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Produce, Tips

California Avocado’s 4 Tips for Cutting Avocado’s Safely

Do you know how to safely cut an avocado? Maybe you’ve found your own method, but we’re here with some tips to help you safely cut avocados at home while getting the maximum nutrition!

4 Tips for Cutting Avocados Safely

1. Leave the avocado on the cutting board Most avocado cutting injuries are a result of cutting avocados while holding them in your hand.

2. Cutting avocados: Rotate the avocado, not the knife Place your washed avocado on the cutting board. It ..read more

Recipes, Summer BBQ

Beyond Meat’s: Backyard BBQ Burger Recipe

Think BEYOND MEAT® this 4th of July!

Meet The Future of Protein®. Beyond Meat believes there is a better way to feed the planet. Their mission is to create delicious plant-based burgers directly from plants and is more sustainable for the planet.

They aren’t in the business of asking people to not eat meat, they are just offering a better meat option: meat that’s made from plants, made for meat lovers.

Food For Thought

By shifting the protein at the ..read more

Beverages

Seedlip: what to drink when you’re not drinking®

New at Mollie Stones!

Seedlips’ story begins in the 17th Century. Founder Ben Branson’s family began farming using baskets called Seedlips in North Lincolnshire & Apothecaries were distilling non-alcoholic herbal remedies.

Fast forward over 300 years & in his cottage in the woods, Ben discovered an ancient book: The Art of Distillation, published in England in 1651. Out of curiosity he buys a small copper still & with herbs from his garden tries to capture nature’s true character, & ..read more

Meat, Recipes

Tender Belly’s Bacon Mac N Cheese

Here’s a tasty twist on a classic dish. Tender Belly’s culinary team brings you mac n cheese with a classic Tender Belly addition, you guessed it, bacon!

Serves: 6

Prep Time: 6 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 4 slices of Tender Belly Signature Bacon 1 pound elbow macaroni 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 4 cups milk 5 1/2 cups cheddar cheese (sharp) 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup chives (minced) 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs Prep Method:

Bring a pot of salted water to ..read more

Produce, Recipes

California Avocado California Roll

Looking for a recipe to roll right into the weekend with?

Mollie Stone’s and California Avocados have you covered with this CA Avocado Roll recipe!

Ingredients: Sheet of Dried Seaweed Steamed Rice Sesame Seeds One Small Cucumber (Julienned) Sliced Fresh California Avocados Fresh Crab Meat Fish Roe (Fish Eggs) Here’s How to Make It: Prepare your cooking station with a wooden sushi rolling mat covered with a piece of plastic wrap. Place your sheet of dried seaweed on top of plastic wrap. Cover sheet of dried seaweed with a layer of ..read more
Events

The Mollie’s Traveling Chef Tour

The Annual Traveling Chefs are back! Mollie Stone’s Markets will be firing up the grill with a series of pop-up lunches at select locations (See above)! Find Mollie’s Traveling Chefs at the pop-up tents in front of our stores. We’ll be serving up delicious grilled sandwiches like our Flame-Grilled Chicken Breast with Smokey BBQ Aioli, Mollie’s Famous Tri-Tip with Roasted Red Pepper Honey Aioli, The Impossible Meatless Burger, and more! Hold the bread? We’ll also be offering gourmet proteins as ..read more

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