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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 […]

Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

Pistachios are a healthy choice to add to your diet. There are so many reasons to make them a daily staple. If you’re not a snacker or need more creative ways to get them in your food, we have some good ideas for you. Why Should I Eat More Pistachios? […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

The dog days of summer are over and it’s finally starting to cool down. Some of you may have already had snow. It’s still nice and warm during the day in Southern New Mexico with temperatures in the 80’s. The nights are cooling down nicely, falling into the 50’s. Halloween […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

It is pistachio harvest season in Southern New Mexico. It is the perfect time to visit Eagle Ranch where Heart of the Desert pistachios are grown, harvested, packaged, marketed, and sold. Heart of the Desert is a great example of agritourism, as the farm tours provide a place to learn […]

Friday, August 28th, 2020

It’s wine grape harvest in Southern New Mexico, so it’s the perfect time to write about New Mexico wines. Harvest starts in Southern New Mexico in August and finishes in Northern New Mexico in October. New Mexico probably isn’t the first place you think of when it comes to wine. […]

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

Well-planned eating practices help athletes train hard, stay healthy and injury-free, and maximize their performance. An ideal athletic diet should contain well-balanced portions of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals and fluids. Pistachios are health-promoting foods that go hand-in-hand with an athlete’s regimen. They are portable, versatile, and environmentally friendly. Adding […]

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

Birthdays. Anniversaries. Birth Announcements. I don’t usually write blogs for Heart of the Desert from a first-person stance, but we are going to try something different this week. Why, you may ask? Well, it just seems appropriate to give a first-hand description of a virtual celebration. So, here we go… […]

Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

Virtual Happy Hours seem to have become the new norm. Friends are having set dates for them. Businesses are having them in place of live meetings with clients. They have their pluses and minuses, but they are definitely a great excuse to drink wine if you need one. What is […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Pistachios are touted as a healthy nut. They help with everything from Diabetes to Heart health. But did you know they can also play an important role in beautiful skin and hair? The oils and shells are even used in beauty products! Pistachio Oil is full of Vitamin E which […]

Friday, July 10th, 2020

The fruity adult beverage. It’s the dog days of summer. It’s hot! Depending where you live, it may be humid and buggy, too. You want something nice and cool and refreshing to drink. A glass of room temperature red wine just isn’t going to work for you at this juncture. […]