Tag Archives: Pistachios

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

One of my favorite combinations, pears and blue cheese, makes for a pretty terrific salad, too, with pistachios and dried cherries and red onion. The sherry vinegar and zippy mustard vinaigrette isn’t too, too bad, either. Paired with a baked … Continue reading

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My Take on Waldorf Salad

As was made extremely plain in a 30+ year old episode of Fawlty Towers; a Waldorf Salad is: apples, celery, walnuts, and mayonnaise. Except, when it’s not. My Waldorf Salad has apples, sure. And celery. But then I go a … Continue reading

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Layered Pistachio Dessert

Catchy name, no? But… that really is what this is; a layer of walnut pastry, topped with a layer of  cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar whipped together with some cool whip, then a layer of pistachio pudding; all topped with … Continue reading

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Better! Crunchy Ramen Salad

You may recall when I made Chrissy Teigen’s Ramen Noodle Salad. It was wicked tasty, but my sister kinda freaked out about using three seasoning packets from the ramen noodles to make the dressing – all that sodium! So, how … Continue reading

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Parsley Pistachio Pesto

So, we’ve done pesto, and heck, we’ve done pesto made with parsely. There’s also a very nice basil and walnut pesto for spreading on top of naan with tomatoes and fresh mozz before tossing on the grill. This time, there’s … Continue reading

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