Cheese, Peppers & Possibility: Pimento Cheese History & It's Connection to the South

Posted By Gracen Tilton @ Mar 11th 2021 3:53pm In: Charleston SC Real Estate

Let's talk about the South’s beloved spread, pimento cheese. While it's hard to imagine that this popular dish could be as highly appreciated by anyone other than Southerners, history shows that the birthplace of this dish was actually up North, in New York state. 

Pimento cheese can be found on many menus across the Lowcountry, but what is the history behind it + why is it so popular in the South?

Gracen Tilton | Marshall Walker Real Estate | 582 Rutledge Avenue | | 803-549-6318 


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