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Friday, May 7th, 2021
Pistachios

In a study published by the New England Journal of Medicine, it was found that eating nuts, including pistachios, as part of a healthy diet was associated with decreased risk of death in both women and men, especially due to cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease. Eating pistachios may actually […]

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

In a world where bigger is better, Syrah is the ideal choice. Syrah is a dry, full-bodied red wine. It’s a darker red than Cabernet Sauvignon and contains high amounts of healthy antioxidants. It pairs nicely with a large range of meats and tastes best slightly chilled. THE ORIGINS OF […]

Tuesday, April 20th, 2021

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine on earth. The grape is a near-blank canvas, capable of being produced in a gamut of different styles. Chardonnay grapes are somewhat resilient, low maintenance in the vineyard and easy to grow in almost any climate. Travel to any wine region in the […]

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Most people are familiar with the fact that vinegar adds sourness to a dish. Vinegar can also be used in lieu of salt when seasoning the final touches to sauces, soups, and stews. It even gives a kick to vegetables, a balsamic glaze over roasted Brussel sprouts is divine, and […]

Wednesday, March 24th, 2021

A nicely balanced, tannic Cabernet Sauvignon with any kind of beef is always a good choice. This wine is made for drinking with red meat. Pair a bottle of Heart of the Desert Cabernet Sauvignon with a Steak Salad using Olivelle products and you have the perfect Sunday lunch or […]

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Olive oil has been a staple of Mediterranean cultures for thousands of years, dating back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans, and it remains the most popular cooking oil in the region to this day. In fact, nutrition experts believe the Mediterranean basin is home to some of the longest-living […]

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Many people are looking to improve their overall health and immunity this year—with a focus on diet as one way to do so. According to the International Food Information Council’s 2020 Year-End Survey, one in three people report their eating habits have become healthier over the past year. Which makes […]

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

A lightly sweet bottle of Riesling wine with some homemade truffle mac & cheese…mm mm…my mouth is watering just thinking about it. The salty cheese balances the sweeter wine, plus Riesling’s acidity refreshes your palate…making it so you can eat more mac and cheese. Heart of the Desert’s slightly sweet […]

Thursday, February 4th, 2021
Kosher marking

When your product or establishment is certified Kosher, shoppers that are familiar with the emblem know that you comply with a strict policy of kosher food laws, including cleanliness, purity, and quality. Heart of the Desert pistachios are certified Kosher. What does it mean and why did we go through […]

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 […]