1 pound sharp cheddar cheese, shredded1 (8oz) package cream cheese, at room temperature½ cup mayonnaise, or to taste1- 1 ½ teaspoons Tabasco1 (7oz) jar diced pimentos, undrained1 cup chopped pecans
Combine the cheddar and cream cheese in a food processor, pulsing to mix. Mix in the mayonnaise and Tabasco. Scrape into a mixing bowl and stir in the pimentos, their juice and the pecans. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers.
Source: Pecans, by Kathleen Purvis (A Savor The South Cookbook)
Lee Epting, a true Southern gentleman and possibly one of the South's finest entertainers, passed along Epting Events' recipe for their signature red velvet cupcakes with pecans. We consider ourselves quite lucky to be able to share it with you.