pimento cheese

noun

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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web What could be tastier than classic pimento cheese—the caviar of the South? Christopher Michel, Country Living, 12 Dec. 2022 It’s a bakery space-slash-tasting menu spot featuring playful yet technical dishes like togarashi cannelé with pimento cheese. Kate Kassin, Bon Appétit, 27 Sep. 2022 Boone’s is a good spot to lunch or take in the setting sun over the city’s skyline while enjoying pimento cheese fritters and neat pours of whiskey (2205 Northside Drive NW). Mike Jordan, WSJ, 17 Sep. 2022 Recipes are available on the Dale’s website and in the Dale’s Seasoning cookbook, which includes old recipes from the restaurants as well as contributions from customers, who use it in everything from pimento cheese to Bloody Marys. Bob Carlton | Bcarlton@al.com, al, 16 July 2022 There’s a beloved spot in my college town that even adds bacon to the mix, with an option to add pimento cheese to its BLT. Maddy Sweitzer-lamme, Bon Appétit, 3 Aug. 2022 Jo Malone, Drunk Elephant, and beauty products in general, print magazines, Zingerman’s pimento cheese, room temperature salad. Riza Cruz, ELLE, 27 July 2022 And the pimento cheese’s peppery creamy thing played well with the bird. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 22 June 2022 Starters: two kinds of hand pies — tamarind-chicken and pizza — plus kimchee pimento cheese and house chips. Carol Deptolla, Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pimento cheese was in 1910

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“Pimento cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pimento%20cheese. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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