PIMENTO CHEESE Ingredients 10 ounces extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup mayonnaise, preferably homemade 1 (4-ounce) jar pimiento peppers 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon horseradish sauce (optional) To make your pimento cheese chunky-style, for spooning atop crackers, or digging into with a fork: Stir all ingredients together in a bowl, mashing with a fork. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Refrigerate for at least one hour and preferably overnight. To make your pimento cheese smooth, especially good for fancy piping and dipping: Increase mayonnaise to 3/4 of a cup. Combine all ingredients in a food processor, and puree until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Refrigerate for at least one hour and preferably overnight.