Pimento Cheese

Pimento is a Southern favorite. Traditionally, it’s a cream or mayo and cheddar cheese blend, mixed with chopped slices of a specific red cherry pepper that’s extra sweet with a hint of spice. The dish took root in the Depression era, when it was a more affordable— but still delicious!— form of protein. Today, it’s a tasty sandwich or cracker topping.

This post was last updated on December 11, 2015