How to Grow Pimento?

Answer The pimento pepper, or Capsicum annuum, is a mild, sweet red chili pepper with a low rating on the Scoville scale. These small, heart-shaped peppers do well in container or home gardens because the... Read More »

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What is pimento cheese?

Hailing from the South, pimento cheese is a popular, zesty sandwich spread. Pimento cheese is typically made from sharp cheddar cheese, mayonnaise and pimento peppers, but there are many variations... Read More »

How to Identify a Pimento Pepper?

Pimento peppers are sweet peppers often used for canning and pickling. To ensure that you have correctly identified the pepper, cut a small piece and taste it. Similar varieties peppers may meet t... Read More »

Can you freeze pimento cheese?

Pimento cheese cannot be frozen due to the ingredients used to make the cheese spread. Pimento cheese spread contains salad dressing which separates when frozen and the ingredients will not combine... Read More »

Can pimento cheese be frozen?

While semi-hard and hard cheeses freeze well, cream and cottage cheeses do not freeze as well. Although it depends on the recipe, most pimento cheeses contain cream cheese, making the cheese less t... Read More »