pimento cheese


Definition of pimento cheese

: a Neufchâtel, process, cream, or occasionally cheddar cheese to which ground pimientos have been added

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Where to Eat Make haste for Chef Edouardo Jordan’s Junebaby, the Southern restaurant that’s full of delicious surprises like pickled grapes, and crackly housemade saltines with pimento cheese. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "The Best New Places to Eat, Stay, and Play in Seattle," 10 Jan. 2019 Its signature butter biscuits — served with a spread of jam, maple butter and pimento cheese — are as good as advertised. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 There are plenty of menu staples like a fried chicken buttermilk biscuit with red pepper jelly and the signature omelet stuffed with Benton’s bacon and pimento cheese. Jennifer Bradley Franklin, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Brunch Places in Atlanta," 21 Aug. 2018 South of the Mason-Dixon, pimento cheese is a comfort food staple. Amanda Greene, Woman's Day, "12 Beloved Regional American Foods," 27 Oct. 2010 The place is open until 3 a.m. Joella's Hot Chicken The chicken, yes, but the creamy, crispy, can't-stop-eating this, better-order-one-to-go moment is the chicken and pimento cheese sandwich. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here are all the new fried chicken restaurants in Indianapolis," 6 July 2018 The spicy chicken sandwich ($16) is a better option between bread, largely thanks to pimento cheese and the inclusion of pickles. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Restaurant Review: Detroit's Empire Kitchen & Cocktails has no clothes," 12 July 2018 To serve, top bun with burger patty, pimento cheese, onions, pickles and mayonnaise. Kathryn Gregory, The Courier-Journal, "Celebrate Fourth of July with these Louisville chef throwback recipes," 2 July 2018 These pack braised beef, pimento cheese and Wickles pickles between two adorably miniature buns. Andy Staples, SI.com, "Turnaround Artist Dave Clawson and Wake Forest Are Cooking With Gas Now," 4 June 2018

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First Known Use of pimento cheese

1910, in the meaning defined above

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