How to Have Pleasurable Anal Sex

February 28, 2010

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How To Have Pleasurable Anal Sex and Even Clmax From It

by John Wilder(34)

I can just hear the howls from you women now all the way down to Florida where I live. You are screaming: “no way.” Before you get all hot and bothered let me assure you, if it is done right you can find it very enjoyable and can even climax during this type of sex. The reason is that your husband’s penis (dick) can hit your G spot from behind and cause you to have a powerful climax. Anal sex is only forbidden to homosexual men in the Bible, it is not forbidden between husband and wife. This is also another option to consider for those of you women are too squeamish to have intercourse during your period. Let me tell you how you can do it and enjoy it as well as your husband. First of all it goes without saying that you want to be very clean before you engage in this behavior. In fact, you should allow your husband to wash you with soap and water and use a germicidal baby wet wipe to clean your anus (asshole). This is most easily accomplished during a romantic shower or bath together.

After having him get you off 2 or 3 times during conventional oral sex, have him turn you over and have him lick your anus (asshole). There are nerve endings in your anus (asshole) that you did not even know that you had that when stimulated are highly pleasurable and sensitive. Then have him spread your butt cheeks and insert his tongue up your anus (asshole). Then have him probe in and out (tongue fucking). The sensation will blow your mind. If you will simply relax, you will find it highly enjoyable. I know, your mind is saying no, but your anus (asshole) will be screaming: yes, yes, yes. It is highly erotic, sophisticated and naughty. You will feel good about yourself if you let your inhibitions down and engage in it. Once the foreplay has you sufficiently aroused, you take a quality water based lubricant like KY Jelly and lube up your husband’s penis (dick, cock). He will enjoy the feeling of you stroking him with the lubricant. Then you don’t allow him to penetrate you. You roll him over on his back and you sit astride him either facing him or facing away from him. You then have him support his dick vertically and you very gently and slowly sit down on him and allow your anus (asshole) to be penetrated. You allow it to progress inside you very slowly and gently slide all the way up to the hilt taking your time. Once you are fully penetrated, you stop and relax. You wait for a full minute, during which time your anus (asshole) will relax. It is imperative to not skip this step because this is what prevents you from experiencing pain. You then start slowly moving up and down until you are comfortable with this new form of penetration. Once you get comfortable then you can start vigorously stroking and you will be surprised how pleasurable it can be. You don’t want him to do the stroking because he does not know how it feels to you inside. If he strokes wrong, it can result in pain for you. When you are controlling the penetration, rate of speed and angle of penetration, you are assured of avoiding any pain.

If you are facing your husband, lean over and kiss him and allow your nipples to stroke his chest as you are rhythmically pumping him. You can even lean forward and have him lick and suck your nipples. Then turn around and sit astride him again and lower yourself back down on his penis (dick, cock). This is great for both of you. He can watch his penis (dick) penetrating you which is highly erotic for him. You can have him slap you hard on your butt cheek and you will find how erotic this feels. It will actually feel pleasurable to you. Then you can take our Power Tool Vibrator and place it on your clitty (clitoris) while you are riding his dick (penis). You can also at the same time stroke his balls with a pair of your silky panties. The advantage of using the vibrator is that you are guaranteed to have multiple orgasms while you are riding him. You can experiment with different angles of penetration. You want the head of his penis (dick) to hit right behind your pubic bone. This will stimulate your G spot and can likely result in a powerful mind blowing G spot orgasm. If you achieve a G spot orgasm, you will likely have it be accompanied with a big gush release of vaginal fluid that both of you will find highly pleasurable. You could even experience a powerful squirting that you are unable to control that will give you a mind blowing climax. So don’t be so quick to dismiss anal sex. It is worth investing in and experimenting with.

You can experiment with this on your own before having your husband do it with you. Use a vibrating dildo. You insert it gently and very slowly getting comfortable with it. Once it is inside of you, stop and let your anus get used to having it inside and it will relax around the dildo. You then can proceed slowly as you get comfortable with the penetration. You want to aim the end of the vibrator towards the backside of your pubic bone. You want to stroke it slowly at first but then pick up speed and pressure. AS you get aroused, shorten the strokes and have the end of the vibrator hit your G spot. You will become more and more aroused. You can achieve a mind blowing climax.


Nudity, Lingerie and Beaver Shots

February 27, 2010

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Nudity, Lingerie and Beaver Shots

by John Wilder(34)

I am constantly amazed at the number of girls and women who wear very short skirts and dresses. I am amazed because they realize that their panties will be on display when they sit down, go up a flight of stairs etc. Now I am far from being one who would discourage that behavior because boys from the time that they were little are biologically hard wired to want to look up a girls skirt and see her panties.

No what amazes me is the overwhelming majority of these women wear virginal white nylon panties with no lace. I say ladies, if you are going to show us your panties, make them something with color with some lace. Make the view at least appealing to us guys. Make them sexy.

This brings me to another subject, the nude beaver shot with no panties. Most guys would rather see your panties than just a naked vagina. Or in the case of Brittany Spears her Caesarian scar. UGH! Please ladies, wear panties it is also a matter of sanitary issues.

Finally, as a marriage, relationship and sexual coach, it amazes me about how many women refuse to wear sexy lingerie for their husbands. So many of you women make the statement:

” I am not wearing that slutty stuff ” . Ladies, this right away implies that the woman is good and the husband is bad. All men are hard wired to want to look at sexy lingerie. It fulfills the lust of the eye. This is true even if you are not planning to have sex that night. We still like to see you in sexy lingerie. You women say, what if the kids walk in. I say, install a lock on your bedroom door and use it or teach the kids not to come in without knocking. This gives you time to put on a bathrobe.

It makes your husband happy. You women want to have happily ever after, but did you ever think about what your responsibility is to fulfilling your husband’s notion of happily ever after.

Another thing is that 60% of the married women out there have their husbands on a starvation diet of sex once a week or less. If you truly believe in equality, you should be giving your husband a night on with you having the next night off. If you are not doing this you are not offering your husband equality. You are being demanding and selfish. Is it any wonder there are so many guys cheating on their wives


Sexual Advice For Single Men

February 27, 2010

     Many of you have the attitude that I had in my twenties.  I had this juvenile attitude that the more women I got to have sex with me made me a better man or defined me as a stud.  I even decided to start a panty collection of all of the women that I had sex with so that I had visual proof of my conquests.  Society reinforces that attitude with a knowing nod to the notion that “boys will be boys”.  That somehow boys need to “sow wild oats”.  Hugh Hefner became an iconic figure in our society with that same philosophy.  Considering the very definition of a “playboy” (insert definition here) conjures up the notion that he is immature, self centered and irresponsible.

     In science, there is a rule that states:  For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.  What I failed to realize at first was that my attitude made me very self-centered and narcissistic.  I had no care or concern about the women with whom I had sex.  I did not care about their feelings about being used and tossed aside like a dirty piece of laundry.  At least with my dirty laundry, I picked it up, washed it and continued to wear the clothes.  With the women, they were tossed aside while I was looking for the next conquest.

     What happens is that for every woman that you use, you and she become more jaded and callous.  No one trusts anyone anymore.  Because of this, it becomes harder and harder to commit to a person.  People are constantly afraid of being discarded.  For a relationship to truly work, you need people to be committed 100% not a 50-50 relationship.  A 50-50 relationship indicates that both people are only half-heartedly committed and ready to bail at any time.  You need security in a relationship as does the woman.  Sex between a man and a woman creates a bond.  When you so casually toss aside that bond, it indicates that you are not trustworthy and that you are just willing to selfishly use someone for your own gratification and care nothing for her feelings.

     Now I know that there are a certain number of you reading my book to learn new techniques to pleasure a woman better and give her more orgasms.  That is a good thing.  The bad thing is that some of you are only reading it to learn new techniques so as to be more effective at being promiscuous.  No one really respects someone who is promiscuous.

     I wrote this book to help people be better at their relationships and strengthen their relationships.  The real definition of being a man is someone who can be counted on for the long haul.  A man who leads his life as an example of integrity and absolute honesty.  That old fashioned notion of your word is your bond.

     The very definition of love is putting the other person’s needs first.  You need to be bringing a woman to a few orgasms before you climb on and get yours and leave her unfulfilled and frustrated.  If you get off and don’t get her off, you are just using her and that is not love or making love.

    That attitude was the founding principle for the Christian organization called Promise Keepers.  It is also the guiding principle for a national ministry called: The National Center for Fathering, founded by Dr. Ken Canfield.  Dr. Canfield says that not only is it important to honor your promises and commitments to your wife, but it is even more important to honor them to your children.

     None of that is possible or likely if you are being self-centered and narcissistic.  You need to put your woman and children first and be committed to them.  I wrote this so that you could use the information to better please your woman in bed so that she would be more willing to give you the sex that you want when you want it.  The purpose is to strengthen the relationship.  Great sex tends to really bond and strengthen the relationship.  If you just use it for sex without the corresponding commitment, then it becomes a self-centered waste.

     The Bible has some instructions for all of us men in the following scriptural references:

    Husbands love your wives as Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it;…so men out men to love their wives as their own bodies.  He that loves his wife loves himself.  For no man ever yet hated his own flesh;  but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church;…For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh…Nevertheless, let every  one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; Ephesians 5: 25,28,29,31,33<

     Likewise you husbands, dwell with them according to the knowledge, giving honor unto the wife as the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life that your prayers might not be hindered.  I Peter 3:7

     Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking who he may destroy.  I Peter 5:8

     I will give you similar advice that I gave to the single women in the preceding chapter.  People have become far too promiscuous.  Not only is it immoral, but it is dangerous.  We have epidemic venereal diseases in the world.  You don’t want to be playing “Russian Roulette” with your life and health.  Before you engage in sex with a woman, you should have her produce a very recent negative Aids and venereal disease test.  You should also be questioning her about her hopes and dreams about love, marriage and children.  There are more and more women out there looking for recreational sex and are not serious about marriage.  You need to find out how supportive she would be of you and how nurturing.  Before you actually have sex with her, it would behoove you to find out how she would respond in bed.  Will she give you blow jobs?  What does she think is an appropriate number of times a week to have sex?  Will she talk dirty in bed to you?  There are a lot of women out there who are very prudish about sex and unwilling to change.  60% of the women out there have their husbands on a starvation diet of sex once a week or less. Don’t you think that it would be good for you to find that out before having sex with her?  If she is not even willing to have a conversation with you about it, you don’t want her anyway.  Couples have fights about the BIG THREE:  MONEY, SEX AND KIDS.

     Too many women out there practice the policy of not talking about sex before she has sex with a man and hoping for the best.  This is part of her notions about sex being spontaneous.  She does not want to think about it in advance because of her guilt over sex.  If she does not talk to you about it before having sex with you, she feels somewhat resolved over her guilt and tells herself that it “just happened”.  It is further complicated that she still has that romantic notion of the “knight in shining armor” sweeping her off of her feet and then wanting to keep her.  Too often it is these kinds of thoughts and notions that are on her mind when she goes to bed with you.

     I would suggest on the second or third date to have the conversation with her about sex if you have an interest in her and that you feel that she has an interest in you.  If she asks you why you are initiating a conversation about sex when you have not even had sex with her, you can honestly answer that:  You feel that sex is important and should not be entered into lightly or irresponsibly.  Since this is the way that you feel and that you want to respect her by not having sex with her if you realize that the relationship is not going to be compatible, you want to spare her feelings of having sex with her and not continuing into a relationship.  You are trying to spare her feelings.  It gives her a way to preview you as well as you previewing how she would react.  It is only by talking with each other and getting a feel about their sexual style can you evaluate if you want to pursue the relationship any further.  It saves hurt feelings and the notion of having been used for sex.  It is honest and shows integrity.  If she fiercely resists an honest conversation you need to pass any way.  The foundation of a good relationship you can tell her is the ability to communicate openly and honestly with each other, especially over important topics like sex.  The key to fantastic mind blowing sex is in a committed relationship where both parties in the relationship practice 100-100 comitment.  It is not found in casual promiscuous sex.  I am suggesting to you that the essence of being a true man is someone who can be counted upon for honesty and integrity.  You can’t be that kind of man and practice casual sex for your own selfish gratification.  A good marriage is the best possible solution for you.  Let me quote some others on why you should seek to be married:

     According to David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead who are co-directors of the Marriage Project at Rutgers university, they have found the following factors yield the best chance at long-lasting satisfying marriage:  having similar goals and interests, know each other well but don’t live together before they get married, come from intact families, marry after age 25, and are not expecting a child, similar in age, race, religion, political beliefs, education, intelligence and values.  The payoff of a good marriage is personal happiness, more and better sex than singles, economic success, health and long life, and very positive benefits for the children.


Sexual Advice For Single Women

February 26, 2010

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It is no wonder that you women are more confused than ever. You have been bombarded by multiple conflicting messages about sex and relationships. In a case of “Art Imitating Life” the TV show entitled: Sex in the City demonstrated women’s sense of conflictedness about sex and relationships. They proved to be ultimately clueless and tended to reinforce their own stereotypes. Carrie, the supposed expert on sex based upon her column was just as clueless about men and relationships as the rest of her girlfriends. This illustrates a problem in our society. We do not have any male advice columnists. If you are having trouble with a man, does it not make sense that you would go to a man for advice and counsel? The problem is, is that there are no nationally published male advice columnists.

I have confronted women’s magazine editors over the issue that their advice to women is always written by women. Invariably, these advice writers rarely confront women to tell them that they are doing anything wrong or damaging to their relationship with their man. What you get effectively from these writers is that they pat women on the bottom and reassure them that they are fine and it is the man’s fault. I will address this further in another chapter on how the feminists and the media are ruining your sex life. I will also explain the word MISANDRY in that chapter. It is a word and a concept that you really need to become familiar with and to be proactive in combating.

I differ from women advice columnists in that I am equal opportunity proponent. I take on men when they need to be confronted, and I take on women as well. I explain how each hurts their relationship, wittingly or unwittingly. If you really want to learn things and make things better in your relationship and are willing to hear critique, then I am your guy. If you just want me to be patronizing and pat you on the fanny and tell you that you are wonderful, don’t read my column.

Not only will I take on the feminists and the media, I will take on the church as well. I can do this because I was formerly a Baptist minister.

The church ignores the sexual issues that are contained in the Bible. There are numerous positive messages in the Bible about sex. There is even a school for sex mandated in the New Testament for women in how to love their husbands that you never hear preached or taught on.

According to the Bible, sex is a gift from God. All you ever hear in church are the “thou shall nots” about sex, you never hear any positive messages on sex or the positive commands about sex in the Bible.

You can’t trust the media either. All they ever want to do is print the sensational and the salacious. Truth is rarely found in the pages of the media. For example, according to the media, they often quote: “The world’s oldest profession” is prostitution. This is not even close to being true. If the media had any integrity, and believe me they don’t, they would tell you about all of the other professions that came before prostitution. You can find these professions listed in the Bible in succession: Shepherd, farmer, contractor, rancher, musician, blacksmith, hunter, boat-builder, winemaker, well digger and then prostitution. None of that of course is sensational and would not sell newspapers, so they sacrifice truth for sensationalism, expediency and profits. Trust nothing that you read in print without checking it out with numerous other sources.

Now let me give you some very important advice about sex and men, especially if you are single. Sex in dating has become so devalued that it is looked on as little more than a good night kiss. It is not a question of if, but only when you have sex with a guy you are dating.

I submit to you that you need to become much more selective about engaging in sex. Women have adapted the practice of having sex with the guy and hoping for the best. You are invariably disappointed. You are looking for that “knight in shining armor” to sweep you off of your feet. You want the “happily ever after” of love marriage and children. I submit to you that you need to get to know early on what the man is all about and what his goals are in terms of love and marriage. Often guys are just looking to have fun with a woman and have casual sex. In other words, many of them are just looking to get laid. You need to get rid of those guys before you ever let them into your bed and into your pants. You really don’t want to just be used as someone’s piece of ass.

Too many of you are so taken with romance that you don’t want to ask any hard questions up front, to your own detriment. The problem is, that for every guy that you sleep with that does not develop into a relationship, you become a little harder, more jaded and cynical and less trusting. You must guard your heart and your body. We have epidemic venereal diseases today, some of which are lifelong, or even fatal. Before you let that guy into your pants, you need to see a very recent negative Aids test and testing for all other venereal diseases like Herpes. I know that sounds very cold and unromantic, but I am trying to be pragmatic here and protect you. You need to protect yourselves. Any guy worth having will not have a problem with doing this for you. If he is unwilling, run the other direction.

The other thing is that you want to know that he has a good job that he can provide for your family. You also want to know if he is seriously marriage and family minded. What kind of father does he aspire to be? These are questions that you need to have answered before you ever engage in sex with him. If he passes on all of these questions and you are still considering sleeping with him and he still wants to be with you, he needs to pass one final test before you have sex with him. You need to ask him to read the part of this book that teaches men how to make love with you. Sadly, there is no “SCHOOL FOR SEX FOR MEN” out there to teach them how to make love with you and satisfy you. You already know from experience that what I am saying is true. Most men are just clueless about making love with a woman. Even if he is reasonably okay in bed, reading my instructions will make him fantastic in bed. Don’t you want to have a great sex life? So bottom line is to have him read my instructions and reassure you that he is willing to follow those directions in bed. If he does this, then have sex with him. This will take 3 or 4 dates to find this information out. You could take matters into your own hands and go online to dating sites and put all of this in your profile. You don’t need to date a lot of men, you need to date a few quality men that are already pre-screened by your clear description of what you are looking for in a man that is contained in your profile. Yes, I know that it will scare a lot of men off. That is my idea. You don’t need the men that it will scare off, you need the men who read it and it makes sense to them. We have a model of what a good man should look like in the Bible as listed in the following verses:

Husbands love your wives as Christ loved the church, and gave himself for it;…so men out men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord the church;…For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh…Nevertheless, let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; Ephesians 5: 25,28,29,31,33

Likewise you husbands, dwell with them according to the knowledge, giving honor unto the wife as the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life that your prayers might not be hindered. I Peter 3:7

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking who he may destroy. I Peter 5:8

I would even encourage you to put these scriptures in your profile in describing the kind of man that you are looking for. You are then again by using these scriptures in your profile pre-screening guys that are not seriously marriage minded.

I know that you still dream of the “happily ever after”. According to David Popenoe and Barbara Dafoe Whitehead who are co-directors of the Marriage Project at Rutgers University, they have found the following factors yield the best chance at long-lasting satisfying marriage: having similar goals and interests, know each other well but don’t live together before they get married, come from intact families, marry after age 25, and are not expecting a child, similar in age, race, religion, political beliefs, education, intelligence and values. The payoff of a good marriage is personal happiness, more and better sex than singles, economic success, health and long life, and very positive benefits for the children.

This is the kind of advice that I have given to single women in my family. If you follow it, you have a much higher chance of having “happily ever after”.


Sexual Techniques, Be A Hero In The Bedroom

February 23, 2010

Only  30% of women can have an orgasm on intercourse alone. Many women of course fake it, but it is not in their best interest. Using my techniques, a woman can have an orgasm while engaging in intercourse. You simply bring a friend to bed in the form of a vibrator. The one that I recommend overwhelmingly is the Hitachi Magic Wand Vibrator. She can get into a position where she can apply the vibrator while she is engaging in intercourse like the doggy style, or the woman on top facing away from the guy. This enables her to apply the vibrator without it being in the way.

Another thing that I recommend is to SLOW DOWN. Sex feels good, I never understand why you guys want to get it over with in a couple of minutes. Women are especially resentful with your wham bam thank you maam techniques. 

While you are slowing down, be stroking her body. Great chefs like to do what they call building layers of flavor into their meals. Barry Gordy was a famous record producer who pioneered the “Wall of Sound” concept. The bottom line is that you guys tend to think in one dimension. Women like multiple simultaneous sensory inputs. You could be stroking her butt while simultaneously be sucking on her breast while having sex with her. You could be giving her a hickey and fondling a breast while having sex with her, You could be stroking her hair. Think multiples. This distracts your mind from finishing quickly.

Change positions, this also helps to keep you from going into your finish mode. Put her into the doggy position and be stroking her clitoris at the same time. Pull completely out of her and go back down on her and get her off again with your tongue. She will gladly welcome you re-entering her afterwards. Utilizing these techniques, I have been actively involved for up to two hours without coming myself. In the mean time I have given my partner the time of her life and up to 20 orgasms. Use my techniques, and you will truly become a Hero in The Bedroom. You might even become legendary.


How To Make Super Easy Low Cal and Low Fat Home Fries

February 22, 2010


One of the most common dietary downfalls is French fries. They are dietary suicide for all of the fat and the salt. Another big problem is commercially prepared hash browns. I am here to tell you that you can prepare potatoes at home with a much lower fat and salt content and actually make them healthy. I must first explain the science of French Fries to you.

     
     
     

Commercially prepared French fries or hash browns are soaked in running water to remove the potato starch. What happens is that this process makes the potato a virtual sponge, sucking up the oil that they are fried in. Also salt will dissolve much more readily and also be sucked into the potato yielding additional flavor. This is why French fries or hash browns or hash brown patties are so greasy. They are literally oozing grease that they have absorbed. I have a magic trick that you can do at home to prevent this so that you can have your potatoes and eat them to without guilt.

In stead of making traditional fries, make home fries that are sliced potato rounds with the skins left on. You can make home fries that are fast, easy, non greasy that are crisp on the outside and yet tender on the inside. Here is how:

You use one large russet potato per person. You microwave it like you are making a baked potato. Instead of cooking it all the way through to a tender fluffy baked potato, you cook it part way or about three fourths of the way. It is tender enough to slice easily with a serrated knife but is not tender to crumbly like a baked potato. You have to experiment with your particular microwave. A rule of thumb is if it takes 5 minutes to make a baked potato, you set the micro for about 3 and half minutes. You then immediately slice the potato while it is hot into quarter inch rounds. These rounds will be steaming. Two things happen here to your benefit. The starch is retained in the potato and the potato is steaming still containing moisture inside the potato. As you probably know, oil and water don’t mix. Between retaining the starch which seals the surface of the potato, you also have residual moisture that will keep the potato from absorbing oil. I cook the home fries in olive oil which is a rich and flavorful oil filled with anti-oxidants which are heart healthy. You cook the potatoes until they are golden on one side about 4-5 minutes and then turn them once and fry on the back side until that surface is golden. You will find that the fries are sealed and don’t absorb any grease. You immediately salt them when you remove them but again, since the surface is sealed, they won’t absorb salt and much less salt will stick. You cover the bottom of the pan with enough olive oil to have the oil be about one half inch deep. You can keep and filter this oil and re-use it again and again, because once your family tastes these fries, they will ask for them over and over.

There are two additional upsides to this article. Putting frozen potatoes in oil inevitably involves spattering of hot oil. This is of course dangerous, especially for children. My technique does not cause the potatoes to spatter. My method is far cheaper than purchasing frozen potatoes from the freezer case. You can check prices for yourself from frozen potatoes to individual Russet potatoes purchased in bulk.

Finally, by leaving the skins on, you add additional flavor but also a lot of nutrients that are outlined from this direct quote from a website called: The Wise Geek:

The potato , as well as the potato skin, is a great source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, copper , potassium , manganese , and dietary fiber. Potatoes and potato skins contain 18% of the recommended daily allowance of iron and 7.5 grams of protein which is rarely found in vegetables in such high concentrations. Potato skins also contain a variety of phytonutrients which are a natural source of antioxidants that help to prevent cellular deterioration of the body. The phytonutrients found in the potato skins as well as the flesh include carotenoids, flavonoids , and caffeic acid.

Potatoes are classified as a tuber , meaning bulb or root, which contains a protein called patatin specific to these types of vegetables. Patatin also works as an effective antioxidant as well as lowering blood pressure. Overall, potato skins help to provide protection against heart disease and cancer .


Easy Pro Secrets to Making Cheesecake

February 20, 2010

Most home cooks have never attempted to make cheesecake. Many people perceive that it is difficult and intimidating to make. Be assured, cheesecake is actually easier and faster to make than regular cake!

Cheesecake does present some unique problems. These problems are easily solved. Unfortunately, you won’t find the solutions in any cookbooks. : The surface of cheesecake tends to crack leaving an unsightly finish that makes for a poor presentation. No one seems to know how to make a crust stick to the sides of the pan so they just instruct you to form the crust in the bottom of the pan. The last thing that they don’t tell you is that the butter in the crust tends to melt and leak out of the bottom of the special ring-form pan. This melting butter then causes your oven to smoke and most likely will cause your smoke alarm to go off.

     
     
     

Butter leaking out of the spring form pan is actually a good thing. This helps to reduce the calories in the cheesecake. It also helps to make the crust crisper. To solve the problem of the butter leaking into the hot oven and causing it to smoke is super easy to solve. You simply place a pan under the spring form pan on the bottom rack filled with water. This will catch the butter drips and there will be no smoking. This also helps to moderate hot spots in your oven which are all too common in the non-convection oven.

Speaking of crusts, all of the cookbooks tend to offer the same tired graham cracker crust. This is problematic for several reasons. A graham cracker crust tends to get soggy in the refrigerator. Because it is a bready product, it can also pick up smells from the refrigerator. From a nutritional standpoint, it is empty carb calories. Instead of graham cracker crumbs, substitute ground almonds on an equal basis. Almonds are highly nutritional with vitamins and antioxidants. In fact, according to the California Almond Board, almonds are the most nutritionally dense nut in existence. They also make a great snack instead of other things like chips. Because of the oils in the almonds, it prevents the crust from picking up smells from the refrigerator. Because it is a nut, the crust stays crunchy in refrigerator. Chefs are always looking for a good “mouth feel”. The crunchiness of the crust juxtaposed against the creaminess of the cheesecake gives that great mouth feel and texture.

Having a crust that runs up the side of the pan is a perfect framing of your cheesecake. Because you are working with warm melted butter in the crust, it prevents the crust from adhering to the pan. The cookbooks all tell you to just make a bottom crust instead of attempting to make the side crust as well. This problem is also very easy to solve. You simply place your ring form pan in the freezer at least 30 minutes prior to attempting to make the crust. You also put your crust mixture in the refrigerator for about 5 minutes before attempting to bond it to the pan. What happens is that the very cold temperature of the pan out of the freezer instantly cools the warm melted butter and causes it to congeal. This then makes forming the crust up the side of the pan virtually child’s play. When you have the crust up the sides, it makes for a much prettier cheesecake for presentation.

Finally, cracks in the cheesecake surface are very easy to solve. The cracks in the surface result from steam building up in the batter. It then explodes through the surface to crack the cheesecake as it is setting. This can happen in double crust pies as well. This is why you cut slits in the top crust of the pie so as to allow the steam to escape. Obviously you can’t cut slits in a cheesecake. There is a delightful trade secret to that eliminates the problem. Use chocolate syrup swirled through the batter before you place the cheesecake in the oven. You simply take ordinary chocolate syrup in a squeeze bottle like Hershey’s and use approximately 1/3 to the bottle. You do this by inverting the bottle and sticking the mouth of the bottle right into the batter and squeezing while moving the bottle around in the batter. You then can also take a butter knife and further swirl it by running the blade through the batter. This is fun and allows defying mother’s instruction not to play with your food. What this does is to give you a beautiful marbled effect in your cheesecake in addition to adding wonderful flavor. Because the chocolate syrup is a different viscosity than your cheesecake batter, it creates multiple escape paths for the steam to escape without disrupting the surface of the cheesecake. In effect, you are creating slits in the cheesecake to allow the steam to escape. Another way to prevent cracking in the surface is to cook at a lower temp of about 300 degrees. You then turn the oven off and let the cheesecake cool in the oven without removing it.

You can serve cheesecake for drop in guests by having a cheesecake in reserve in the freezer and simply popping it out when people drop in unannounced. You could have a basic cheesecake that you top at the last minute with canned cherry pie filling for a spectacular quick dessert. You only have to thaw the cheesecake for about an hour before service. Add this wonderful dessert to your repertoire and you will be admired by friends, family and guests


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