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The perfect cheesecake is kosher for Passover

I seem to have landed on the perfect cheesecake recipe. Perfectly smooth, with nary even a hint of a crack on its glossy top. The catch? It’s a kosher-for-Passover...

Shavuot cheese and non-cheese cake favorites

We learned an important lesson last year during our Shavuot recipe testing: We’re purists. When it comes to cheesecake, we’re all about the cheese, not the...

Pumpkin cheesecake

Success! Finally, after years of baking cheesecakes, we finally came up trumps with a crack-free variety! Oh, the joy, when we opened the oven door, after impatiently...

Sicilian Cheesecake

Troubleshooting the perfect cheesecake

As regular readers of the IJN blog will know, Shavuot is one of our favorite times of year, and that’s mostly down to one thing: cheesecake! Over the years, we’ve...

Shavuot favorites

In terms of food, one of our favorite Jewish holidays is just around the corner: Shavuot. We love the indulgence in all things dairy, with decadent cheesecake at the...

Key Lime Pie

A tart but sweet Shavuot

We couldn’t let Shavuot come and go without sharing with you our favorite cheesecake recipes. Despite everything we’ve written about going savory or, the...

Sicilian Cheesecake

Sicilian cheesecake – final result

Here’s what you’ve been waiting for — the final result of our Sicilian cheesecake recipe. As you can see, it’s not crack-free, but does have a...

Sicilian Cheesecake

Cheesecake, glorious cheesecake

It’s that time of year again, when butter, cream cheese, farmer’s cheese and ricotta all converge in creamy yumminess on our holiday tables. Yes,...

Utilizing the Omer

Have you ever noticed that the Omer period contains the defining peaks and troughs of the Jewish people? We travel from slavery, to liberation, to nationhood. The Seder...

All things dairy

It’s just a week away now, Shavuot, the holiday of all things dairy: cheesecake, cheese souffle, quiche, blintzes. Last year we shared a recipe for the perfect...