(pih STASH ee oh) The seed of the fruit of a small evergreen tree. Two colors -- red and green -- usually are associated with pistachio nuts. The thin, oval shell, which is split at one end, is naturally beige, but often is dyed bright red. Inside, the pistachio, which is usually about 1/2 inch long, has a paper-thin brown skin and a distinctive green to yellow flesh. Pistachios have a mildly sweet flavor similar to that of almonds.
Pistachio Nut Stars
For Christmas, star-shape cutout cookies are popular around the world. These sandwich cookies, made with pistachio nuts in the dough, are filled with strawberry jam and layered off-center for decorator appeal.
Grilled Curried Chicken Cutlets Over Asian Rice-Noodle Salad
Although great with the curried chicken, the cucumber, mint, and pistachio nut noodle salad would also make a fantastic side dish for grilled meat or fish.
Bake this moist cake for a potluck and it will be the talk of the party. Pistachio pudding mix colors the cake batter bright green.
Fruitwash Stickers Turn to Soap as You Clean Your Produce
courtesy of Amron Experiential It’s the little annoyances in life that drive us crazy: Pistachio shells that just won’t pry open. Yogurt that always—always!—sprays us when we open a new container. Trying to peel those little stickers
World Leader Dissed for Over-the-Top Ice Cream Budget
government spending cuts loom, reports The New York Times . A couple grand will buy you a lot of fancy “artisanal” pistachio , which appears to be Netanyahu’s favorite flavor, according to the Times . (Mrs. Netanyahu is reportedly a fan of French vanilla.) The
Chocolate (& Other) Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes
the recipe, dough should be rolled out to 1/8 to 1/4 of an inch thick; not "inch thick," as written.) Chocolate Pistachio Heart Cookies Here's a chocolate version of heart-shaped cookies. For a nice presentation, alternate these with jam cutouts. And unless
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies with Toffee Bits for Garrett and Brian’s Wedding
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Caramelized White Chocolate Pistachio Brownie with Strawberry Balsamic Swirl and the Meals on Wheels Star Chefs and Vintners’ Gala Fundraiser
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Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies for Christmas
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Nuts About Nuts
butter and other condiments and sauces. Often, it's the crunch that counts in desserts. Tempt us with praline cheesecake, pistachio gelato, chocolate almond pie and cinnamon peanut brittle. Don't overlook baked goods like macadamia blondies, hazelnut