"American" Cheese


Although not completely raw it's pretty close and tastes excellent

cheese, cashews, pimentos

2 1/4 C boiling water
1/3 C Emes kosher jel or 2/3 c of agar flakes
1 C raw cashews
4 oz jar of pimentos strained
3 T nutritional yeast
2 T fresh lemon juice, strained
2 t onion powder
1 t paprika
2 t celtic sea salt
1/4 t garlic powder
1/4 t Frontier Mexican Fiesta Spice (optional)


Dissolve jel in boiling water. Process cashews with water and jel in blender
til very smooth. Add remaining ingredients and continue blending til very
smooth. Pour into a container and refrigerate. Can be sliced when firm.
For grating, freeze first and then grate while still paritally frozen. Will melt
when heated.
Emes kosher jel may be purchased through Country Life Natural Foods
800-456-7694 or www.clnf.org