Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
1 pound American pistachios, in-shell
½ cup Applewood chips soaked in water
4 Rosemary sprigs
Sea salt to taste
Soak apple wood chips in water. Remove the chips from water, place in deep pot over high heat until the chips begin to smoke. Place the pistachios in colander with rosemary sprigs, position colander in the pot with smoking chips. Cover and smoke for five minutes. Remove colander from pot, toss pistachios in mixing bowl with sea salt to taste. Remove and serve warm in the vessel of your choice.