The chocolate, peanut, and sweet goo combination in this pie is reminiscent of a candy bar come to life, with an added air of sophistication from the molasses.
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Peanuts are a natural when it comes to beer-friendly snacks, as are salt and vinegar potato chips. This is an easy recipe that combines the two snacks into one.
Phan's version is relatively simple; crisp green papaya slivers mingle with pickled carrots, fried tofu, cucumbers, and celery. A dressing of potent fish sauce, vinegar, garlic, and chiles brings the vegetables together, and then the whole caboodle is topped with fried shallots and roasted peanuts. You will, of course, have find a good way to julienne a giant papaya, pickle carrots, fry both tofu and shallots, and mix it all together before dinner. It is no last-minute side dish, but you'll be happy to have put in the time.
These bars are a serious undertaking. But lucky for them, they are seriously delicious. Based on a bar with a similar name (and I'm sure you can figure out which), the combination of nougat, caramel and chocolate is as classic as it is crave-able.
These nuts are a key ingredient to many Burmese dishes (like Banana Flower Salad) and are worth roasting and chopping in bulk so you'll have them on hand.
A creamy, deeply peanutty scoop with the complex flavor of honey.
This hot and numbing cold noodle salad is a take on Dan Dan Mein, with spinach replacing a healthy portion of the noodles. The tangy and hot dressing slings wonderfully to the blanched leaves, delivering powerful and balanced flavor in every bite.
These pralines are similar in taste and texture to the outside of a Payday bar and, best of all, they're super simple to make.
Classic pico de gallo with a scattering of peanuts.
Planning on whipping up some hummus but don't have any tahini on hand? Let peanut butter come to your rescue!
[Photograph: Leela Punyaratabandhu] This is great smeared on crackers or as a sandwich spread. Feel free to adjust the seasoning to taste. The spread hardens somewhat once refrigerated. To resume its spreadable consistency, simply microwave it briefly or whisk in...
You can also add some herbs or spices to the sugar and salt mixture to create your own unique honey roasted peanuts. A teaspoon of cinnamon, ground ginger, or cayenne pepper would be nice....
These twice baked, crunchy chocolate cookies are liberally studded with peanuts.
I still have a soft spot for cold peanut noodles. These days, I make them with far fewer noodles and many more vegetables. Indeed, it's now more of a vegetable salad with a few noodles added in for textural contrast. A handful of fresh herbs rounds out the flavors.
Making Butterfingers for yourself takes a fair amount of time, but the work itself isn't actually hard if you're patient.
The ice cream base is a simple one, peanut butter with a hefty enough dose of vanilla to simulate nougat.
Pastry chef Zac Young's PB&J Cheesecake combines peanut butter, grape with a dark chocolate brownie base to create what he calls a "playful, nostalgic, and indulgent dessert." Young is the executive pastry chef of Flex Mussels Restaurants, a stand out...
Crumbly, thick, and full of little peanut bits, these cookies are deeply satisfying.
This is a sorbet that tastes like it isn't, bursting with nutty, buttery, and spicy flavors. It's an easy recipe with a few important tricks. First, use real Ceylon cinnamon, called canela in Mexico. It's a big part of what makes horchata taste like horchata.