Thank for being a friend, cheesecake

By Kelli Bender
Updated December 08, 2020 10:59 AM
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July 30 is National Cheesecake Day, a holiday so decadent you may need to call in reinforcements.

Yes, it’s the special day dedicated to the dessert that everyone seems to adore, including Britney Spears. And yet, perhaps the biggest cheesecake connoisseurs were our beloved ’80s TV matriarchs, The Golden Girls. Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia forked through more creamy ricotta creations than almost any other group on television, ever. Plain, fruit, chocolate – there was no type of cheesecake that went overlooked by these roomies.

All this sweet talk probably has you thinking …

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That’s the attitude! Go celebrate this delicious holiday, but before you do, check out these four basic Golden Girls Cheesecake Commandments.

1. Cheesecake brings good people together.

2. To live without cheesecake, is to live in fear.

3. There’s a dessert recipe for everything.

4. Friendship and delicious cheesecake are great works of art, and should be treated as such.

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