Emily Wallace wrote a thesis on pimento cheese, which resulted in her quitting pimento cheese. But she's back in the saddle, eating it in simple sandwiches (none of that cheesecake, sushi, or biscuit hoopla).
They say there are people in these hills who can soothe a burn by talking out the fire. But great, great uncle Carol lived in town. People drove from all points to see him until, in the end, he shared the secret words with my mother.