Oh, pistachios! These little green, crunchy nuts ar  beloved around the world and enjoyed cracked fresh from the shell or in a whole plethora of delicious home-cooked recipes. These are just a few of those spectacular options, ranging from delicious savory main courses to absolutely decadent desserts! Wake up to a spectacular batch of pistachio-topped waffles, or finish off your night with a rich cream-topped pistachio cake.  All pistachio-paved roads lead to a delicious meal!

Lemon Pistachio Biscotti (from The Larissa Monologues)

Lemon Pistachio BiscottiChicken Pistachio Salad with Lime-Balsamic Dressing

Carrot, Orange & Pistachio Cake (from Dear Love Blog)

Carrot, Orange & Pistachio Cake

Pecorino Pistachio Pesto (from Flyin' Food)

Pecorino Pistachio Pesto

Coconut and Pistachio Coated Date Desserts (from The Silk Road Gourmet)

Coconut and Pistachio Coated Date Desserts

Pistachio Pear Ice Cream (from Paper and Stitch)

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Pistachio Baklava (from Food Endeavors of the Blue Apocalypse)

Pistachio Baklava

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Waffles (from For the love of food!)

Chocolate Chip and Pistachio Waffles