Before we jump into the Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party, I want to share a simple appetizer or sandwich spread depending on how you want to devour it: Pimento Cheese.
Yes, you can buy this pre-made in the store for about $3 for a 5 ounce jar. Or you can whip it up for yourself and adjust the the amount of peppers and consistency to your preference.
Southerners are going to look at this recipe in horror – cream cheese instead of mayonnaise?! YES! This makes it thicker and great for stuffing in celery or bell peppers or shaping into a ball (or a pumpkin shape for Halloween) for a simple appetizer served with crackers. Or thin it a bit more to use as a sandwich spread, or even more to make it a dip. You can thin it with milk, the juice from the peppers or mayonnaise depending on the flavoring you want.
If you’d like to read more about the fascinating history of this spread, pop over to Serious Eats to learn how this dish has evolved from the marriage of two processed foods in the 1870’s to a Southern staple. Seriously, it was interesting and he did a lot of research!
In case you are wondering why my pimentos are orange instead of read it is because I used my Homemade Roasted Peppers, which happened to be orange the last time I made them.
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Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
Dina from Savvy in the Kitchen, Maria from Maria Magdalena Living Ideas, Danielle from Creatively Homespun, Audrey from That Recipe, and Ashley from Forgetful Momma are our co-hosts for October.
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We would love to have you link up to three of your old or new food posts!
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- PLEASE follow the hosts and co-hosts of this party through one of their social media listed below. They visit your post, leave a comment, and pin your post. Just pick one (or more) of the options below and please follow them.
**Tammy from Creative K Kids (Blog)**
**Dina from Savvy in the Kitchen**
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**Danielle from Creatively Homespun (Blog)**
**Ashley from Forgetful Momma (Blog)**
**Audrey from That Recipe (Blog)**
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Until next time, happy eating.