Whatever Happened to Red Pistachios?Groceries
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.
Jun 23, 2021