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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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Freezing cheesecake

by barbarajw52 6 days 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 6 days ago

Help finding a Bon Appetit recipe published 1980-1993

by Knitefairy 1 year 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 14 days ago

Chocolate seizing when added to cream cheese. Please Help!

by PhoenixGB 3 months ago

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


PhoenixGB commented 3 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 3 months ago

Best Cheesecake in NYC

by Brian Schwartz 12 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...

Tom Steele commented 3 months ago

Costco vs BJs cheese cake

by MartyB 4 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 4 months 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...

LulusMom commented 4 months ago

Cheesecake without a pan?

by HotFoodieMama 6 months ago

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


Foxeyblue commented 5 months ago

Curdled Cheesecake

by Divjain1911 2 years ago

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


Genoviab commented 5 months ago

Old cheesecake bakery in Oakland on Foothill by Fruitvale

by joltgrrl 10 years ago

My uncle was friends with the baker of one of the best cheesecakes that I've ever tasted. The shop was on Foothill Bl...


Mokolea commented 6 months ago

Dorfer's Vienna Cheesecake

by LKinLA 11 months ago

Any updates on finding recipe for Dorfer's Vienna Cheesecake from the 50's-60's??? To me, the best cheesecake ever c...


Mokolea commented 6 months ago

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The Monte's Venetian Room Cheesecake

by cheeseisheaven 6 months ago

I started thinking about Monte's cheesecake, the old Monte's, before it got it's face lift. Does anyone have the reci...

Recipe Help: Bake Cheese Tart (Sold in Japan)

by ad7yn 7 months ago

Hello, Please help me find a recipe for the bake cheese tart. I tried it at their kiosk in Tokyo. Here's the company...

ad7yn commented 7 months ago

So what makes a firmer cheesecake anyway?

by Katie Nell 12 years ago

The Thanksgiving thread and my thoughts on pumpkin cheesecake got me to thinking about cheesecake in general. I gene...


Smokeydoke30 commented 7 months ago

Can Cheesecake crust be salvaged?

by KSchey 6 years ago

So I baked a cheesecake in a springform pan, wrapped with foil and baked it in the water bath. Everything seemed to t...


BrendaCavazos commented 7 months ago


by caiatransplant 4 years ago

Hi all. Years ago, in the Bay Area, there was a wonderful bakery that 'specialized in cheesecake. Its name was Dorf...


haysa commented 8 months ago

Savory cheesecake

by chrisdan 8 months ago

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


chrisdan commented 8 months ago

No bake cheese cake

by 1benita 9 months ago

Hello everyone. So i made a no bake cheese cake and by my own stupidy set it with all the cream cheese chunks and did...

ninrn commented 8 months ago

Hanson's Landing Lobster Cheesecake

by Avid Rita 11 years ago

Hanson's Landing in Wakefield, RI, had a signature dish that garnered rave reviews: a lobster cheesecake appetizer a...


kewtie1 commented 9 months ago

Cheesecake on a cake base?

by Normandie 8 years ago

Trying to do something different with a cheesecake for Christmas. I've been looking around online at recipes *and* r...

PeanutButterJelloTime commented 10 months ago

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