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Eggs, Mollie Stone's Markets

Mollie Stone’s Markets 100% Cage-Free

Mollie Stone’s is proud to be a locally owned grocery store since 1986, and with that brings tremendous opportunities to be cutting-edge. Mike Stone CEO of Mollie Stone’s Markets made it a priority to pave the way to being 100% cage-free in our stores starting January 2019.

That means that when you purchase shelled eggs and liquid eggs in all of our stores, they will both be 100% cage-free. We also proudly carry free-range, pastured-raised and organic eggs as well. We’ve ..read more

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco De Mayo Mango Salsa!

¡Feliz Cinco De Mayo de nuestra familia a la tuya!

Celebrate with a savory and sweet party in a bowl, a fresh mango salsa!

Here’s how to make it!

Ingredients

3 cups diced mango, diced 1 cup tomatoes, diced 1 teaspoon jalapeños, minced 1 clove of garlic, minced 1/4 cup shallots (1/8-inch dice) 1 large avocado, diced 1/4 cup lime juice Small pinch of sea salt (or to taste)

Instructions

In a medium mixing bowl combine mango, tomatoes, jalapeños, garlic and shallots. Add diced avocado and lime juice. Gently stir ..read more
Craft Beer

Made for Mollie Stone’s: Kӧlschlaboration

Introducing … Kӧlschlaboration, made for Mollie Stone’s!

We are proud to announce our collaboration with the Palo Alto Brewing Company (PABC) to craft a great tasting kӧlsch style ale that people can enjoy with good food and good friends – the perfect anytime beer.

“Mollie Stone’s Markets has always been part of my shopping experience growing up in Palo Alto, CA. As a small local Bay Area company it only made sense to do something with them as they have the same ..read more

Bakery

Easy Lemon Tart

Ingredients

Lemon Filling

4 large eggs 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1/2  cups granulated sugar (or organic sugar) 1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest 1/3 cup butter, melted powdered sugar, for topping (once the tart is cooled)

Flaky Shortbread Crust

2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar 3/4 cup chilled butter, cut into cubes

TCHO Chocolate Ganache

4 – 6oz TCHO Bittersweet 66% Dark Chocolate Discs 1/2 cup cream (or substitute a nut or plant base milk)

Directions

Tart

Preheat the oven to ..read more
Cheese

Happy Raw Milk Cheese Day!

Why Raw Milk Cheese?: Raw milk cheese yields many benefits in each wonderful bite! Without the addition of the pasteurization process these cheeses can maintain their proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, cholesterol, and beneficial bacteria (probiotics) in ways that pasteurized cheese can not. Also an additional advantage to skipping the pasteurization process is you can expect a much deeper and bolder flavor in your raw milk cheese selections. Has all 8 of the essential amino acids!

In celebration, pick up a wedge ..read more

Bakery

Pietisserie Pies For All

Mollie Stone’s Markets is proud to announce our partnership with Pietisserie! Made masterfully with only the best ingredients these artisan quality pies are sure to be the talk of your next gathering.

Pietisserie began after founder, Jaynelle St. Jean, staged the window of her mother’s home as an iconic country scene with homemade pies set out to cool. Moved to create her own small town in the city, she gave away slices to passersby happy to eat with neighbors. ..read more

Easter

Natural Egg Dye Alternatives!

It’s the season for dyed eggs! Look no further than your local Mollie Stone’s Produce Department. Our fresh selection is full of natural dyes. Use this year’s spring celebration to educate about the benefits of egg dye alternatives!

MATERIALS

      • Natural dyeing agents (red cabbage,         turmeric, onion skins, and beets )       • 3-quart pot (or larger)       • White vinegar       • Small bowls       • 1 ..read more

Easter, Passover, Recipes

Step Into Spring With Mollie’s Frittata

Made with savory herbs and julienned zucchinis, squash and peppers this dish is sure to be a brunch favorite!

Here’s how to make it…

INGREDIENTS

      • 3 Zucchinis,  3 Crookneck Squash, 1 Red and 1 Green Pepper (Julienne Cut)

      • 1 Cup of Onion 1/4” dice

      • 1/4 of 1 bunch of Parsley (Chopped)

      • 12 Eggs

      • 1 Cup of Cream

      • ..read more

St. Patrick's Day, Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Wake up with Irish Coffee

Top of the mornin’! Since St. Patrick’s Day is on a Sunday this year, why not start your morning with an Irish Coffee.

Here’s how to make it:

1 shot or to taste of Tullamore D.E.W:

Triple distilled and patiently aged in both ex-bourbon and sherry casks, resulting in a smooth and gentle complexity.

Hot coffee:

We won’t even get started here on which coffee to use, just make sure it’s of a good quality.  If you like it strong, ..read more

Bakery, St. Patrick's Day

Our Mollie’s Famous Irish Soda Bread

Why is Soda Bread synonymous with the Irish and St. Patrick’s Day? In the 1800s, bread in Ireland was made at home rather than in bakeries. The flour the Irish used was from soft wheat which is naturally low in gluten and does not interact well with yeast, using baking soda instead.

Our version of Soda Bread adds butter and Raisins which make this treat so much more delicious. Traditionally these more indulgent additions were only used for special ..read more