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Italian-style aged provolone is a hard, sharp-flavored cheese used for grating. American-style semisoft Provolone is most often enjoyed in sandwiches.

American-style provolone is produced in the cheese factories of Wisconsin, and is typically sold in delis and supermarkets in a 9- to 12-pound (4 to 5.4 kg) tube intended for slicing. It resembles American-style mozzarella, and can be used on pizza and in lasagna and other casserole dishes.

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