Watergate Salad - Yahoo Recipe SearchDelishAlso known as: Green Goop, Green Stuff, Pistachio Delight and Shut the Gate Salad.AllrecipesThis dessert salad with a pistachio pudding base contains crushed pineapple, miniature marshmallows, pecans, and whipped topping.AllrecipesMandarin oranges and maraschino cherries give this creamy Watergate salad a burst of color and flavor perfect for the holiday table.Food NetworkThe combination of fresh whipped cream with pineapple and marshmallows makes this pistachio-flavored classic an enduring showstopper. Our version adds a bit of cream cheese to the whipped cream, providing a welcome tang to the sweet notes. Although the origin of the name might be cloudy (some say it was a newspaper that renamed Kraft's pistachio pineapple delight with the name of the famous Washington, D.C. hotel), no one will dispute its appeal at the dessert table.AllrecipesThis chilly delight is an American classic.AllrecipesEasiest recipe on the planet and it tastes awesome. I love this at Easter, but it could great any time of the year.AllrecipesCool and creamy, great for summer and holidays. Kids love to make and eat this! HINT: Have them decorate the top with cherries and coconut to look like a face!AllrecipesIn my family, we have this every time there's any type of get-together. The large bowl is always finished off and finally I asked my great Aunt how she does it. Here's her secret!Food.comI checked all the other recipes here, and each one is a little different in one way or another. THIS is the real deal. I got the recipe from the chef at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC where the recipe originated. If you want the same one served there that was made famous there....this is it.