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    Cheddar Cheese is the Perfect Ingredient

    Cheddar cheese is one of the most popular types of cheeses of all time and it is absolutely my favorite. Did you know, the orange color of cheese dates back to the 16th century England when cheesemakers would pass off a lower quality of cheese by adding saffron, then eventually, ANNATTO. In former times, only affluent Cheddar lovers could afford the expensive full-cream cheeses with its creamy-yellow color. By adding the coloring agent, cheesemakers could take low-fat cheese and sell it as full-fat cheese.  It is the fat that gives the color to the cheese. ANNATTO is derived from the seeds of the Achiote tree, which is native to tropical…