Often called the pâté of the south, pimento cheese has as many variations as there are home cooks in the region. Many recipes are very specific when it comes to ingredients: one may require Duke's mayonnaise; another may demand only oven-roasted red bell peppers. Some Southern chefs may spike their pimento cheese with a touch of bourbon. Asheville, NC-based Tupelo Honey Cafe's pimento cheese is different because they serve it warm with their homemade tortilla chips, a delicious take on the classic spread.
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