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Gift Basket for Mother's Day

Did you know that if you live in or near Chico, CA that you can order items you want from us online and pick them up in our country store? Choose the perfect gift to add to the table for holiday gatherings or to bring a little cheer to people going through a hard time […]

Posted on November 15th, 2018

Feeling Grateful for Local Farmers

Go Country Gift Basket

Today I’m feeling thankful for how rich our local community is in terms of farm-fresh produce and delicious products made from it. Family farms like ours are a big part of what makes this region special. It’s such a gift to be joining hands with so many like-minded family and friends all dedicated to providing […]

Posted on November 8th, 2018

The Oracle of the Nuts

Oracle of the Nuts

Happy Nut-Crack Night! That’s an old Scots and Northern England name for the October 31st holiday of Halloween. It’s starting to get pretty cold in Great Britain at this time of year and people would often sit by the fire, eating the last harvest of nuts and playing divination games. Given that nuts were already […]

Posted on October 30th, 2018

Gift Baskets All Year Round from Maisie Jane’s

Large Family Fun Gift Basket

Almost everyone knows that Maisie Jane’s is the place to shop for the most wonderful selection of gourmet gift baskets for Holiday season gift-giving. Filled with curated groupings of Maisie Jane’s nut products and a wide assortment of delightful offerings from other local farmers and artisans, a beautifully decorated gift basket from Maisie Jane’s is […]

Posted on October 18th, 2018

Celebrating the Red, White and Blue with Fruit Pizza with Almond Crust (Recipe)

Fruit Pizza with Almond Crust

The Fourth of July is coming and I just had to share this recipe! Wouldn’t this Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza look wonderful on your picnic table? Delicious, too, and gluten-free with a tasty coconut almond crust! Fruit Pizza, of course, isn’t a pizza at all in the traditional sense. It uses something more […]

Posted on July 1st, 2018

Gluten-free Flourless Honey Almond Cake for Easter and Passover (Recipe)

Maisie Jane's Roasted Almonds

My mom used to make a Honey Almond cake like this every year for Easter. Her recipe is gone with the wind, unfortunately, so I looked around the internet for something similar. This recipe from Eating Well Magazine caught my eye. It uses almonds instead of traditional flour which makes it appropriate for both Easter […]

Posted on March 28th, 2018

Chocolate Almonds Are an Easter Tradition

Chocolate Almond Polka Dot Gift Bags

If you visit Portugal close to Easter time you are bound to see store windows filled with bowls of almond candies. That’s because it is part of the Portuguese tradition for people to give each other almonds (amêndoas) at Easter. Because they are naturally egg-shaped, they represent Spring fertility or resurrection so godparents give them […]

Posted on March 26th, 2018

Almond Aphrodisiacs for Valentine’s Day

heart shaped dinner plate

Since Valentine’s Day is coming, love is on my mind! Did you know that in ancient times almonds were believed to be an aphrodisiac? Sugared or Chocolate Almonds are used as wedding favors not just because they’re so tasty. In ancient Greece, newlyweds were gifted with almonds so they’d be blessed with children. In the Bible […]

Posted on February 8th, 2018

More Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas from Maisie Jane’s

Family Fun or Office Enjoyment Basket

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers anymore. It’s a day to let anyone in your life know how much you love and appreciate them! And what better way to do that than with a gift box or basket full of their favorite goodies from Maisie Jane’s! It’s […]

Posted on February 6th, 2018

Happy Tu B’Shevat from Maisie Jane’s

“The almond tree is blooming And the golden sun is shining, Birds atop each roof Bless the arrival of the festival. Tu B’Shevat has arrived.” Happy Tu B’Shevat to all our Jewish friends—it’s the Jewish Birthday of the Trees! And the symbol of this holiday is the Almond Tree. In ancient times, the Jewish people […]

Posted on January 30th, 2018