A decidedly Southern spread with Northern roots, pimento cheese is a simple mix of Cheddar, red bell pepper and mayonnaise that can be found on sandwiches from work sites to garden parties across the 16 states below the Mason-Dixon line This recipe came to The Times from the Charleston, S.C.-bred cookbook authors and occasional contributors to The Times Matt Lee and Ted Lee.
I am a huge fan of pimento cheese spread and grilled cheese sandwiches made with it. I like a little kick in mine and have even put a very well drained can of rotel tomatoes in it. So this recipe is right up my alley. Jalapeno Pimento Cheese