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All About Cheese

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What's the best cheese for maximum meltiness on a perfect cheeseburger? It ain't fancy, but American is our personal favorite. It's perfectly designed to ooze all over the patty... and boy, does it ever! Sure, you could opt for the fancier cheeses, but you might just wind up disappointed.

So we've teamed up with Wendy's® to talk with cheeseburger aficionados about what makes American cheese the classic choice.


Think you've got a cheeseburger as good as their new Bacon Portabella Melt with warm American cheese and real portabella mushrooms? Upload a pic and you could win $5,000 and a trip to NYC to compete in the Final Meltdown, judged by Fast Food Mania host Jon Hein!

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