this stuff is too expensive to buy ready made and thank you for this another great recipe! Yum! I can tell by the way you articulate what types of flavors you like that I too will like this particular recipe. Thank you for sharing your recipes with us! Not all pimento cheese recipes include cream cheese, but it just doesn’t taste right to me without it. ), This recipe looks delicious! ), I have never liked pimento cheese but my husband loves it so thought I d try to make it. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Thank you for sharing, Amy. However, sometimes, it's really because they make it better than everyone else. 1/4 cup garlic powder Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth and fluffy. This version is ridiculously good; fluffy a little bit sweet and great addition of pickle and garlic. Thank you! The combination of spices gave it a more intense flavor than store-bought pimento cheese which I personally loved. I did up the amount of cheese from 2 cups to 2 and a half cups (because I really wanted cheesy flavor) and I added celery seeds. It used to come in little glass jars; we stuffed our celery with it and put it on the relish tray for company. Here are a few favorites: This pimento cheese is the best! That is the go to Southern ingredient, I am not from the south but I use it all the time. choosing a selection results in a full page refresh. Thanks. I had a grilled pimento cheese spread sandwich the other day....it was the BOMB-DIGITY! Thanks Tom! It's also a great snack at night. I,too, have been eating my mother’s And my pimento cheese since I was a picky eater child! Affiliate details ». Thanks Tom! Thanks for your review. Worked perfect. I live in Alabama and I could honestly care less what type of mayonnaise you use(Hellman’s for me). I just don't like the packaged shredded cheese bought in stores. I like this one. Our kids love taking it to school in their lunches. I use pickle relish, maybe some onion, occasionally some chopped pecans, plus the pimentos, and I like to grate my own cheese. Transfer the mixture to a smaller serving bowl. Can be used as an appetizer!My grandmother always spread some Pimento cheese inside celery stalks for her relish tray. Great recipe! Stir in the pickle relish and pimentos. Beat the mixture together with a hand mixer, your stand mixer, or by hand with a sturdy wooden spoon or spatula. Imagine my surprise when this cheese turned out better than theirs! I just never like any better than this. Mayonnaise lends a silky texture and some key flavor. I find it’s best to make a day ahead so the flavors can marinate. This recipe was really flavorful and spicy and rivaled the pimento cheese I've had in restaurants. can you use velvetta cheese instead of American cheese? Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Please let me know how your pimento cheese turns out in the comments! 339 calories; protein 12.9g 26% DV; carbohydrates 9.9g 3% DV; fat 28g 43% DV; cholesterol 80.5mg 27% DV; sodium 655mg 26% DV. I didnt have any more jalapenos so I used a serono pepper…its awesome…cudos to Dukes btw best mayo in a jar…. You’ll hardly tell a difference. Most people won't think twice about serving basic cornbread when is on the table. Hi Fawn, this is meant as a dip. Try some of these cheese inspired recipes. Definitely a household staple now and will be on my list of easy party recipes. Can't wait to make again. Another liquified? to Kate and Cookie from Kathy and Cookie (kitty), I only use a block of velveeta cheese and pimentos and mayonnaise its amazing. I like it best served as a sandwich with a big bowl of my homemade chili. (You will not be subscribed to our email newsletter. I dont understand why more people have not left ratings for this award winning cheese. So delicious!! Yummy. (adapted from C... Pimento cheese fitters Thanks for sharing. Familiar and exotic at the same time, Birdie’s Pimento Cheese is wildly curious about this southern tradition. What in the world happened to the 31 days of July? I agree, altho I sometimes use finely grated mild cheddar in mine. My best friend is coming from Raleigh and she loves it so I decided to surprise her when she gets here. Now in B.C. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. It was terrific and made me, my husband, and adult daughter happy happy. I have all of my recipes kept like that and it's so easy to go to when I need one! Hi! If you’re from the Midwest, rest assured that pimento cheese has nothing to do with pimento loaf. I made this cheese spread, yum. Don’t buy pre-shredded cheese, which is coated in powder that mutes the flavor and interferes with its creamy texture. I am going to make some of this today. Our kids can't get enough of it. to keep it from clumping up. If it’s Southern, it’s gotta be Dukes. I made this recipe and he said it’s the closest he’s come to finding the magic Augusta pimento cheese!!! Now, I know we all think our mothers or grandmothers or whatever made the best this or that and to us they did or still do. However, sometimes, it's really because they make it better than everyone else. This recipe yields a large amount of pimento cheese spread (about 3 ½ cups). Thank you for your review, Dawn. Pimento cheese sandwiches are delicious! At first i was never a member to this website because i would just print off the recipe and make it. Very easy to make, much cheaper than buying it and it’s delicious. I made this pimento cheese exactly to recipe (no jalapeños). Loved the jalepeno addition. So FREAKING GOOD!!!! Amount is based on available nutrient data. I have tried making it with mayonnaise and she is right, it's not as good for some reason. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Pimento peppers are even more mild than red bell peppers. This recipe was really flavorful and spicy and rivaled the pimento cheese I've had in … Yes you can. I’m using old fashioned Hoop Cheese, but you can substitute with cheddar if you like. You saved Tom's Sweet Pimento Cheese to your. So, I came up with my own pimento cheese recipe. Freshly made, homemade pimento cheese tastes far superior to store-bought options. Dog lover. Thanks so much for the recipe. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. Info. A combination of garlic powder and onion powder lend subtle and irresistible savoriness. Came across this as I searched for a sauce to drizzle on or dip fried green tomatoes. It is just whatever you grew up on. Be sure to buy a delicious extra-sharp variety so the cheddar flavor shines above all else.