Tag: Vegetarian


All About Black Beldi Olives

Dry-cured black olives of the Beldi variety are harvested late in the season at their fullest ripeness, developing a dense, rich, fruit flavor and dramatically dark color. They are sundried to perfection, and this dry cure creates the delicate, wrinkled, shiny skin with a meaty texture.

One of the best ways to serve Black Beldi olives is as a component to a grain salad. The deep flavors of the olive pair nicely with the subtlety of grains such as couscous or bulgur wheat. Additional ..read more


All About Red Peppadew Peppers

The red peppadew is a sweet piquante pepper cured in a sweet and sour brine. The result is an adventurous combination of sweet, sharp, savory and spicy flavors. Peppadews are available in both mild and hot varieties, both of which have the crisp texture of the familiar hot pepper. However, the flavor profile is entirely different than a hot pepper and the seeds are always removed.

One of the best ways to serve peppadews is as a quick appetizer. Simply leave them whole and ..read more


Recipe: Crêpes with Bonne Maman Preserves

Crêpes with Bonne Maman Preserves are delicious for breakfast as well as snacks & desserts. Crêpes are thin pancakes made with a flour-based batter. This famous French dish is loved around the world and often comes folded and filled with all sorts of sweet fillings.

Crêpes are easy to make: simply cook a basic batter in a frying pan and fill it with your favorite flavor of Bonne Maman Preserves or Jelly. The full flavor and fruity texture of Bonne Maman complement ..read more


Mollie Stone’s & Hodo Soy Beanery Deli Salads

Mollie Stone’s has partnered with Oakland-based Hodo Soy Beanery to create delicious, healthy salads to delight your palate and with plenty of protein to fortify you throughout all adventures.

Chefs from Mollie Stone’s and Hodo worked together to develop four recipes available exclusively in Mollie Stone’s deli counters (selection varies by season). Each Hodo salad is gluten-free, and either vegetarian or vegan. They are delicious cold or hot, as a snack or over a grain or lettuce for a hearty meal. ..read more


Hodo Soy Beanery & How Tofu Is Made

Oakland-based Hodo Soy Beanery handcrafts the finest tofu and yuba possible, using only fresh soybeans, filtered water and no preservatives.

Made with organic, non-GMO beans sourced from a family farm in the US, Hodo products have a wonderful texture, fresh flavor and are packed with health benefits. Soy is a complete protein, boasting all of the essential amino acids necessary for a balanced diet. At a whopping 17g of protein per 3oz serving, Hodo tofu has over 50% more protein than ..read more

Cheese, Produce

Blue Cheese Crumbles & Pear Salad

Visually elegant and extraordinarily tasty, this Blue Cheese Crumbles & Pear Salad recipe is a keeper for entertaining company as well as everyday enjoyment!

This sweet & savory salad is made with pears that are cored and sliced, then layered with a perfectly dressed watercress/blue cheese/pecan salad. Litehouse’s Blue Cheese Vinaigrette adds another subtle layer of blue cheese flavor. Or, for an even more intense flavor, try Litehouse’s Original Blue Cheese dressing.

Keep reading for the recipe & assembly directions!

Gluten Free, Specialties

Gluten Free and Vegan Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

Dietary restrictions certainly don’t have to get in the way of a delicious and memorable Thanksgiving meal. Mollie Stone’s is committed to offering a variety of ready-to-eat products, ingredients and recipes that support your special diet during the holidays.

We asked our buyers to share some of their favorite products and browsed our recipe collection to come up with suggested menus for those who will be having a gluten free or vegan meal this Thanksgiving. Keep reading for our menu ideas! ..read more


Soup’s On at Mollie Stone’s!

Mollie Stone’s offers 20 different soups, bisques, chilis and chowders to satisfy any palate with a hearty warming meal. We adore these soups for either lunch or dinner, especially with some freshly baked Rustic Bread, cornbread or a roll from our bakery. Sometimes we’ll also pick up a side salad or half sandwich, or top our bowl of steaming soup with some grated cheese and chopped green onion.

Our soup bars proudly serve a variety of soups from the list below every ..read more


Crunch on with Brad’s Raw Leafy Kale!

Are you searching for a guiltless yet satisfying snack with awesome health benefits? You aren’t alone! In fact, that search is what led to the creation of Brad’s Raw Foods and Leafy Kale. In 2007, Brad Gruno embraced the health benefits of eating raw food, but he couldn’t escape his need for that familiar crunch. Experimentation led him to something flavorful, crunchy AND healthy. All of Brad’s products are dehydrated below 115 degrees to preserve vital nutrients and enzymes, and ..read more