Pistachio Party in Old Town Clovis

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Don’t miss the final Friday night Farmer’s Market in Old Town Clovis. The season is closing with a Pistachio Party on Friday, September 27 from 5:30 -9 PM.

Experience live music, fresh produce, pistachio samples, and an appearance from Miss California.

After the Farmer’s Market, come by On the Edge Coffee House for live music and beverages.

Try these pistachio recipes, courtesy of Chef Jim Pacini:

Pistachio Cranberry Granola


4 cups                          Steel Cut Oats

1 ½ cups                      Raw Pistachios

¼ cup                           Pumpkin Seeds

1 ½ teaspoons             Cinnamon

½ teaspoon                  Sea Salt

½ cup                           Coconut Oil

½ cup                           Maple Syrup

1 tablespoon               Honey

2 tablespoons              Brown Sugar

2 teaspoons                 Vanilla

1                                  Egg White

1 cup                           Craisins


Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

Combine the oats, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, and sea salt in a large bowl.

Over medium heat cook the coconut oil, maple syrup, honey, and brown sugar until sugar dissolves and a smooth syrup develops.

Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla.

Pour over the oat mixture and stir to coat evenly.

Whisk the egg white until frothy (soft oats), fold into oat mixture.

Spread evenly onto a parchment lined baking sheet.

Bake 40-50 minutes until desired doneness.

Remove from oven and cool completely.

Break into clusters and add the craisins.

Store in an airtight container.


Pistachio Rub for Pork Tender Loin


4 cups                         Pistachios

2 tablespoons              Kosher Salt

1 teaspoon                  Black Pepper

1 teaspoon                  White Pepper

1 teaspoon                  Cayenne Pepper

1 teaspoon                  Ground Coriander

1 teaspoon                  Ground Garlic

1 teaspoon                  Ground Onion

½ teaspoon                  Ground Thyme

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until desired consistency.

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