There I said it and I'm not ashamed.
I really love american cheese and I don't care who knows it.
I stopped eating it the last few years because of all the strange chemically sounding names on the ingredient list. A little while ago though, I started to wonder if I could just make it at home. A quick google search later and sure enough, I had a pretty simple recipe in my hands. And guess what? Homemade american cheese is even better than the store bought stuff. I'll never buy a package of Kraft singles again!
Here's the recipe I followed. The only modification was that I used Cheddar instead of Colby.
I also cured some jalapeño's and made a jalapeño grilled cheese, which is an awesome combo is you've never tried it.
Salty, spicy and delicious!