Dewey says it is an original recipe of her mother-in-law, Mary Dewey Davis.

2 (4-oz.) jars whole pimentos, drained, rinsed

1/2 medium onion, grated

6 hard-cooked eggs, grated

1 lb. mild cheddar cheese, finely grated

1/2 cup mayonnaise

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Finely chopped green onion tops

Salt and pepper to taste

1. Process the pimentos and onion in a blender for 2 seconds. Do not purée. Combine with the grated eggs and cheese in a bowl.

2. Add the mayonnaise and mix until of a spreading consistency. Stir in the lemon juice and green onion tops. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve as a spread for crackers or sandwiches.