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Sargento Cheese Taste-Off

Disclosure: As part of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program, I received a $25 American Express gift card to purchase Sargento Cheese and a processed cheese for comparison. 

Before we get too far with this cheese-off, I have to admit that the whole idea seemed a little hilarious to me.  Do people really confuse processed cheese with “real” cheese?  Can they not tell the difference?  I mean, you can tell which cheese is the processed slice above just by looking – it’s the one with the plasticky shine to it.

We had Trader Joe’s Whole Wheat Squares in the pantry (their version of Triscuits) and I totally forgot we had grapes in the fridge, so instead of a cheese snack tray, I kind of just ended up with cheese and crackers.  Which isn’t bad at all.  I went to Vons for this cheese trip, but all I really found were pre-sliced packages of cheese – does Sargento even make block cheese?  I picked up some baby swiss, sharp cheddar, muenster, and then “American” slices.

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