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Marinated Cheese

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½ cup olive oil
½ cup white wine vinegar
1 (2oz) jar diced pimento, drained
3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
3 tbsp minced green onions
3 cloves garlic, minced
¾ tsp dried whole basil
½ tsp fresh group pepper
1 tsp sugar
½ tsp salt
1 (8 oz) pkg cream cheese, chilled
1 (8o\z) 5 ½ x 1 in block sharp cheddar, chilled.

Combine first 10 ingredients in a jar; cover tightly and shake vigorously. Set aside.

Cut block of cheddar cheese in half lengthwise. Cut crosswise into ½ inc thick slices; set aside. Repeat procedure with cream cheese.

Arrange cheese slices alternately in a shallow baking dish, standing slices on end.

Pour marinade over cheese slices. Cover and marinate in refrigerator at least 8 hours.

Transfer cheese slices to a serving platter in alternating fashion, reserving marinade.

Spoon marinade over cheese slices.

Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs, if desired. Serve with assorted crackers.

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