Cheese straws are a southern staple and considered Mississippi's best cheese-based recipe, according to CheeseRank website.
Cheese straws are a southern staple and considered Mississippi's best cheese-based recipe, according to CheeseRank website. John Mutrux Kansas City Star/File
Cheese straws are a southern staple and considered Mississippi's best cheese-based recipe, according to CheeseRank website. John Mutrux Kansas City Star/File

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Say cheese: Cheese straws reign in the Magnolia State

June 07, 2016 10:56 AM

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