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New York's finest dessert. Chowhounds weigh in on how to bake the perfect creamy cheesecake, including tips on preventing cracking, making a great graham cracker crust, and more. Plus where to find the best store-bought or restaurant version in your area.

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Frozen Cream Cheese, Can I use it in Cheesecake Recipe?

by jules1267 11 days ago

I am getting my ingredients out to make a cheesecake and I noticed that one of the three blocks of cream cheese is fr...


ricepad commented 10 days ago

Cheesecake recipe(s) from old Bon Appetit

by pmonroe 6 years ago

We recently made a move to Arizona and I lost my favorite cheesecake recipes. They were in an old Bon Appetit issue....


SandyT3 commented 24 days ago

Sheepshead Cafe Iowa City

by Jillfresh 10 years ago

I have just discovered Chow.com because I did a web search for Sheepshead Cafe Chocolate Almond Cheesecake. I knew it...


scartwright commented 26 days ago

No-bake cheesecake WITHOUT cream or whipped topping

by spazita 8 years ago

Hi there Chow-people! I'm looking for a recipe from back in the 60s my Mom used to make. It was a VERY simple cher...


sensational60 commented 29 days ago

3 Cheers for TJ Triple Creme

by DonShirer 2 months ago

We don't live near a Trader Joe's, so don't usually sample their cheeses. But our son, on a long drive to visit us, ...


small h commented 2 months ago

"Cream" Cheesecake

by SarcasticWit 2 months ago

I have never really had any complaints (outside of my own...LOL) about my cooking, but a comment by my fairly new par...


Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Savory cheesecake

by chrisdan 1 year ago

I recently made a crab and corn cheesecake (a recipe from Emeril Lagasse). It was very good but I had a problem with ...


GeauxGhoti commented 3 months ago

Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake - Arcadia

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Last month my friends surprised me by procuring a original from Uncle Tetsu Japanese Cheesecake for dessert. While I'...


cristina commented 4 months ago

Getting cheesecakes and tarts off bottom of pan

by malvern girl 10 years ago

Does anyone have a sure-fire way of removing a whole tart or cheesecake off the bottom of the pan without breaking th...


artyjudy1 commented 4 months ago

9" vs 9.5"

by kodakdog 5 months ago

I have a springform pan that measures 9.5", I have a recipe for a cheesecake that calls for a 9" pan. I imagine the ...


medlar commented 5 months ago

Strawberry topping for no-bake cheesebake

by LL3786 5 months ago

I’d like to place a Serious Eats strawberry sauce on top of Wood and Spoon’s no-bake cheesecake recipe, simply becaus...


Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

Help!!!! How do you freeze and mail cheesecake?

by mosassy 9 years ago

Hi everyone, I'm new to this board and I'm hoping someone can help me with my dilemna. My brother's friend lives ...


colbujl63 commented 6 months ago

Freezing cheesecake

by barbarajw52 7 months ago

I froze a blueberry cheesecake with graham cracker crust. When I thawed it out the crust was soggy. How do I keep thi...


barbarajw52 commented 7 months ago

Help finding a Bon Appetit recipe published 1980-1993

by Knitefairy 2 years ago

I used a Chocolate Cheese Cake recipe that I can not find. I believe it was in a Nov or Dec issue 1980-1993. It h...


AlyceJohnson commented 8 months ago

Chocolate seizing when added to cream cheese. Please Help!

by PhoenixGB 10 months ago

Hello, I'm making a chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake and the chocolate seizes every time I add the chocolate...


PhoenixGB commented 10 months ago

Making New York Cheesecake for the first time EVER, any tips?

by Miahaurora 5 years ago

Tomorrow morning I am making a wonderful meal of desserts galore for my boyfriend because we all know the way to a ma...


briscoe44 commented 10 months ago

Best Cheesecake in NYC

by Brian Schwartz 13 years ago

Who make's the best cheesecake in NYC? There is place in Brooklyn P Diddy always talks about, Carnegie I know is sol...

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Tom Steele commented 11 months ago

Costco vs BJs cheese cake

by MartyB 11 months ago

I have an account with both Costco and BJs. With Shavuot approaching I was wondering if anyone who has tried both sto...


MartyB commented 11 months ago

Cheesecake without a pan?

by HotFoodieMama 1 year ago

I want to make a cheesecake but do not have a spring form pan can I use something else?


Foxeyblue commented 1 year ago

Curdled Cheesecake

by Divjain1911 3 years ago

I followed a cheesecake recipe which included adding lemon juice to the batter. After adding the lemon juice, my chee...


Genoviab commented 1 year ago

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