As we live in the Midwest, there are not as many opportunities for eating pimento cheese as I would like. I didn’t try it until just a few years ago, when my family was on a little trip to Kentucky, and now I gravitate towards it when I find it on a menu. Unfortunately, it’s not on many menus here in the middle of Illinois. Yes I know it’s a relatively simple thing to make for myself at home (cheese, mayo, and pimentos), but there are a lot of things that are simple to make at home that I also like to order from a menu.
I leapt at the opportunity to have it in grilled cheese form when I saw it was the special at Martinelli’s Market last week. For $9.95, I got this hearty-sized sammie with delightfully melty pimento cheese in the middle. It was simple and satisfying. The Greek orzo salad was an add-on from their deli case.
I’m also a regular consumer of the pimento cheese app at Watson’s, which is also a simple delight with saltines, pickles, and a big scoop of pimento cheese to spread on the crackers.
Am I missing another spot to get this delightfully delicious item?