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Thursday, January 21st, 2021
Malvasia Bianca

Malvasia Bianca is a sweeter white wine, often considered a dessert wine, even though it pairs nicely with many dishes. It is appreciated by the beer and White Claw loving crowd as much as it is by more sophisticated wine drinkers. Perfectly chilled, it is a fantastic wine to grab […]

Monday, January 18th, 2021
Woman eating pistachios

Regular pistachio consumption can promote favorable changes in the diet, lower blood pressure, and contribute to weight-loss in a behavioral weight loss program. It is possible to lose weight while still consuming your favorite little snack—pistachios! Nut-loving consumers looking to lose a few pounds can feel better about keeping pistachios […]

Friday, January 8th, 2021
Wine tasting at home

If you are looking for an event to put together for a small group of friends at home, think about doing a wine tasting. Experiencing new wines is always fun, whether you are a true connoisseur or just starting out on your wine journey. Hosting one of these events at […]

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Give the gift of health this Christmas, by gifting pistachios. This year is like none other. Our budgets are tight, but we also want to give more, to more people. It may be the perfect year to make some DIY gifts and do some baking. Pistachios make the perfect holiday […]

Friday, December 4th, 2020

Christmas in the desert may appear different than Christmas where it snows regularly, however, the traditions still run deep. With Alamogordo being a small town, community involvement is important. 2020 has of course changed things, but Christmas is in the heart of this community.             […]

Tuesday, November 24th, 2020

Here we are at Thanksgiving time during a pandemic. A time when friends and families are supposed to come together, we are left pondering what exactly we are going to do this year. Many cities are attempting to regulate how many people are allowed at your Thanksgiving table and are […]

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Sometimes when you are in the specialty foods industry, you stumble upon exceptional products whose quality mirrors your own. This is exactly what happened with the line of farm-fresh dates that Heart of the Desert is now carrying. They make for a great snack and have a ton of health […]

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

What to expect. The running joke this year is that anything bad that happens in the future will be called a 2020. But this year isn’t a joke. It keeps giving and giving, doesn’t it?! A pandemic, horrible wildfires, multiple hurricanes, financial devastation for many, divorce and abuse are on […]

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Enroute to America The original homelands of the pistachio were Asia Minor (now Turkey), Iran, Syria, Lebanon, and a bit north to the Caucasus in southern Russia and Afghanistan. Archeologists found evidence of pistachios in a dig site at Jerome, near northeastern Iraq, from as early as 6750 BC. The […]

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

If you’re a bit of a foodie, fall is likely your favorite season. Not only do you have Thanksgiving and Christmas to enjoy, but there are also a ton of fruits and vegetables that harvest in autumn, including wine grapes! While you’re enjoying nature’s bounty, why not make a great […]