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A Fresh Start to 2018 with Earthbound Farm!

Happy New Year!

2018 is officially here. Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? I’m sure it comes as no surprise that the two most popular resolutions are to eat better and to exercise more (source: YouGov). While we’re all for a “new year, new you” mindset, we know how hard it can be to actually stick to your resolutions.

Earthbound Farm is making it easier than ever to keep you on a healthy track with their incredible range of organic produce. ..read more

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Father’s Day Gifts Done Right: The Dalmore

Father’s Day doesn’t always get the same consideration as Mother’s Day. Which is perhaps how it should be (and just how Dad would want you to prioritize things) but it means that the gift buying becomes a last minute scramble, defaults to tired convention (the dreaded tie), or both. This year, at Mollie Stone’s, The Dalmore single malt Scotch whisky has your upgrade. Actually, they’ve got four.

Over the last two weeks, I’ve covered some history of Scotch whisky and parsed ..read more

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Mollie Stone’s Markets Celebrates 30th Anniversary: Giving $30,000 to 30 Local Non-Profits

Pictured Above: The San Francisco SPCA with Grand Central store manager, David Parrisher, and Mollie Stone’s COO, Steve Stamos

To commemorate our 30th Anniversary, Mollie Stone’s Markets has celebrated by showing our appreciation to our customers and our community with give-a-ways, in-store food samplings, store-wide sales, and $30,000 donated to local schools and non-profits.

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All About Romanesco

If you’re anything like us, at one point or another you’ve wondered through the market and seen a strange hybrid between cauliflower and broccoli and asked yourself – what is that?

That is Romanesco, also known as Roman Cauliflower, Romanesque, Broccolo Romanesco and Romanesco broccoli. This chartreuse vegetable is actually an edible flower bud originally from

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7 Peachy Treats you should Definitely Make before Summer Ends

Summer is ending and so is the bounty of peaches. Before they’re gone for good, try these yummy peachy treats. We promise you won’t regret it!

Fresh Peach Sorbet

No ice cream maker – no worries! With just 4 ingredients, you can make this delicious sorbet. See recipe here.

Peach Pecan Crisp

“Juicy peaches and toasted streusel come together to make one simple summery fruit crisp!” See recipe here.

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Cooking with Local Bloggers: Hatch Chile Edition!

Every year, we invite some of our favorite local bloggers to try our famous New Mexican Hatch Chiles. Here are a few of their recipes for you to try!

Stuffed Hatch Chilies with Scrambled Eggs & Bacon-Veggie Hash

Try this hearty entree for your next Sunday brunch. See recipe here.

Corn Muffins with Hatch Chiles

Create the perfect dinner muffin with Hatch Chiles and fresh corn kernels. See recipe here.

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Back to School Essentials for Packing Lunches

Summer is winding down and the kids are headed back to school. Make sure you’re sending your kids back to school packed with healthy lunches and snacks. We’ve got a few items in stock that’ll help make that happen:

1. PackIt Freezable Lunch Bags

You’ll never need ice packs for lunch bags again. These PackIt lunch bags have built-in freezable gel. Put the entire bag in your freezer overnight. By morning the bag will be ready to chill like a fridge and ..read more

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Hatch Chile Guacamole Eggs Benedict

Ingredients: Makes 4 servings

(Melissa’s Guacamole) 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and diced 1 lime, juiced 1 Roma Tomato, ends trimmed: diced 1 clove peeled garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 1 teaspoon Melissa’s Hot Hatch Chile Powder As needed salt and pepper

(California Avocado Commission Eggs Benedict) 2 teaspoon vinegar 8 large eggs 8 whole wheat English muffins, split 1 cup crumbled queso fresco As needed minced cilantro, for garnish

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New Local Products Worth a Try

Winner of a gold medal at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair, this healthy granola was created by 3 friends and is produced in Sebastopol, CA.  It is wheat free, dairy free, and salt free, all natural and delicious.

Made from her grandmother’s recipe, San Rafael resident Kara Romanik has made some amazing pies.  Available as a whole pie or “pocket size”, they are free of preservatives.  Therefore, the pies are sold frozen and are delicious hot out of the oven.  Flavors of ..read more