Not Your Mother’s Pimiento Cheese

Lynne Tolley from Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House made Not Your Mother’s Pimiento . For more information about Miss Mary Bobo’s Boarding House in Lynchburg, or to make reservations, visit or call (931) 759-7394.

Southern Pimiento
( Makes about 4 cups)

1/2 pound (8 oz) mild yellow Cheddar , shredded (2 cups)

1/2 pound (8 oz) sharp white Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)

Dash Worcestershire sauce

Dash hot pepper sauce

1 jar (4 oz) diced pimientos, with juice

1/2 to 2/3 cup real mayonnaise

Pinch sugar

Blend the cheeses, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, pimientos, mayonnaise, and sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

You can use this spread in many different ways: on a burger, in deviled eggs, topping a baked potato, in cheese grits, in potato soup, in hushpuppies, in scrambled eggs, and in hundreds of other ways!


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