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


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


Irish Legends & Traditions

Legends and traditions have been part of humanity for centuries. As St. Patrick’s Day approaches on March 17th, do you know about the legends and traditions of the Irish, their meanings and how they came to be?

Legend of the Shamrock

Many people from all over the world believe the shamrock is the symbol of Ireland. It is not, but one could say it’s the emblem of Irish culture. The ancient Druids honored it as a sacred plant, believing it had the more


What’s up with leap year?

Leap year only comes once every four years. Here are some things you may or may not know about February 29.

Why do we need to have leap years?

The ancient Egyptians were the first to determine that the Earth actually takes a bit longer than 365 days to circle the sun. The extra 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds annually are accumulated over the course of four years and we “catch up” with an extra day every 4th year (2012, more


Our picks from the Winter Fancy Foods Show 2012

Twice a year, the latest and greatest new products come together in one place: the Fancy Foods Show. Mollie Stone’s buyers and store managers recently attended the Winter Fancy Foods show right here in San Francisco to look for great new specialty and gourmet items for our shelves.

We tasted our way through small batch caramel sauces, locally produced cheeses, artisan cured meats, creative salty snacks, unique beverages and much more. Afterwards, we compared notes and got to work bringing our more

Events, Personal Care

American Heart Month: Eating for your heart’s content

February is American Heart Month, and a perfect time to focus on your heart as you celebrate Valentine’s Day. What better way than to take time to make sure what you place in your shopping cart is heart-healthy.

The good news is that the vast majority of heart diseases can be prevented with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Foods that are proven to help reduce the risk of heart disease include fresh fruits and vegetables, nuts, seafood and whole grains. Foods more

Events, Health & Vitamins

Heart Watch IV Comes to Mollie Stone’s

Awareness of one’s own health is important. Eating healthy and exercising enough are not enough! Steps must be taken to make sure the body is in proper working order. Just as one would take their car to the mechanic when it “just doesn’t sound right” or “doesn’t drive right,” one must also “listen” to the body’s signals of possible problems. Health Screening by Heart Watch IV is an excellent beginning, and will be at Mollie Stone’s in January. Keep reading more


Cans for Fans: Help end hunger this holiday season

In an effort to end hunger this holiday season, Mollie Stone’s will donate a can to the San Francisco & Marin Food Banks on behalf of each new Mollie Stone’s Facebook fan from December 2 – 23, 2011. Help us collect cans by sharing Cans for Fans with your Facebook friends!

All of us at Mollie Stone’s Markets are excited about Cans for Fans, our virtual can drive on Facebook. Keep reading to learn more about why this important issue is more


An Evening With Nick Stellino

On a perfect October evening, 50 lucky sweepstakes-winning Mollie Stone’s customers were whisked away to Artesa Vineyards & Winery for an Evening with Nick Stellino put together by DaVinci Pasta.

Italian-born Nick Stellino left his career as a stockbroker to pursue a culinary career. He found success as a television chef and has published a number of cookbooks full of delicious Italian recipes since the 1990s.

Mollie Stone’s customers were greeted with a glass of Artesa Chardonnay and given some time to more