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Places to find cheap blocks of cheddar?

jennydiver Aug 27, 2008 06:36 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a bulk block of cheddar cheese to be used as a prop in a play. We have a character grating cheese and we're going through the small packages pretty quickly. No one eats it so it doesn't have to be good. Any recs on where I might buy some? Thanks in advance!

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    shoelace Aug 27, 2008 06:54 PM

    have you tried costco or bjs?

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    1. re: shoelace
      budcar Aug 29, 2008 11:10 AM

      The aged cheddar in the black package at Costco is the very best. i've treied others and they are not comparable.

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      tigerwoman Aug 28, 2008 04:03 PM

      check out the 2nd avenue cheese store (maybe called the east village cheese store) around 10th street on the north side of 2nd avenue

      they sell "closeout" cheese and often have cheese for 2.99 #

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      1. re: tigerwoman
        grisaille Aug 28, 2008 04:52 PM

        East Village Cheese is on the west side of Third Avenue near 10th .

      2. Ljubitca Aug 30, 2008 07:40 AM

        C-Town or Met food seems to be where you kind find the worst food. Both can be found in Manhattan and Brooklyn. I imagine you can find large discount blocks of cheddar.

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          Tay Aug 30, 2008 01:23 PM

          What a waste of food, not to mention the smell and the possibility of attracting critters. Why not be creative and try to see if you can find something like a chedder cheese shaped wax candle or even soap.

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