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8 Cheesecake Recipes We Love

Heavy, dense, gut-busting New York style cheesecakes used to dominate the playing field. We're happy to embrace the new guard: the extra creamy, smooth, light-enough-to-eat-a-whole-slice confections. That's why these cheesecakes are a great idea for spring entertaining. They bridge the gap between fortifying winter cakes and the frozen sweets of summer. Plus, cheesecake is always a welcome base for seasonal fruit. More

Chocoholic: White Chocolate Cheesecake with Cherry Topping

When I was in my early twenties, weekend nights with my hometown buds were built on Fuzzy Navels, White Russians, and throwing down some sweet moves at a club called Let's Dance in Poughkeepsie, NY. After hours of drinking and sweating it out, some serious munchies were in order. We'd hit up one of the few spots in the area that was still serving. We'd sometimes land at Denny's, but if there was too much of a line, we'd head over to the 84 Diner. The atlas-sized menu spanned the cuisine of the world, but I only had eyes for one thing: the bright red cherry cheesecake that was spinning around in the revolving pastry case. The massive slice of sweet cream cheese, canned-cherry-topped, graham cracker-y goodness hit the spot and readied me right for bed. More

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