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Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake

Eli’s Original Plain Cheesecake   When I received The Eli’s Cheesecake Cookbook, I had no idea what was in store. Sure, I figured there would be recipes, but I have to tell you that I was floored at the in-depth description of the art and science of making cheesecake presented in the beginning of the book. It […]

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Coney Island Cheesecake

Coney Island Cheesecake     Cheesecakes never go out of style or demand. Doesn’t matter what the current diet fad is or the season, cheesecakes are always popular. And as they lend themselves to tweaking and reinvention, versions abound…but we bet you have never seen one like this! Rosie Alyea has used animal crackers and […]

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Krebs Organic Dairy Farm’s Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake Squares

Blueberry-Lemon Cheesecake Squares from Cabot Creamery Farmers I have been a Cabot fan for years. Their extra-sharp cheddar is my favorite supermarket cheese. What might not be apparent about the brand is that it is made up of a cooperative of family farms and has been since the turn of the 20th century. Beginning with […]

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Frozen Peanut Butter Honey Cheesecake with Warm Chocolate Honey Sauce

Fabulous Do-Ahead Frozen Peanut Butter Cheesecake When my very good friend Pam Rys was turning 50, I asked her husband what flavors she might like in a cake. His answer was “she likes chocolate, peanut butter and sweeter is better”! I also happened to know she likes cheesecake and as they are beekeepers, I thought […]

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Irish Coffee Cheesecake

Espresso and Irish Whiskey in a Creamy Cheesecake Cheesecake is a perennial favorite – and why not? A little bit of crispy crust and a creamy center make for a delectable classic. This spin on cheesecake is just in time for St Patrick’s Day with Irish coffee flavors. All the flavors of Irish coffee…rich coffee, […]

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Gingerbread Cheesecake with Caramelized Apples & Molasses Whipped Cream

Gingerbread in a Cheesecake for a Showstopper Cake Years ago in my first cookbook I made a wedding cake made from a NY-style cheesecake batter with a layer of caramelized apples between the crust and the filling. Recently while staring at a Starbucks sign for Gingerbread Latte, inspiration struck. Combine the two concepts. Here a […]

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Caramel Apple Cheesecake

An Easy and Impressive Caramel Apple Cheesecake Biting into a sticky, sweet caramel apple is a singular experience, perhaps best left to the fairground or as a Halloween party treat. But those flavors work so very well together that having them in a more user-friendly Caramel Apple Cheesecake is a great addition to your repertoire. […]

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Cookies ‘n Cream Cheesecake

Cookies ‘n Cream is Now One of America’s Most Popular Flavors   Over the top? Yes, in all of the ways that I love. Every now and then I want a recipe that just hits me over the head with its outrageousness; its indulgent character. Did you know that cookies ‘n cream is now one […]

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Wedding Cake Cheese “Ball”

When is a Wedding Cake Not a Cake? When It’s a Cheese Ball! This petite wedding cake shaped cheese spread is perfect for wedding and engagement showers and features a fresh lemon flavored cream cheese. Serving with both graham crackers and berries is a nice option, or you could even try chocolate wafer cookies! This “cheese ball” is from Michelle […]

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Mascarpone Cheesecakes

Mascarpone Adds Interest to Cheesecake   Cheesecakes come in many variations but I am partial to those that use cream cheese as a base and then enhance with sour cream, crème fraiche, or as in this case, mascarpone cheese. They have substance from the cream cheese and the additional dairy adds creaminess – and with […]

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Rhubarb Cheesecake Tart with Browned Butter Streusel

Streusel Topped Rhubarb Cheesecake Tart In the Spring I truly cannot get enough rhubarb. The sweet/tart balance is so wonderful to play with and while we usually see this within the realm of citrus fruit, here it is in a totally different form. This tart is comprised of a sweet crust, a creamy cheese filling, a […]

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