You can keep it in the fridge for up to a week, so you can make it in advance for a party or just snack on it all week long. Great for family get together’s of any type. Mix it until totally combined (if you have a few lumps from the cream cheese, no problem; you won't see them later! It doesn’t add much of a spicy hot taste in this amount, just flavor. Add the Cheddar and Monterey Jack and mix gently until combined. Wonder if there’s a substitute? Hi Steve, She made hers similarly, Do you have any foods that you just thought were “soooooooo gross” growing up, but then you get to be an adult and you find out that this food is, in fact, is completely delicious? © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. ★☆ Adding it doesn’t give it a sweet taste, but just enhances the flavor. Southerners have it 100% right. Follow along below for the pimento cheese recipe with my notes, tips and tricks below. Add the Cheddar and Monterey Jack and mix gently until combined. Saved your recipe–looks Super good! Duke’s prefered. Any time I serve this, people just beg for the recipe. You can chill the pimento cheese and serve it right out of the dish as a dip. Appreciate your spiritual thoughts and insights. https://www.thepinningmama.com/homemade-pimento-cheese-recipe This ingredient shopping module is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page. Whatever you add, do so in very small amounts at one time. Pimento cheese is just a combination of cheddar, cream cheese, mayo, spices, and the key ingredient, pimento peppers. Now, before you add the cheese, mix up the previous few ingredients. If you like a little kick, I say 100% go for the jalapeno version, but if you are making for a crowd or have kids eating it (my son LOVES it and regularly requests grilled cheese sandwiches with it!) Pimento Cheese, made with Hoop Cheese – You’ll need these ingredients. Pimento peppers aren’t frequently found fresh but are sold jarred in most grocery stores. Cook, stirring, for a minute or two, then pour in the warmed stock. It will only take a minute or two for you to leave your comments in the section below. Your email address will not be published. Raise the heat and bring it to a boil. We’ve exchanged a few twitter messages in the past and I knew you’d be saddened by Charlie Daniels passing. You must have known that I just bought all these ingredients to make me some pimento cheese. Pimento Cheese Recipe Pioneer Woman. 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce Sharp Cheddar and Pepper Jack Looks absolutely delicious! It is delicious! And as far as what you can do with it? Place the cheese in an airtight container and refrigerate for at least two hours so the flavors can meld. Unless you want to add something else. Oh, and a side note: I saved the rest of the can of chipotles in a plastic zipper bag in the fridge. You can always add more to get it tasting perfect for you. The red rind is used in the process of making the Hoop Cheese. Just saying. If you just want the quick version you can scroll to the bottom of the post for the recipe card. That’s how I’ll try it I think! Cheese I find in the grocery stores are a sad substitute. Raise the heat and bring it to a boil. Serve hot! We sold it in my uncle’s store growing up in WV. Mary Ellen. Thank you for this treat. I read every one! This is also optional, but I like the slight tangy taste it can add. You can add any ol’ cheese (or combination of cheeses) that you’d like! Add 1/4 teaspoon of Black Pepper. One question: Do the pimientos come already chopped in the jar? Super versatile. Never heard of adding sugar or vinegar. Totally your choice on the sugar and the vinegar. You can easily make this with either regular or sharp cheddar cheese if you can’t find the Hoop Cheese. But, if you don’t have Hoop Cheese where you live, feel free to substitute a good cheddar cheese of your choice. Saved by Margaret Vaughan. My friends insisted I had to try it, and so I did and I have never looked back. I’ll use it for any number of things in the coming days: Mixing it with mayo, adding a little to mac-and-cheese, spiking salsa, etc. Great for sandwiches, as a dip, or spread it on crackers or celery sticks. Well, now I’m rambling! Add the scallion whites and garlic to the pot to cook in the residual bacon fat. You don’t need to save the liquid, just toss it. In a large bowl, stir together mayonnaise, pimientos, onion, Worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce. Drain and discard liquid from the jar of Pimento’s. Regardless of when I read it, it usually takes me back to simpler times in my life as well. Then you’ll need that, too. ★☆ Grate the cheese. So my inner kid still wonders… What the heck is this stuff and why is it neon orange? Enjoy! Can’t wait to make this recipe! Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, Dijon, adobo, and black pepper in the bowl of an electric mixer. Gouda I will make it soon and add some diced pickled jalapenos for a little kick of heat. Stir well. It’s made of wax, easily removable, and not to be eaten. Just mix in the dill, then use a rubber spatula to give it all a couple of final stirs, just to make sure it’s all mixed evenly. Thank you for sharing your recipes, your stories and your positivity. If adding Salt, add it gradually in very small amounts. I’m Kimber. Ready to give our recipe a try? Add 1/2 teaspoon of Worcestershire Sauce. That was our dinner! Loved your ‘Charlie Story’. Cook until the liquid is all absorbed, about 5 minutes, then stir in the cream cheese, pimentos, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, adobo, mustard, salt and pepper to taste and half of the reserved bacon. Here’s the handy dandy printable. Add Black Pepper. I’ll stop there, but you get the drift. It’s also good to use as a dip with crackers or to spread on pieces of celery. 1/2 teaspoon Sugar – optional Pat Braswell – Stanley NC (outside of Gastonia NC).