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Cream Cheese

A Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Cheesecake

When you think cheesecake, there's a good chance you picture some platonic ideal of a creamy, smooth, ivory dessert. But there are actually several different types of cheesecake, and while some would...
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Is cream cheese past use date safe?

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by Island 8 years ago

Discovered an unopened 8 oz box of Philly brand cream cheese in the cheese drawer of my fridge. 2 months past use date. Think it's still OK to use? Looks OK, but haven't tasted it since I have no i...

Cream Cheese Frosting: Can I freeze it?

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by DishyDiva 10 years ago

Hello, I made far too much cream cheese frosting for my carrot cake and don't want to throw it out. Do you think the frosting would still be viable if I freeze, then defrost it in the fridge ...

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

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by Michael S 18 years ago

I grew up eating these sandwiches. If I am not mistaken the brand name of the bread was Dromedary. It was a fixture on the Chock Full O'Nuts menu. The last time I saw it on a menu was also in NY at...

Freezing cream cheese - DON'T

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by Bat Guano 11 years ago

I don't know if this is common knowledge or not, but it doesn't work - the cream cheese sort of separates and turns grainy when you thaw it out, turns into nasty dry particles mixed with liquid.

Adding reddi whip to a cream cheese frosting recipe

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by Nikimcarter 2 years ago

I'm making a cake with a cream cheese frosting recipe and was wondering if I could lighten it up with reddi whip? Would I have to decrease the powdered sugar in the recipe? Or should I just leave t...

Cherry cream cheese cake

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by LakaKuharica 2 years ago

This simple cake with five delicious layers is super moist, flavorful and just melts in your mouth. Servings: 10 -12 Total time: 60 min Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 45 min Ingredi...

Cream Cheese-Is there a World Beyond Philadelphia Brand?

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by pepper anne 13 years ago

Can someone out there in CH land fill me in on the secrets of Cream Cheese? I've eaten Kraft since small, but I sense there's a World out there I know nothing about. Different fat content, methodo...

Why does my cream cheese frosting always go runny?

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by kookiegoddess 9 years ago

I am in the uk and despite being a competent baker, I cannot make make cream cheese frosting that doesn't turn into a gloopy, runny, un-pipable mess. I nearly always end up pouring it over my ...

Simply Cream Cheese

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by bmorecupcake 3 years ago

You must tell me please. Cream cheese, about the cream cheese. I've switched to goat cheese and for many recipes it just doesn't work. Five years ago I called so many places, even upscale bakerie...

Looking for help developing a dish

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by Bonniexx 3 years ago

I'm working on developing a roasted red pepper and cream cheese sandwich. Can anyone recommend a website where it discusses how to pair flavors? Does anyone have any ideas on how to best pair th...

Cream Cheese: yellow? NY?

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by KansasKate 3 years ago

A 1940s (or older) recipe for a dressing for tomatoes calls for the following: 1/2 pound yellow cream cheese, chopped fine 1/2 pound New York white cream cheese, chopped fine I know "Philadelp...

Temp Tee in Chicago?

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by puckpeople 3 years ago

Is Kraft's Temp Tee whipped cream cheese sold anywhere in Chicago? I've tried Treasure Island, Plum Market, and Potash. This stuff is great! Help!

How long can I keep cream cheese frosting for?

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by trolley 7 years ago

i'm making cream cheese frosting today to frost one cupcake. I know, ridiculous but long story. Anyhow, I feel it's pretty wasteful to dump the rest. I do have another occasion where I can use it b...

Tried and True Recipe for a Not-Too-Sweet Cream Cheese Frosting?

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by ninrn 3 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a great cream cheese frosting that is really not very sweet at all? I'd like to make a frosting that tastes more like cream cheese than vanilla and sugar. I've tried a...

Extra Pumpkin Cream Cheese

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by bustlingswan 3 years ago

I accidentally made an enormous amount of pumpkin-flavored cream cheese for my birthday brunch. It contains: full fat cream cheese, pumpkin from a can, brown sugar, maple syrup and spices. Whipped ...

Recreate Philly Cream Cheese (Whipped)

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by itryalot 3 years ago

Discussing with coworkers today for a breakfast meeting. Someone wants to know how to recreate whipped philadelphia cream cheese? How do you get it fluffy - we have a group of 40 and want to make ...

Science Question About Cream Cheese

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by opinionatedchef 4 years ago

Like many a weight-challenged eater, Phila. Cream cheese is one of my fav snacks. When I combine it with Tamari and toasted sesame seeds, it keeps its ______(don't know what to call it.) But when ...

Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies

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by chelseacauley 4 years ago

Pumpkin spice cheesecake, sweetened with pure maple syrup and carefully swirled into a convenient boxed brownie mix, enhanced with a generous spoonful of fresh ground espresso. http://chelseaca...

Too much cream cheese

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by sasha1 4 years ago

Oy! Like 4 lbs too much. Bar mitzvah leftovers. Obvious thing to do would be to make a cheesecake, but the fam doesn't like cheesecake. Also, I have quite a bit of the garlic/dill flavor as wel...

Need Room Temperature Cream Cheese Fast

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by Reddyrat 12 years ago

I'm making a cheesecake tomorrow night after work. How can I quickly bring cream cheese to room temperature? Would you recommend microwaving it briefly (obviously taking it out of the packaging f...