Lindy’s Famous Cheesecake

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I have tried dozens of cheesecake recipes over the years and my favorite is the recipe for the first one I ever made.  I found the recipe for Lindy’s Famous Cheesecake in the first edition (1963) of McCall’s Cookbook that I received from my grandmother at my bridal shower.  It was a very popular cookbook and I’m sure everybody who got married in the 60’s got one as a gift on some occasion.   This cake is big and heavy (2-1/2 pounds of cream cheese and 7 eggs), New York style, dense and rich, and if you ever try it you won’t forget it. [Read More]

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