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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 […]

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 […]