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St. Louis style provel cheese.

violetseverine Apr 16, 2010 12:57 AM

Anyone know where I could buy St. Louis Provel (not provolone) cheese around Seattle? I've been craving some slingers and prosperity sandwiches.

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    broy2580 Feb 9, 2011 05:25 PM

    I just discovered Provel cheese a a great little restaurant in Burien called the Mark Restaurant. I had a amazing pizza and I had to inquire about the type of cheese used and was informed that the St Louis native owner is a huge fan and has it shipped up for her restaurant.
    It looks like they offer it on several sandwiches as well. Can't wait to go back.

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      violetseverine Feb 9, 2011 10:30 PM

      That's awesome. I'll have to check it out. Thanks!

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        firecracker Feb 9, 2011 11:24 PM

        Is Provel a white cheese? I've not heard of it and it sounds great.

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          violetseverine Feb 10, 2011 09:40 AM

          Yes It's a white processed cheese used in St Louis.

          Here's the wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provel_c...

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        Chief Seattle Apr 28, 2010 04:35 PM

        Good luck. I have no idea where you could get that. I do miss Emo's.

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          kmacjp Apr 20, 2010 11:35 AM

          I don't know, but Cooks Country magazine recently had a recipe for St. Louis Pizza. It included a way to make a Provel substitute.

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