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Old 02-18-2011, 05:44 PM   #1
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Pimento Cheese

One of the very best things is it's versatility. The basis is Cheddar. Different Cheddars make different flavors.

The one I've been using lately is Colby/Jack. I started adding Parmesan for the bite/kick, and softened cream cheese plus any fancy cheeses I happened to have on hand.

Add a jar of diced pimentos and juices (get all that flavor in there. I don't care what anybody says, it's ALL good.

Mix up with some plain old mayo and you're set.

Eat on homemade bread, or a multi grain bread or rye or toasted English muffin. Or how about warmed up as a quesadilly. YUM!

Heat up a can of cream of celery, asparagus, or chicken soup, and melt some pimento cheese in (yes, mayo and all) for a yummy cheese sauce. Add a little salsa, cayenne or nutmeg.

I'm going to make a Pimento Cheese quiche for dinner tonight with a biscuit crust.

But first I've got to make the Pimento Cheese
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Old 02-18-2011, 05:55 PM   #2
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:07 PM   #3
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Congrats on your 3000th post!

I love pimento cheese sandwiches with tomato. Mmmm...MMMM! Thank you for sharing the recipe!
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:29 PM   #5
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I love pimento cheese sandwiches with tomato. Mmmm...MMMM! Thank you for sharing the recipe!
Thank you! You're welcome!
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Yes ma'am!! I love me some pimento cheese!!!
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Old 02-18-2011, 09:06 PM   #7
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Pimento cheese burger - yum!
Pimento cheese made with roasted japs as well as pimento - yum!
Pimento cheese BLTs - yum
Pimento cheese on a spoon - yum!
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Ever had a jucy lucy with pimento cheese? YUM!
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Old 02-18-2011, 09:25 PM   #9
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Thanks for your ingredients. I'll have to give this a try. I have everything but the pimentos which I can pick up next time I'm out.
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Old 02-18-2011, 10:17 PM   #11
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I've had pimento cheese once...a pre-made one from the store and it was horrible.

Convince me it is good...
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Ever had a jucy lucy with pimento cheese? YUM!
Okay, what is that...I'm almost afraid to ask.
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Ever had a jucy lucy with pimento cheese? YUM!
I'll bite. What's a Juicy Lucy?
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Thanks for your ingredients. I'll have to give this a try. I have everything but the pimentos which I can pick up next time I'm out.
I like to keep it on hand. Nice for Chicken Ala King.
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Old 02-19-2011, 04:52 AM   #15
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a juicy lucy is a burger stuffed with cheese.


i've liked almost every cheese i've ever tried, including neighbors' ethnic versions made in their garages and basements, so i'd love to try a fresh pimiento cheese.

thanks zhi.
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a juicy lucy is a burger stuffed with cheese.


i've liked almost every cheese i've ever tried, including neighbors' ethnic versions made in their garages and basements, so i'd love to try a fresh pimiento cheese.

thanks zhi.
You're welcome. You can have fun with this. Asiago instead of Parm had a real bite to it.
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Old 02-19-2011, 05:05 AM   #17
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The Pimento Cheese I made last night had half Colby/Jack and half Swiss because I got lazy and didn't want to open another package of Colby/Jack.

I also used a half package of soft cream cheese and a 1/4C of grated Parm (3 cheese)


Because of the Swiss it wasn't especially good on HiHo crackers, but it will melt beautifully in the Quiche, then I'll add more Colby/Jack to whatever's left.
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I'll bite. What's a Juicy Lucy?
I works with any kind of cheese but pimento cheese takes it to another level!
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:42 AM   #19
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OOOOOOOOOOOoooooooh that looks YUMMY!
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Old 02-19-2011, 01:24 PM   #20
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I almost forgot about adding to scrambled eggs. That was divine.

Now MaMa, you've done wrecked my dinner plans. I can make one of those. I just thawed out a pound of hamburger and it's sitting next to the Pimento Cheese in the fridge. I've gotta do it. Later, though, I'm not hungry enough yet.

Thanks, though, it'll be a great dinner, and I can make the Pimento Cheese Quiche anytime.
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