Gnocchi Gratin with Pine Nuts and Gorgonzola Dolce
Paula Wolfert usually bakes gnocchi in gratins, relieving her of the stress of last-minute cooking. Good, light potato gnocchi can take a really lush sauce such as this one from Emilia-Romagna, which is creamy and fragrant with stewed radicchio, seared pancetta, crunchy pine nuts and a mild Gorgonzola dolce, also called dolcelatte.
Roasted Romaine with Pine Nut Vinaigrette
Chef Pablo Montero creates a savory dressing with toasted pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives and olive oil.
Spicy Spinach Dip with Pine Nuts
This zesty take on a classic dip is perfect for parties.
Braised Pine Nuts with Butternut Squash
In this risotto-like dish, the pressure cooker's intense heat penetrates the pine nuts' outer membranes and makes them soft inside.
Caponata Crostini with Goat Cheese and Toasted Pine Nuts
This eggplant based relish is a delicious accompaniment to just about everything. It's like a Sicilian version of ratatouille and best served with a wide range of meats and fish, on toast, or used as a sauce with pasta.
Creamy Broccoli-Fennel Slaw with Pine Nuts
This light and refreshing winter salad makes use of broccoli stems.
Chicken and Rice Salad with Pine Nuts and Lemon
We like to serve this Mediterranean-inspired salad warm, but it's also good slightly chilled. Be sure to check the seasonings, though; cold dishes often need more salt and pepper than those served hot.
Stuffed Eggplant with Lamb and Pine Nuts
This cinnamon-scented recipe is Yotam Ottolenghi and Rami Tamimi's take on a dish made by Elran Shrefler at Azura Restaurant.
Vegetable Farro Stew with Figs and Pine Nuts
"I'm not a vegetarian," says chef Grant Achatz. "But at home I mainly eat grains and vegetables." His minimalist slow-cooker stew features farro, eggplant, artichokes and three kinds of pepper, and is sweetened with dried figs and raisins.
Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Pine Nut-Kasha Granola & Ricotta
"Everyone adds nuts to salad, but I wanted to do something different," says Justin Smillie. He tops crisp snap peas with a savory granola that includes pine nuts and kasha. Ricotta adds another layer of texture; Smillie makes his own cheese at the restaurant, but good-quality store-bought fresh ricotta is also delicious.
Olive Oil Muffins with Pine Nuts
Extra-virgin olive oil and Greek yogurt give these muffins their excellent moisture; toasted pine nuts add a wonderful nutty flavor.
Sticky Oat-and-Pine-Nut Bars
These chewy, nutty, white-chocolate-dipped sweets are a little bit granola bar, a little bit trail mix. Pastry chef Luis Villavelazquez of San Francisco's Absinthe Brasserie & Bar wanted to put his own imprint on the portable snacks, so he added a twist: a good dose of spicy black pepper.
Roasted Broccoli with Lemon, Pine Nuts and Basil
This 7-ingredient recipe is the most delicious way to eat broccoli.
Blood Orange-Pine Nut Agrodolce Sauce
Chef Jennifer Jasinski combines sweet-tart blood-orange juice with pine nuts and garlic for a quick and delicious sauce that's great on seared scallops as well as chicken thighs and roast pork.