On Mother’s Day we made a stop at Don Quijote (anyone remember when it was Gems?) since Savers (yay for thrift store shopping!) wasn’t open yet. I know what you’re thinking. She is just one wild and crazy gal. I spent about fifteen minutes browsing in the Asian foods aisles and eventually bought this.
This past Saturday I did something a little crazy. No, I didn’t buy a pair of Jimmy Choos. Or a Chanel purse. Although this one is quite nice. I tried something I’ve never done before. I experimented with a cheesecake recipe.
I know this may not seem crazy to some, but I’ve never adapted a recipe to this extent before. Sure I may have substituted dark chocolate chips for semisweet in cookies or macadamia nuts for pine nuts in pesto but I had never substituted ingredients in a cheesecake. It was exhilarating and scary at the same time.