Make your favorite meals with the flavor, creamy texture and richness of real cheddar cheese. Emergency Essentials Freeze-Dried Shredded Cheddar Cheese re-hydrates easily and even melts like fresh cheese. It has been prepared and packaged for long-term storage so you can use it now or many years from now. Cheddar cheese is a delicious addition to chili, soup, pizza, tacos, garlic bread, biscuits, baked with macaroni, sandwiches, a topping for a baked potato or other vegetables, really anywhere you would normally use cheese. It also makes a great snack!