Please note: I received free pistachio samples from the Pistachio Health Institute mentioned in this post. By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
In-shell pistachios + CranBacon Cheese Ball + rice crackers + iced green tea
To make this pairing, combine 100g of chevre (goat cheese) with about 3 Tbsp of bacon bits (save a strip or two from your Sunday bacon and eggs and chop finely) and 3 Tbsp of chopped dried cranberries. Form into 6 small balls with your hands. Cover and refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight.
To make the tea, add 3 cups of boiled water (let it sit a few minutes after boiling) to 2 green tea bags in a pitcher. Steep for about 4 minutes, remove the teabags and add 3-4 cups of cold water. Refrigerate or add ice cubes to get desired coolness.
To serve, plate about 10 in-shell pistachios with 3-4 plain rice crackers, 1 cheese ball, and a glass of iced green tea, enjoy!
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