I expressed an unpopular opinion on twitter and facebook the other night. Honestly, I knew the backlash would come.
I asked – what is the appeal of The Princess Bride?
Eeep, I know, what was I thinking? It was early in, I was a little distracted (this was my first time seeing it!), and it did get better as I started to give it my full attention. I laughed out loud several times.
While I did have a couple replies that said they felt the same, most joked that “I can’t even look at you now” and “I don’t know if I can be friends with you”. Several clever people simply said “As you wish.”
People love their pirates, princesses and giants.
I promised to watch again soon, while not doing anything else. Oh, and from the beginning. We missed the several minutes.
On to something I liked the very first time…
These tarts are one of those recipes I cannot wait to make again, we all liked them that much! The garlic onion pistachio filling is one I keep thinking of, coming up with new ways to use it.
Although ‘by the spoonful’ is a good choice.
These have such amazing flavors, people that actually like turkey may not miss it. I only wish I had thought of these years ago – I’ve never eaten turkey.
savory garlic pistachio spread
vegan, gluten free
1/2 cup raw pistachios, shelled and soaked
1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked
1 or 2 small garlic cloves, minced*
1 tablespoon onion powder
sea salt to taste
water as needed
*I used 2 garlic cloves, they were small, and I like garlic.
Combine soaked pistachios and cashews in food processor, blend until almost creamy. While blending, add garlic, onion powder and salt. Add water as needed to reach desired consistency, 1 tablespoon at a time. For this recipe, I wanted it thick enough to pipe into tart shells, and used 2 tablespoons.
garlic pistachio cranberry tarts:
Cook packaged (vegan!) tart shells according to package. Pipe (about 2 tablespoons) garlic pistachio spread into each, and top with (about a tablespoon) ginger cranberry sauce. These are great served warm or room temperature.
Do you love The Princess Bride?