Tag: Vegetarian


Hatch Chiles Give Classic Cornbread a Kick

Hatch Chiles can be added to just about any dish to add great taste with a subtle heat. One of our favorite ways to capture the flavor of Hatch Chiles is in this classic cornbread recipe.

Before embarking on any recipe, first read our how-to guide on roasting and prepping Hatch Chiles.


Spice Up Baked Potatoes with Hatch Chiles

Tired of the same boring baked potato? Add some spice with the uniquely amazing taste of Hatch Chile peppers. Creamy and zesty, these potatoes take twice baked potatoes to another level.

For the best flavor, learn how to roast and peel Hatch Chiles. Then, read on for the recipe.

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Easy Cheesy Hatch Chile Relleno Casserole

The beloved Hatch Chile is used in many signature Southwestern dishes. This recipe is reminiscent of classic chile rellenos, with famously flavorful Hatch Chiles baked into a warm cheesy casserole. It can be baked ahead and enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, dinner…the possibilities are endless!

First, read our how-to guide for roasting and prepping Hatch Chiles. Then, try the simple, crowd-pleasing recipe.


Haig’s Delicacies: Bringing the Mediterranean to the Bay Area

It’s hard to believe, but it wasn’t always easy to find good falafel in San Francisco. An Armenian immigrant named Haig changed that when he opened his small shop in 1956. On a popular corner in the Richmond District, Haig began serving traditional Mediterranean foods and selling rare international spices, coffees, teas and gifts. His shop was one of the first to sell falafel sandwiches in the city, and chef and writer James Beard was a frequent visitor.


Recipe: Marvel Stripe and Fresh Mozzarella Crostini with Rustic Pesto

Marvel Stripes are a large, late season heirloom tomato with alternating red and yellow or orange stripes. They are meaty and mild. In this recipe, they complement both the delicate flavor of fresh mozzarella and the zing of freshly made pesto.


Remove the leaves from 1 bunch of basil and chop roughly. Mince 1 clove of garlic. Add basil and garlic to a food processor and purée with 3-4 ..read more


A recipe to kick off heirloom tomato season

Cherokee Purple, Black Prince and other black/purple/brown heirloom tomato varieties are always the first to ripen, and are the most abundant early in the season.


Dice 1 large or 2 smaller Cherokee Purple (or other brown or purple tomatoes), removing the core. Toss in a bowl with 1/2 teaspoon salt and let sit for 10 minutes, then drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil.

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New To Our Shelves: Top 10 for July 2014

Our top picks for July feature healthy snacks, products to boost your energy for summer activities, delicious condiments, and great meat alternatives that will turn up the taste on any vegetarian meal.

1. Seasnax Chompers or Stix Seasnax are the perfect bite-size snacks. Chomperz are delicious seaweed curls wrapped in rice and seasoned just right. Stix are a light, crispy treat that you can enjoy anytime to satisfy that sudden craving or snack attack. Take both on your next trip, hike, or ..read more


A Summer Salad To Go

As the warm weather arrives in the Bay Area, so does the need for healthy and refreshing meals that can be brought along on any summertime adventure. Whether it is to the office or the beach, mason jar salads are a simple way to pack a lot of fresh flavor into a small package.  These sustainable containers can be layered with any variety of ingredients from your local Mollie Stone’s Market and enjoyed by the whole family!

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Gluten Free, Specialties

New To Our Shelves: Top 10 for June 2014

Trends for June include pea protein, alternative grains, vegetables everywhere you look, and modern ingredient twists on classic favorites.

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1. Xumma Semi Sweet Cola Say “zuh-mah.” Xumma is a semi sweet cola, meaning it is much less sweet than what you’re used to. It has about half the sugar of the big cola brands, and no artificial sweeteners or ingredients. It starts with sparkling water, with just enough pure, natural cane sugar to complement the cola.

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New To Our Shelves: Top 10 for May 2014

The weather is warming up, so we’re enjoying new refreshing juices, smoothies, salsas and more.

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1. Udi’s Gluten Free Entrees Udi’s has done it again with their new entree meals made with gluten free and non-GMO pasta that retain texture with great taste. Just heat and serve for a delicious, convenient, gluten free meal anytime.

2. Everyone’s Hand Sanitizer Everyone’s new hand sanitizers are a natural, plant-based alternative with pure essential oils that clean your hands and refresh your senses. Available in ..read more