Tag Archives: Pistachios

Broccoli Kale Basil Arugula Pesto (Quadruple Pesto), and a Tribute of a Sort

Before I get to this Quadruple Pesto, I need to talk about a few things. About two weeks ago, the Sunday after the bombings in Boston, I started to think about life in a whole new perspective.  It’s not a perspective … Continue reading

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Mixed Nut Baklava Success…Phyllo Fail.

If you love baklava, and love nuts, wait until you try this baklava with 4 different types of nuts aka Mixed Nut Baklava! Back in 2009, a friend and I were discussing my 1st Daring Bakers challenge hosting gig, trying to decide what I … Continue reading

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All Ovah Pavlova

Once upon a time there was a Russian ballerina named Anna. Mixing some edible pearl lustre dust with almond extract and painting it on the pavlovas caused some kind of chemical reaction that mottled the beautiful, smooth shells.  If you … Continue reading

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