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Thursday, November 18th, 2021

There are so many occasions in which we are stuck looking for a gift to give or send someone we care about. From birthdays to anniversaries, to the winter holidays, we are faced with the question of what gift should we give, bring, or send many times a year. We […]

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

Pistachios all around are healthy nuts and supply your body with all kinds of vitamins and minerals to help it function in a proper manner. Pistachios are tasty treats, but they’re also surprisingly good for you. There have been many studies on pistachios and how they contribute to heart health, […]

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

If you are a beer drinker or have just not ever explored drinking wine, there is a good chance you think you don’t like it. The one time you tried it, someone probably handed you a dry red wine, your lips puckered, and your tongue felt like the Sahara Desert. […]

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Dogs are often our humble, yet eager, companions and enjoy sampling whatever we are eating. Training your dog to take the pistachio out of the shell after you’ve cracked it for them brings a smile to most pet owners. The big question is, is it ok for my pup to […]

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Sure, pistachios on their own are great to snack on. Taking the time to crack them is part of the fun and slows you down so you don’t eat too many. Buying the kernels and just popping them in your mouth works too. Afterall, 49 kernels are only 158 calories. […]

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Wine enthusiasts and beer fans unite! Pistachios are equal-opportunity nuts; they love you both. Depending on the preparation, pistachios are as comfortable with a porter or pilsner as they are with Merlot. They can get down at a ballpark tailgate or go dressy when the occasion requires. For just about […]

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

August and September are harvest times in Southern New Mexico. August is the peak time for wine grapes and September is when we harvest the pistachios at Heart of the Desert. Some years we end up harvesting both at the same time leading to long, exhausting days for the farmer […]

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Is it Rosé, Blush or a Pink wine? All are correct. They can be used universally. Rosé has exploded on the US market over the past few years, especially during the warm summer months. In France, it now eclipses the sale of white wine. Rosé has become so popular that […]

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021

The ketogenic (Keto) diet is the most popular diet in internet searches this summer. It suggests consuming a large amount of fat (between 70 and 80% of the daily caloric intake) and a significant reduction in carbohydrate intake. In particular, carbs should represent less than 5% of calorie intake (instead […]

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Vegetarian burgers have become very popular in recent years. Many restaurants have added the “Impossible Burger” to their menus. These are an easy solution if you are trying to limit your meat consumption but still crave the consistency of a hamburger every now and then. They aren’t for everyone though […]