Author: Dani Toriumi

Earth Day

Earth Day Berry Basket

Celebrate Earth Day by making this very berry Mollie Stone’s basket out of one of our iconic brown paper bags!

Supplies: 1 Mollie Stone’s Paper Bag Ruler Scissor Pencil Hot Glue Gun Binder Clips or Clothes Pins Directions: Cut the bag along one side seam and bottom seam. Open up the but brown bag and lay flat. Measure and cut (18) 1” Strips. Fold each strip into thirds. Weave 10 strips together and secure with hot glue and set aside. Glue two strips together and repeat until you have 3 long strips. Weave the ..read more
Wine, Spirits, & Beer

Everything is Coming Up Rosé!

Enjoy this delicious, crisp wine still or sparkling, and make it the perfect counterpart to a beautiful day.

Where does the pink come from?

Rosé’s beautiful color happens when the skins of the grapes are left in contact with the must (grape juice) for a short period of time before the juice is fermented into wine. And remember, regardless the shade of pink, Rose wines should always be served well chilled.

Do the different shades differ in taste?

Yes, ..read more

Mollie Stone's Markets

Grab & Give – Over 23,000 Meals Donated!

Mollie Stone’s and our customers have donated over 23,000 meals! This is an incredible step in the right direction to ending the fight against hunger and we can’t thank the customers across our 9 stores enough. However, there is still so much work to do and we know our loyal shoppers are up to the task!

Join us in the fight against hunger in our local communities. When the pandemic began, amongst all the new steps for keeping our ..read more

Produce

Ojai Pixies Have Arrived!

Meet your new main SQUEEZE! Ojai Pixies have arrived!

Ojai Pixies aren’t your typical tangerine variety. These show up late in the citrus season and showcase a signature pale orange hue. Some Pixies are bumpy while others are smooth. They vary in size from pony (being the smallest) all the way up to mammoth and colossal! Some trees drip with fruit while others decide to bud and wait till the following year (alternate bearing crop). One thing is consistent, ..read more

St. Patrick's Day

Irish Whiskey Buttercream Cookies

It ain’t over till it’s clover! 

Get in the festive spirit with these adult Irish Whiskey Butter Cookies!

What you will need:

Pre-made Tipperary Irish Butter Cookies ¼ cup Tipperary Pure Irish Butter, softened 1 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon whiskey* 1-2 drops green food color Green Sugar Sprinkles

How to make the Butter Cream Icing!

Step 1: Gather your supplies! 

Step 2: Cream butter. Add powdered sugar and blend well. 

Step 3: Stir in whiskey and beat well. Blend in food color. Add additional ..read more

Valentine's Day

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

This Valentine’s Day we are saying, “I Love You Berry Much” with some chocolate covered strawberries! 

What you will need:

Fresh Strawberries (Washed & Dried) Dark Chocolate for Dipping White Chocolate for Decorating Parchment Paper

Step1: Gather your supplies! A clean and organized workspace always makes sweets even sweeter!

Step 2: Melt dark chocolate according to package instructions. We melted ours in the microwave for easy clean up!

Step 3: Dip washed and dried strawberries in melted chocolate and place dipped berried onto ..read more

Game Day

Taste the American Dream this Sunday, with a Feltman’s!

We believe there is simply no truer way to taste the American Dream this Sunday than a Feltman’s!

It all started in 1867 when Charles Feltman, a German baker, brought his frankfurter recipe to Coney Island and began selling them from a pie cart.

When he needed a way to avoid the cost of plates and cutlery, he baked a long bun upon which he could serve the frankfurter. This led to the very first hot dog on a ..read more

Uncategorized

The Game Day MVP – Avocados From Mexico

We are so excited to make Avocados From Mexico our first draft pick for your Big Game Day celebration spread. 

You want guacamole year-round? 

There’s only one avocado that can chill with you in summer and relax by the fire in winter. You got it boss — that’s a Hass. Did you know that eighty percent of the avocados eaten worldwide are Hass avocados?

Why are Avocados From Mexico the delicious choice for game time?

Avocados From Mexico believe you are ..read more

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:

1 cup Butter ..read more