Green Goddess Cheese Ball is a spread you can take and win every time on Game Day. For me, game day is more like the holidays or the Oscars or the final episode of Mad Men, but I know most of the country is inflating their balls for Sunday’s extravaganza. This girl will be heading to Arizona, with the boys, for a Goodell vice-grip (NFL peacocking) handshake and going for another loss to Aaron Rodgers; more on that later.
I was tired of the same ‘ole cheese platter…wait, I’m never tired of a cheese platter (cheese butt, maybe), rather, I was wanting to round out a cheese platter display when I came across this winning recipe moments before Thanksgiving. Afterward, we all gave thanks for each other and for cheese and, because this pistachio-crusted spread was a smash hit, I made it for Christmas. Either my family was gracious or starving, but this nod to the Seventies appetizer disappeared as fast as shag haircuts.
It’s easy because you pulse the ingredients together in one machine and the do-ahead potential means having time for donning your favorite athlete’s jersey, which for me and Ndamukong Suh would not be Aaron Rogers. Here’s why.