pimento cheese


Definition of pimento cheese

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

Examples of pimento cheese in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Palmetto Cheese, which calls itself the top-selling pimento cheese in the U.S., also has begun rebranding to remove the image of Vertrella Brown, a Black cook who popularized the product, from the packaging. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Cream of Wheat to remove Black chef mascot from the box as it updates imagery in wake of calls for racial equality," 26 Sep. 2020 Rumors are that Chick-fil-A is testing a new chicken sandwich topped with pimento cheese, but that's not being sold nationwide just yet. Jordan Valinsky, CNN, "6 new mouth-watering fast-food items," 19 Sep. 2020 For extra cheesiness, insiders know to order it with pimento cheese, yielding a ridiculously unctuous bite. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Places to grab a to-go cheeseburger in Southlake on National Cheeseburger Day," 18 Sep. 2020 Continuing the pimento theme, chef Stu Plush of The Kitchen & Bar at Bardstown Bourbon Co. is making the most of the fresh corn and tomatoes from this time of year with pimento cheese and corn fritters with a spicy tomato bacon jam and pickled okra. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "A Kentucky Derby like no other. Here are some fall-inspired twists on classic Derby dishes," 1 Sep. 2020 Chef Ming Pu of Brooklyn & the Butcher, 148 E. Market St., New Albany, suggests a pimento cheese and squash casserole. Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "A Kentucky Derby like no other. Here are some fall-inspired twists on classic Derby dishes," 1 Sep. 2020 The kit also includes an heirloom tomato salad, a Klug Farm grape pie kit and snacks like pimento cheese, avocado dip and masa chips. Erin Hegarty, chicagotribune.com, "‘Top Chef’ winner Stephanie Izard bringing meal kits and grilling to Naperville’s Solemn Oath brewery," 1 Sep. 2020 For adding a dash or two to macaroni and cheese and pimento cheese 5. Patricia S York, Southern Living, "How To Make the Best Bread-and-Butter Pickles," 28 Aug. 2020 Let cool slightly, and then halve them and spread with pimento cheese. Kate Krader, Bloomberg.com, "Biscuits Emerge as The Summer’s Key to a Better Sandwich," 27 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of pimento cheese

1910, in the meaning defined above

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30 Sep 2020

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“Pimento cheese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pimento%20cheese. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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