Brownie Bottom Cheesecake

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In a previous blog (Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells), you might recall my first dinner that I ever made for my now husband.   I had mentioned, if that dinner failed, at least I could win him over by my dessert.  My husband loves 2 desserts:  brownies and plain cheesecake.    I thought, what if I were to combine his two favorites into one?  However, there was one problem.   I had never made a cheesecake from scratch in my life.