Author: Dani Toriumi

New Year's

2020 – Year in Review

We made it! The new year is almost upon us and we are so proud to have been able to serve our local communities during this pandemic. Our mission is to make a difference in people’s lives through food, and with your help and generosity we were able to do that in so many more ways than we could have imagined throughout 2020. 

Thank you for shopping with us as we changed, adapted and evolved our stores to help ensure we ..read more

Baking, Recipes

Extra Credit: Chocolate Chip Cookies!

School may be out for winter break but the opportunity to share a fun delicious and educational experience is a batch of cookies away! Follow the recipe below and keep an eye out for the “Extra Credit” to make teaching math a warm and chocolatey winter treat. 

Before you get down to learning and baking make sure you head to your local Mollie Stone’s Markets and pick up all you need for this activity!

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients:

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Floral

Winter Peonies

Take some time to stop and smell the flowers at Mollie Stone’s Markets.

Winter may be here in the next few weeks but these peonies are at their peak.

We get our big and beautiful peonies from Passion Growers in Chile.

For Passion Growers only the highest standards guide their every move. They boast that the finest farmers, the best equipment, the most responsible and ethical treatment of their people as well as our planet bring about the best ..read more

Wine

Gott For Good

Mollie Stone’s Markets is proud to partner with Joel Gott Wines + Feeding America this holiday season supporting their campaign Gott For Good!

Did you know 1 in 9 people in the United States of America struggles with hunger. This November and December Mollie Stone’s and Joel Gott’s believes that every family deserves food on the holiday table.

With each purchase of Joel Gott Wines, Gott for Good pledges to help bring food to neighbors in need this holiday ..read more

Halloween, Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Casa Noble Tequila Buried Treasure

Happy Halloween Eve! Let us help get your online costume parties started right with our friends at Casa Noble Tequila and their Buried Treasure Cocktail!

Whether you are dressing as a pirate or not, this craft tequila is going to be one to treasure even after the spooky season ends!

This triple distilled certified organic tequila is aged in new French oak barrels; hand selected by their 7th generation Master Tequilero to better yield the distinctive vanilla and fruit ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Made for Mollie Stone’s: High & Dry Mulled Hard Cider

Introducing… High & Dry Mulled Hard Cider, a Mollie Stone’s and South City Ciderworks perfect Fall brew!

This is our second collaboration with the San Bruno based Cidery and we are excited to present a limited edition of our take on a Mulled bone dry cider.

This dry cider is infused with dried orange peel and mulling spices to bring out citrus, cinnamon and cloves notes. With the nutmeg removed it allows the cinnamon to shine. A crisp, white ..read more

Hatch Chiles, Recipes

Mama Mia Hatch Pizza

We love pizza at Mollie Stone’s but we also LOVE our Hatch Chiles and this recipe let’s us enjoy the best of both worlds!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

PIZZA DOUGH*:

2 – 2 1⁄2 cups bread flour 2 1⁄4 tsps. instant yeast 1 1⁄2 tsps. granulated sugar 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. dried oregano 2 Tbsps. Mollie O Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3⁄4 cup warm water 1 tsp. sea salt

*Or save yourself some prep time and visit your local Mollie Stone’s Markets and pick up some ..read more

Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Mezcal Week with El Silencio

It’s Mezcal Week and we are serving up some facts about this on the rise elixir with our new friends at El Silencio! Like Tequila, Mezcal is made from agave but there are several things that make this a one-of-a-kind spirit worth adding to your home collections. Also, make sure you read all the way to the end of the article to raise the bar on your home cocktail game with a Mezcal recipe fit for a Queen.

It’s ..read more

Hatch Chiles, Recipes

Hatch Chili

This Labor Day Weekend add an extra kick to your classic Backyard Chili with Hatch Chiles!

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

2 Tbsps. Mollie O Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Melissa’s Perfect Sweet Onions, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 bottle porter style beer 3⁄4 pound ground beef 2 Hatch peppers, roasted; peeled; seeded; diced 2 (14.5-oz.) cans whole tomatoes 3 packages Melissa’s Steamed Kidney Beans 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce 2 Tbsps. chipotle chile pepper powder 1 1⁄2 tsps. ground cumin 1 tsp. sea salt 1⁄4 ..read more
Hatch Chiles

It’s Hatch Chile Harvest Time!

Grown in the Mesilla Valley of New Mexico, Hatch Chile peppers are available for just a few short weeks each year in August and September.

Harvested from fertile soil along the Rio Grande, these peppers thrive in the river valley’s combination of nutrient-rich soil, intense sunlight and cool desert nights.

The time to harvest happens to land during Monsoon Season, so our partner’s at Melissa’s watch the weather forecast daily, if not hourly during this time of year, to ..read more