week 52: hannah and stephanie’s pick – New York Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache and Chocolate Crumb Topping

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bear with us, this is going to be a lot of text, but please read until the end! or if you’re impatient, just skip all of the middle and scroll down to the end.this last week isn’t anything super extravagant or impressive but it’s a combination of everything we love. this cheesecake is the first recipe stephanie bookmarked when this project started and since we both love chocolate, we dressed it up a bit in our own way. enjoy the last recipe of 2012!

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week 9: stephanie’s pick – Green Tea Cheesecake


hannah and i gave up chocolate for lent, so it kind of limits me in my recipe selection. these didn’t exactly turn out the way i planned, but there’s always room for improvisation in the kitchen. hannah woke me up pretty early this morning to make these and they ended up tasting great, though they were pretty ugly coming out of the oven – the middle had sunk in and it just didn’t look like the photos on the website. i had to dress them up so that they would look presentable to photograph. but they fed at least 10 people today who all ate the ugly ones and still said they tasted good!

week 7: stephanie’s pick – Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies


sorry, i am so predictable – of course i chose red velvet for valentine’s day. i’ve had these bookmarked for a long time, so i figured it was a good time to try them! they were the perfect combination of my two favorite desserts, red velvet cupcakes and cheesecake. i’ve eaten a lot more of these than i’d like to admit…

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