Lanier Competes In Annual State Heritage Cooking Contest
Anne Lanier of Choctaw County won first place and $150 in the 2018 Heritage Cooking Contest with her Bacon Pimento Cheese Bites. The annual contest is sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Federation Women's Leadership Division and highlights a specific commodity. For 2018, pork was the highlighted commodity.
Bacon Pimento Cheese Bites
2 packages 15 count Athens mini filo shells
15 bacon slices cooked crispy and crumbled
¾ cup prepared pimento cheese
½ cup Captain Rodney’s Boucan Glaze
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Fill each mini filo shell with 1 teaspoon pimento cheese. Make a well in each filled shell and add ½ teaspoon Captain Rodney’s Boucan Glaze. Top with bacon crumbles. Transfer to baking sheet and bake 5-8 minutes. Serve warm. Makes 30 appetizers. Tip: the filo shells are easier to work with if left in package while adding filling and then remove from package and place on baking sheet.