Keats Iwanaga

Keats is a freelance lifestyle and wellness writer and editor. She enjoys caring for plants, making pasta, and reading fiction. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.
Whatever Happened to Red Pistachios?
Remember red pistachios? Up until the 1970s, it was almost impossible to find pistachios that didn’t leave fiery-red powder on your fingers.So what happened to red pistachios? And where did they come from in the first place? Read on to find out.There are two competing stories that explain why pistachio shells used to be red.In one version, the crimson hue originated with a pistachio vendor named Zaloom in Brooklyn, New York, around the turn of the 20th century.
Dec 28, 2023