This is the ultimate pimiento cheese recipe. What makes this pimiento cheese better than average? Besides not using cream cheese, which is something the southern-raised experts in our test kitchens felt strongly about, this recipe calls for beating the cheese mixture to make it smoother and more spreadable. According to them, it’s hard to beat too long. Combine that technique with a little extra prep—grating your own cheese makes all the difference here—and a few non-traditional...
Ingredients 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 4 ounces diced pimentos, drained 1/2 teaspoon dried mustard How to Make It With an electric mixer, mix the cheddar cheese and cream cheese together. Mix for 2-3 minutes. Add …