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Win $100! Recipe Contest: Your Favorite Family Recipe

Grandma’s Banana Nut Bread…Mom’s Spaghetti Casserole…Uncle John’s Potato Salad…

A favorite family recipe inspires nostalgia with each bite. Knowing that it has been made for a generation or more makes it taste extra special.

If you have a favorite family recipe in your collection, Mollie Stone’s invites you to share it in our recipe contest! The winning recipe will be featured on our website and will be awarded with a $100 Mollie Stone’s gift certificate. Two runners-up will each receive a $25 more

Seafood, Specialties

Two Favorite Taco Recipes: Tequila Lime Shrimp, Black Bean With Corn Salsa

A good corn tortilla is the perfect blank canvas for any number of fillings. We’re thinking outside the box this year for Cinco de Mayo with two new favorite taco recipes.

Tequila Lime Shrimp Tacos (pictured) are a fresh take on seafood tacos that are ready in a matter of minutes. Shrimp are sautéed with a splash of tequila and lime juice before stirring in Mollie’s Mango Papaya Salsa and cilantro.

Black Bean Tacos with Corn Salsa have a homemade spiced black more


Mollie Stone’s Visits Del Rey Avocado Company

Mollie Stone’s Director of Produce Operations, Tom, recently took a trip to the heart of San Diego County’s avocado growing region to visit Del Rey Avocado Company. Del Rey is a family owned business located in Fallbrook, California, that has been growing, packing and shipping avocados since 1969. The company partners with local growers from San Diego County north to San Luis Obispo county to source California avocados and currently packs 25-28% of all organic avocados grown in California.

Del Rey more


Tips for Taking Care of Fresh Cut Flowers



















Fresh cut flowers are one of our favorite ways to add a cheerful pop! of color to homes and table settings. Taking good care of your flowers can dramatically help lengthen their life span. Follow these simple tips so your flowers will last longer.

Purchasing & Transporting Cut Flowers

Look for flowers that appear to have just cracked open. This is a good sign they have recently arrived in our store, and they typically last the longest. It is best to avoid more

Health & Vitamins, Personal Care

What Are Probiotics? And A GoodBelly Giveaway {CLOSED}

Did you know?

Your intestines are home to over 100 trillion bacteria and other living microorganisms, called intestinal microflora. With approximately 70% of the immune system dwelling within the digestive system, these microflora have a significant effect on the body’s overall wellness. Stress, the natural aging process, changes in diet and antibiotics can significantly deplete beneficial intestinal microflora.

Probiotics can repopulate your intestine with beneficial bacteria. Keep reading for a few factoids and to learn how to win a free 6-month supply of GoodBelly more


Tim Lincecum “Chips” In

Hungry for change? Tim Lincecum is too.

popchips and San Francisco’s all-star pitcher Tim Lincecum have teamed up to give back to the Bay Area. popchips recruited Tim and 14 other pro athletes from across the country to be a part of a new program called Game Changers. Anyone can submit ideas for how to help our local communities, and each athlete will select one cause from the top five most popular ideas to lend a hand in his or her community.

Tim is one of more


Recipe: Oven-Roasted Beef Brisket

Mollie Stone’s proudly offers fresh Kosher poultry and fresh Kosher beef that are Kosher for Passover. All of our fresh Kosher Meat is cut on premises under supervision at our Palo Alto store and can be picked up at any one of our locations. Please look for the Passover Fresh Meat Order Forms at your local Mollie Stone’s.

Get our recipe for Oven-Roasted Brisket!


Recipes: Homemade Ham Glazes & Sauces

Mollie’s Stone’s famous hams are great on their own, but they’re also an excellent canvas for customization to your personal tastes. By adding a glaze or sauce, you can dress up a high-quality ham and choose a flavor profile that complements your side dishes.

We have many ready-to-use glazes and sauces available, but you’ll find our three homemade options here are delicious and quick to make.

Mango Ginger Glaze is a sticky sweet concoction with crystalized ginger for a kick.

Rum Raisin Sauce is a more


Recipe: Mussels with Ginger & Roasted Garlic

This particular dish was inspired by Chef Ben at our Tower Market location. He saw mussels in our cart, and suggested cooking them with ginger, garlic and white wine. Best. Advice. EVER.

There are a few things we love about this recipe:

It’s great for entertaining. If you roast the garlic and prep the rest of the ingredients before your guests arrive, you’ll only be in the kitchen 20 minutes to finish it up. It’s an excuse to roast garlic. Your house will more

Picking Great Wine For Your Passover Seder

Mollie Stone’s has one of the largest selections of kosher wine in the Bay Area in our Palo Alto store. We stock over 70 different varieties, including everything from sparkling to sweet to very dry.

Each year we have a group of people do a blind tasting from our selection to find the tastiest wines for the Seder table. This year, we tasted Tishbi wines against some other brands.

The Tishbi family’s experience with wine goes back to 1882, when Baron Edmond more