GROWTH and PRODUCTION In the early 1930s pistachio trees were planted as an experiment in the arid climate of California. A decade of research and breeding resulted in one particularly hearty variety, named Kerman. Commercial cultivation of pistachios expanded across the Central Valley of California by the 1960s. Today there are more than 100,000 acres… Read more »
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We’ve had such a great response to our summer newsletter, and wanted to share a few of the recipes from Sue and Richard’s cooking class in Istanbul, Turkey. Thanks to everyone who entered for the gift basket giveaway; the contest is now closed and we’ll be drawing a name for the lucky winner on September… Read more »
Mardelle Hanson is a long-time customer of ours, and a good friend of Sue and Richard Vignola. You’ll love her biscotti recipe. Try it today! FYI: Biscotti is the plural form of the mediaeval Latin word biscotto, meaning “twice-baked/cooked.” They were a valuable staple to the Roman legions because their shelf life was very long.