor has it that my kids have ordered the cake from there. Its a... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Mousse

A rich and airy chocolate mousse that is easy to make, and great for a dessert you can make a day ahead of time. Make sure to chill for a couple hours before serving.

Banana Bread

Moist and rich in flavor, this banana bread is great on its own, with a little butter on top, and even toasted. Make it plain, nutty or sweet (chocolate chips) but try it plain first because once you add the chocolate, it's hard to go back.

Winnipeg Cheese Cake

This creamy and light cheese cake is surprisingly easy to make; just make sure to hunt down the fresh cream cheese.

Flourless Chocolate Cake

This flourless chocolate cake is perfect to take to a party when you're bringing dessert -- always popular, easy to transport and gluten-free as well.

Nanaimo Bars

These coconut/chocolate bars are a delicious Canadian treat. Very sweet but that doesn't seem to stop my kids and their friends from eating as many as I serve.

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