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Real California Milk Epic Snack Board

Fall is here and cozy nights-in while gathered with family and friends are ahead! Snack in style with this Epic Snack Board for your all your Binge-Watching Needs!

Our friends @RealCalifMilk want you to make sure you are munching on wholesome Real California Dairy by looking for the seal!

Find dozens of products with the Real California Milk Seal at your local Mollie Stone’s Markets and keep reading to get the recipe for this Epic Snack Board!

The binge-watching ..read more

Anniversary

Celebrating 35 Years – Thank You To Our Brands!

We are proudly celebrating our 35th anniversary! What a journey it has been!

We started the company in 1986 as a natural foods store and named it after my mother, Mollie, who worked in grocery her entire life. Her passion for the industry inspired me to start my own market 35 years ago.

Our goal was to bring local and organic food to our community and to make a difference in people’s lives through food. As time went on, ..read more

Hatch Chiles

Hatch is Back 2021!

Click here to order your Hatch Chiles online for in-store pickup today!

HATCH CHILE SEASON 2021

We are celebrating our 8th year bringing you New Mexico Hatch Chiles and we are back this year like never before!

This year in replace of store roasts, customers get to purchase boxes of both Roasted Hatch Chiles that we will be roasting for you, and Fresh Hatch Chiles that you can roast yourself! Customers can now purchase online for in-store pickup ALL ..read more

Cinco de Mayo

Three Way California AvoTacos

Happy Cinco de Mayo! We are getting the party started with Three Way California AvoTacos!

Ingredients 24 Corn Tortillas, 6” Black Bean Mash (recipe follows) Pickled California Avocado Slices (recipe follows) Lime Crema Sauce (recipe follows) Lime Crema Slaw (recipe follows) Fried California Avocado Slices (recipe follows) 24 grape tomatoes, sliced 1/8” thick on the bias 12 Jalapeño peppers, sliced 1/16” thick on the bias 1 1/2 limes, each cut into 8 wedges

Black Bean Mash Ingredients 

(Yield: 3 cups)

1 1/2 cups (18 oz.) canned black beans, reserving ½ cup ..read more
Earth Day

Earth Day Berry Basket

 

Celebrate Earth Day by making this very berry Mollie Stone’s basket out of one of our iconic brown paper bags!

Supplies: 1 Mollie Stone’s Paper Bag Ruler Scissor Pencil Hot Glue Gun Binder Clips or Clothes Pins Directions: Cut the bag along one side seam and bottom seam. Open up the but brown bag and lay flat. Measure and cut (18) 1” Strips. Fold each strip into thirds. Weave 10 strips together and secure with hot glue and set aside. Glue two strips together and repeat until you have 3 long strips. Weave the ..read more
Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Everything is Coming Up Rosé!

Enjoy this delicious, crisp wine still or sparkling, and make it the perfect counterpart to a beautiful day.

Where does the pink come from?

Rosé’s beautiful color happens when the skins of the grapes are left in contact with the must (grape juice) for a short period of time before the juice is fermented into wine. And remember, regardless the shade of pink, Rose wines should always be served well chilled.

Do the different shades differ in taste?

Yes, ..read more

Mollie Stone's Markets

Grab & Give – Over 36,470 Meals Donated!

Mollie Stone’s and our customers have donated over 36,470 meals! This is an incredible step in the right direction to ending the fight against hunger and we can’t thank the customers across our 9 stores enough. However, there is still so much work to do and we know our loyal shoppers are up to the task!*

Join us in the fight against hunger in our local communities. When the pandemic began, amongst all the new steps for keeping our ..read more

Produce

Ojai Pixies Have Arrived!

Meet your new main SQUEEZE! Ojai Pixies have arrived!

Ojai Pixies aren’t your typical tangerine variety. These show up late in the citrus season and showcase a signature pale orange hue. Some Pixies are bumpy while others are smooth. They vary in size from pony (being the smallest) all the way up to mammoth and colossal! Some trees drip with fruit while others decide to bud and wait till the following year (alternate bearing crop). One thing is consistent, ..read more

St. Patrick's Day

Irish Whiskey Buttercream Cookies

It ain’t over till it’s clover! 

Get in the festive spirit with these adult Irish Whiskey Butter Cookies!

What you will need:

Pre-made Tipperary Irish Butter Cookies ¼ cup Tipperary Pure Irish Butter, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon whiskey* 1-2 drops green food color Green Sugar Sprinkles

How to make the Butter Cream Icing!

Step 1: Gather your supplies! 

Step 2: Cream butter. Add powdered sugar and blend well. 

Step 3: Stir in whiskey and beat well. Blend in food color. Add additional ..read more

Valentine's Day

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

This Valentine’s Day we are saying, “I Love You Berry Much” with some chocolate covered strawberries! 

What you will need:

Fresh Strawberries (Washed & Dried) Dark Chocolate for Dipping White Chocolate for Decorating Parchment Paper

Step1: Gather your supplies! A clean and organized workspace always makes sweets even sweeter!

Step 2: Melt dark chocolate according to package instructions. We melted ours in the microwave for easy clean up!

Step 3: Dip washed and dried strawberries in melted chocolate and place dipped berried onto ..read more