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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]