Happy New Year E-Cards

Happy New Year E-Cards

December 30th, 2008 | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


Here are two small gifts for you. I was taking Christmas photos at The Mansion and two photos in particular turned out very interesting. I decided to turn them into Happy New Year E-cards so that you can share with friends and family. The cards are after the jump. Just click on the one you like and a bigger size will open in a new window. Hope ...

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No Bake Tangerine Cheesecake

No Bake Tangerine Cheesecake

December 30th, 2008 | Category: Cheesecake


Cheesecake craze continues... This one is a no bake cheesecake flavored with the season's sweetest tangerines. Feel free to substitute oranges or lemons for tangerines and I'm sure it will be just as tasty (see variations in the recipe section). No bake cheesecakes are usually prepared with gelatin, but I took a different route by using eggs instead and cooked the filling in a bain-marie. I ...

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Chocolate Cheesecake

Chocolate Cheesecake

December 12th, 2008 | Category: Cheesecake, Chocolate


Isn't it outrageous that a food blogger who is a shameless chocoholic AND a die hard Golden Girls fan does NOT have a chocolate cheesecake in his repertoire? As far as I'm concerned, he should have written THE book on chocolate cheesecakes by now. Shame on me. The truth of the matter is, I lack one very important ingredient here in Istanbul: cream cheese. Actually, cream cheese in ...

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