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"American" Processed cheese in Toronto?

Bobby Wham Apr 6, 2009 08:44 AM

Hi I was wondering if anyone knows if you can buy American processed cheese slices in Toronto? Not Kraft Singles, you can get those anywhere, I'm talking "American Cheese" the kind of cheese that you get on your burgers at fast food restaurants, McDonald's, Burger King etc. When I make burgers at home I don't like how regular cheddar separates when it melts and Kraft singles are too melty, i need the classic fast food cheese. here's a link.

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    childofthestorm Apr 6, 2009 09:27 AM

    What about the Kraft Extra Cheddar brand? That's what I buy for my burgers at home. I like it cuz it comes in a big block and you peel off the slices, seems more like what you'd see in a restaurant. Melts nicely, but it's thicker than Kraft slices so it doesn't evaporate.

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    1. re: childofthestorm
      Bobby Wham Apr 6, 2009 09:32 AM

      Hmm, that does look close to American Cheese, where can you buy it?

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        childofthestorm Apr 6, 2009 09:44 AM

        Anywhere...I get mine at Loblaws. At home I basically imitate the Shake Shack smashburger method with my cast-iron pan, and am all about the American cheese with it. So yeah, I've thought this through and tried them all, and Extra Cheddar is my fave.

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      Apprentice Apr 6, 2009 09:36 AM

      Technically any processed cheddar cheese (e.g. Kraft Singles) can be "American Cheese". You'll just need to sample different low-end brands such as Velveeta to meet your needs. My suggestion - the cheaper the "better" (for your needs).

      1. torontovore Apr 6, 2009 11:12 AM

        I second Kraft Extra Cheddar. It's available in most supermarkets. Unlike individually wrapped slices, make sure you wrap the unused ones well once the original packaging has been opened.

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        1. re: torontovore
          Bobby Wham Apr 6, 2009 01:53 PM

          Thanks everyone for your help, I will be checking out Kraft Extra Cheddar

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