Is pimiento cheese ‘the paste of the South’ or ‘the caviar of the South’?

Pimiento cheese / Duke’s Kitchen

It depends on whom you ask. Historians call homemade pimiento cheese — a mayonnaise-based sharp cheddar spread or dip — “the paste of the South,” perhaps because its low cost has helped to sustain residents in…

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Oh, no! Peach ice cream may be headed for the endangered-foods list.

Ginger Peach Ice Cream / Credit: Pillsbury

Golfers went into a tizzy when the 2022 Masters Tournament announced that the event wouldn’t include its signature snack, Georgia Peach Ice Cream Sandwiches, because of “supply-chain issues.”

It was further evidence of a sad trend: Peach ice…

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Janice Harayda

Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book columnist for Glamour and book editor of The Plain Dealer.