I realize I probably don't have the right to make Philly's being southern and all, but my husband was born in Niagra Falls, NY, & grew up in PA. We found a place here in San Angelo, TX that actually made good Philly's. Then they changed cooks, and you know the rest. Through trial & tribulation, I finally found the right balance of ingredients and we all are very happy to have Philly's again. I also realize there are many ways to make a Philly, especially cheese wise, but this is my recipe & I make them several times a month. Hope you enjoy.