White Chocolate Cheesecake with Glazed Strawberry Topping

Cheesecake is one of my favorite things to bake and my recipe file contains some 180+ variants of it.  It is a dessert with a history and may have dated as far back as ancient Greece.  The earliest literary reference to a cheesecake is by the Greek physician Aegimus, who wrote a book on the art…

The Best Chocolate Cake Ever

I am not a great cake baker.  In fact, I am a terrible cake baker, but this cake makes even me look good.  This recipe comes from Gourmet and in fact it is the most reviewed recipe on Epicurious.  It is a perfect, moist, dark chocolate cake that is not too dense.  I made it with…