Author: Dani Toriumi

Game Day

The Real MVP: Mollie’s Famous Tri-Tip!

What Makes Our Tri-Tip So Famous?

We start with a USDA Choice Grade tri-tip and add the marinade, which is our own recipe packed with bold burgundy flavor. Then we tumble the marinated meat. Tumbling ensures there is consistent marinade flavor throughout the meat and also adds tenderness. The result is a delicious flavor profile created with today’s outdoor grilling lifestyle and chef enthusiast in mind.

How To Cook Our Tri-Tip: Grilled:

Let roast sit out 15-20 mins. Prepare the grill for ..read more

Game Day

Bachan’s Karaage Game Day Chicken Wings

Mollie Stone’s Markets is proud to now carry Bachan’s Japanese Barbecue Sauce!

This delicious sauce came to be on Justin Gill’s (Bachan’s Founder) family’s first trip to Japan, they discovered that Teriyaki Sauce was nowhere to be found. Turns out, in the Land of the Rising Sun, Teriyaki Sauce is simply referred to as Barbecue Sauce!

For as long as Gill could remember, his Bachan—you might say Granny— would cook up the most amazing meals with their umami-filled sauce! ..read more

Dry January

Celebrate Dry January In Style!

The holiday season was filled with cheers and toasts a plenty, but the new decade is here and it’s time to trade in your party elixirs for some new non-alcoholic alternatives this Dry January!

The idea of Dry January is simple: Get a head start on your health goals and begin your year on a spirit-free footing.

Dry January does not have to be an all or nothing commitment. Even if you decide to simply reduce your alcohol consumption, ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Saké 101

Written By: Mark Thrift, Director of Wine, Spirits and Beer

My first taste of saké was in 1973, I was just starting out in the wine industry with my family’s wholesale distribution company. It was Kiku-Masamune saké and while it was not love at first taste, I did continue to learn more about saké and have been an aficionado for decades.

The origin of saké is unclear, but certainly dates back over 1,200 years in Japan. Saké is made with rice, ..read more

Produce

Mollie’s Must Have Mushrooms

This winter in our produce department we are excited to carry these lesser-known but highly sought after mushroom varieties. The holiday season may be a time for tradition but it’s also a time to explore new flavors! Explore with us the Maitake, Matsutake, Trumpet Mushrooms and Chanterelles.

Maitake

Maitake don’t have a squeaky texture, but a delicate and feathery one and is easy to cook. Only use a brush to clean. With it’s leafy structure just pull the mushroom apart ..read more

Produce

Meet the Cosmic Crisps!

This just in! Cosmic Crisp Apples have just touched down at all Mollie Stone’s Markets!

The Cosmic Crisp® apple varietal is the remarkable result of 20 years of study and research by Washington State University’s world-class tree fruit breeding program. Cosmic Crisp® brand apples are a cross between Enterprise and Honeycrisp.

The large, juicy, red apple has a firm and crisp texture that provides ample sweetness, making it an excellent eating and baking apple. It is naturally slow to ..read more

Halloween

Do you know your pumpkins?

Pumpkins & Gourds:

Decorative and delicious! Our local heirloom pumpkin and gourd varietals are great for both baking and decorating.

They are plentiful and great in countless recipes that bring out their best qualities. Plus, they are available at the perfect time of year for comforting hearty meals that are also healthy.

Mollie’s Pumpkin Carving Tips: Cut the lid from the bottom, not the top. Sprinkle cinnamon inside the lid: When you light the candle it will smell like a fresh pumpkin pie. Get ..read more
Recipes

Clover Grilled Cheese

Nothing says comfort food like a warm grilled cheese sandwich served fresh from the pan and oozing with melty goodness. Kids love ’em. Adults love ’em too. It’s a simple, satisfying fix that’s perfect for a Family Meals Month™ Dinner.

In honor of this Family Meals Month, we are Raising our Mitt to Commit and decided to share our udderly Clo-lossal version of this classic favorite. We started with Clover Sonoma’s new Organic Medium White Cheddar Slices, Clover Sonoma’s ..read more

Craft Beer

Made for Mollie Stone’s: Purity Pils

Introducing… Purity Pils, a Mollie Stone’s and Palo Alto Brewing Company creation!

Mollie Stone’s Markets second collaboration with Palo Alto Brewing Co. are proud to bring you our refreshing golden German-style Pilsner Purity Pils.

Just like the name says, our Pils is made in accordance of “Reinheitsgebot” [Rine Heights Ge-Boat] the German Beer Purity Law.

What is the German Beer Purity Law?

Introduced in 1516 in Bavaria, the decree allows for beer to be made from only hops, barley, water ..read more

Hatch Chiles

Hatch Chile Deviled Eggs

We’re feeling a little devilish this Friday the 13th!

We think it’s the perfect day for some Hatch Chile Deviled Eggs!

Ingredients 12 Fresh Eggs ½ cup Real Mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dry Mustard 2 Tablespoons Sweet Pickle Relish Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper, to taste 2 teaspoons New Mexico Hatch Pepper Powder (chiles dried and ground) Get all these ingredients and more delivered in as little as 1 hour! Directions Place the eggs in a large pot and add enough cold water to cover the eggs by 1-inch. Over ..read more