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What's most remarkable about this yellow skim-milk curiosity (besides its opaque jiggliness) is its extremely low fat content (1 percent) and absence of animal rennet. Milder in flavor than it is in funk, you'll still notice a similarity to limburger. It's frequently flavored with caraway seeds, and some claim to drink it melted in beer steins, but the most common preparation is handkase mit muzik, marinated in oil, vinegar, and onions. The music allegedly plays during digestion.
It's $4.99 for a seven-ounce package of Landsberg Hankase at Gene's Sausage Shop, 4750 N. Lincoln, 773-728-7243.