Category Archives: Dessert

Pumpkin Pie

Sorry, no Thanksgiving menu this year. One of us had to work, so we decided to have a rerun from our menu last year. Please see the November 2012 blog entries in that regard. What we did want to include … Continue reading

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Salted Caramel and Vanilla Baked Cheesecake

The itinerant baker in the family is home from college, so she forced her way into our kitchen and made this cheesecake, then forced us to eat for Christmas Eve dinner! Seriously, we welcome her presence in our kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Satin Pie

This recipe comes from a long-time family friend, Robin Sorenson. We have enjoyed this pie at her home, and she was kind enough to share it with us. Robin says the recipe originated in a recipe from Byerly’s, now part … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake

This was the third and final cheesecake prepared at our recent party. As noted before, the recipes are supposed to be in the style of the Cheesecake Factory, but the website address for the recipe is not the official Cheesecake … Continue reading

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Kahlua Cocoa Coffee Cheesecake

This is another cheesecake recipe, ostensibly from the Cheesecake Factory, but the website where we got the recipe is listed here. You need Oreo cookies, espresso coffee, French Vanilla flavored instant coffee powder and Kahlua to make this recipe. Do … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake

We made this recipe for a recent party, along with two other variations. The recipe was considered a success by all those who tried it. The Cheesecake Factory does not seem to release its recipe on its website, so we … Continue reading

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Pineapple-Coconut Layer Cake

This recipe came from Eating Well magazine, the January/February 2008 issue. We are not sure why the recipe comes to mind after the New Year, but it did again this year! This is a spectacular cake both in presentation and … Continue reading

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