American cheese


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n American cheese hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England
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  • George F. Will
    “Pessimism is as American as apple pie. Frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.”


In literature:

Breakfast was at eight, consisting of American hot cakes, with marmalade or jam, cheese, fresh bread, and coffee or cocoa.
"The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2" by Roald Amundsen
Pineapple cheese, while of American origin, is really very much like English Cheddar cheese, except that it is harder.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Cream cheese, ordinary American cheese, or even cottage cheese finely mashed may be used for this purpose.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Mix 1/3 cup grated American cheese with creamed potatoes.
"The New Dr. Price Cookbook" by Anonymous
Put half an ounce of butter in a frying pan; when hot add gradually four ounces of mild American cheese.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
The American cheese of this name never amounted to much.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
Toast and then cut American cheese in slices one-fourth inch thick.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
American dairy cheese may be used instead of the Parmesan.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
As a rule, says an English exchange, no American cheese is well cured, and this is for want of suitable curing houses.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
You choice sample of mouldy American cheese!
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall

In poetry:

Said the World Bank skeleton
Cut down your trees
Said the I.M.F. skeleton
Buy American cheese
"Ballad Of The Skeletons" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

Adding a slice of American cheese to that burger adds 94 calories and 7 grams of fat.
The American grilled cheese sandwich, descended from the English "toastie," has been popular since the 1920s.
Let's Talk Food: No dish more American than macaroni and cheese.
1 piece of American cheese.
Lactalis American Group, one of the state's largest cheese producers, plans to increase mozzarella production from 7 to 31 million pounds a year.
2 1/2 slices American cheese, quartered (2.5 oz.).
Cup shredded American cheese (2 ounces).
Burger prices start at $8.79 for the Classic Cheeseburger with melted cheddar, the All-American Burger with American cheese, and the Blazing Onion Burger with grilled onions .
The 12-Stack Burger Burger Madness SoDo, $18.98 Twelve beef patties, each topped with a slice of American cheese.
What to Eat at the Pan American, Bringing Quinoa Macaroni and Cheese to Nolita.
Bobby Flay's Bar Americain in New York City features a rich special every Thursday: chicken cutlet, American triple cream cheese, Southern ham and arugula.
It's a given that most American kids love pizza, burgers, tacos, hot dogs, chicken fingers, and grilled cheese sandwiches.
View full size Provided photo The Best Burger in New York State: Ale 'N' Angus Pub's Syracuse Crunch-inspired Power Play Burger is an 8-ounce angus patty topped with strips of slow-cooked prime rib and American cheese.
From jelly beans to cheeseburgers and oddities like cottage cheese with ketchup, F&W reveals US presidents' food obsessions to the American public.
The typical American diet is high in fatty and processed meats and cheese.