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American cheese

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The Best Cheese Sauce Ever (Shake Shack Copycat) - The Food Charlatan

16 · 20 minutes · If you have ever obsessed over the cheese fries they have at Shake Shack, this easy homemade Cheese Sauce recipe is for you! A combination of fresh onions, jalapeños, and cheddar cheese bring the flavor, while heavy cream and American cheese make it rich and smooth. I am obsessed with it and have been putting it on everything! The best cheese sauce for fries, roasted potatoes, broccoli, asparagus, nachos, burgers, hot dogs, enchiladas, burritos, the list is endless!


  • 6 slices Jalapeno
  • 3/4 cup Onion
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp Peppercorn, whole
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp White wine vinegar
  • 8 oz 2 cups american cheese
  • 8 oz 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, sharp
  • 2 cups Heavy cream
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 2 tbsp White wine
DIY: Homemade American Cheese

53 · An easy recipe for making your own American Cheese at home!


Baking & Spices
  • 1/8 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 12 oz Colby cheese
  • 1 tbsp Dry milk, whole powder
  • 5/8 cup Whole milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp Gelatin, unflavored
  • 1 tbsp Water
What Is American Cheese, Anyway?

What's in American cheese? There's a lot of hysteria out there about it being "full of chemicals" and "not real cheese." This explainer helps set the record straight by discussing the ingredients, process, and regulations around those melty slices.

Velveeta Style American Cheese

3 · Velveeta style American cheese is a homemade version of the store bought staple. This recipe yields the same melty goodness you know and love but without any of the questionable ingredients and at less of a price.


Baking & Spices
  • 1/8 tsp Cream of tartar
  • 1/2 generous tsp Salt
  • 5/8 cup 2% milk
  • 12 oz Colby jack cheese
  • 1 tbsp Milk powder, nonfat
  • 1 1/2 tsp Gelatin, powdered
  • 1 tbsp Water
BLT Egg Bake

23 · 30 minutes · BLTs are a favorite at my house, so I created this recipe to combine those flavors into a warm, cozy casserole. It was such a hit, I served it to my church ladies group at a brunch I hosted. —Priscilla Detrick, Catoosa, Oklahoma


  • 12 Bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 Green onions
  • 1 Lettuce
  • 1 Tomato, medium
  • 4 Eggs, large
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 5 slices Bread, toasted
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 4 slices Process american cheese

Watch popular American cheese videos

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Grilled Cheese Four Ways
When I think of three types of my favorite pizzas, American Style Cheese Pizza recipe is definitely one of them - so cheesy! #cheese #cheesepizza #dinner @HelenaRecipesCom helenarecipes.com
The Creamiest Mac & Cheese