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What's a good cheese to put on a French Dip Beef Sandwich?

What's a good cheese to put on a hot French Dip Beef Sandwich?

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      1. none.

        ok how about Taleggio, bit firmer and a lot footier than brie

        1. A high quality Swiss ...

          1. In this order of preference.

            1. None.
            2. American
            3. Swiss
            4. Cheez Whiz

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            1. re: ipsedixit

              ipse: wouldn't #4 be a French Philly wit' jus 'n' WIT'?

              I did almost suggest that. or Provel (for those outside the ken it has little to do with provolone).

              1. re: hill food

                ipse: wouldn't #4 be a French Philly wit' jus 'n' wit'?
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                And, that would be bad, how? :-)

                1. re: ipsedixit

                  Is that Cheez Whiz stuff supposed to resemble the stuff they put on Arby's Beef & Cheddar sandwiches?

                  1. re: monku

                    monku, I believe it's vice versa. (see, Arby's can't even get that right)

                    1. re: hill food

                      Maybe that's why they filed for chapter 11 and are up for sale.

                    2. re: monku

                      Don't insult Cheez Whiz by comparing it to Arby's cheese sauce.

                      1. re: ipsedixit

                        Funny, I like Cheez Whiz, but not for me, for feeding fish on shallow reef dives. Fish love it. But below 30 feet, it doesn't have pressure to come out of the can.

                        1. re: Veggo

                          Cheez Whiz doesn't come in a spray can....you're thinking of Easy Cheese.
                          http://www.nabiscoworld.com/easy-cheese/

                          1. re: monku

                            It' better. It comes in a squeeze bottle. So much the better to control outgoing flow.

                             
                              1. re: Veggo

                                I prefer the actual thing. It adorns my living room wall, along with Warhol, Pollack and Dali.

                                1. re: ipsedixit

                                  I suppose it would pair well with Warhol's Campbell soup can.

                                  1. re: Veggo

                                    If Pollack was still around, he probably could've created edible art from it.

                                    1. re: ipsedixit

                                      Yeah, like the lickable wallpaper in Willy Wonka. Mmmm cheezy...

                                      1. re: ipsedixit

                                        And Alexander Calder could create some really tawdry mobiles from the empties.

                          2. re: ipsedixit

                            Both are a processed cheese sauce whatever that is.

                            1. re: monku

                              Fish are willing to overlook or foregive this deficiency.

                              1. re: Veggo

                                Give me a can of Cheez Whiz and some Spam and I'll outlive any creature during a nuclear winter.

                                1. re: ipsedixit

                                  Uu, nuclear winter sounds so harsh. I would rather dodge the Roentgen units in a hammock with a tropical drink. Can you do something to postpone the armageddon by 6 months or so?

                                  1. re: Veggo

                                    hey if I had a hammock in the Caribbean and a plentiful supply of tropical drinks I'd say bring on the Roentgen Units. I'll be OK sooner or later either way.

                        2. re: ipsedixit

                          nah, it would be good, just something I'd want to snarf in front of the TV. watching something like Cops only maybe on an International channel so I could also practice a bad accent of a foreign language.