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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

Gluten-Free Comfort Food: Almond-Crusted Schnitzel with Noodles (Recipe)

schnitzel

“Cream colored ponies and crisp apple strudels Door bells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These are a few of my favorite things . . . When the dog bites When the bee stings When I’m feeling sad I simply remember my favorite things […]

Posted on November 13th, 2018

Our Hearts Break for Victims of the Camp Fire

Praying Hands

As I’m writing this blog post, there is a horrific fire raging out of control so close by it is terrifying. Our local world is dark as night because thick smoke is blotting out the sun. The sky is a deep dark orange and it feels like Armageddon. But that’s nothing compared to what many of […]

Posted on November 9th, 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

Almost Instant Pressure Cooker Baked Apples

Pressure Cooker Baked Apples

When was the last time you had a baked apple? I used to LOVE them! They were perhaps my favorite harvest season dessert when I was growing up. But it’s been years since I made this dish myself. I don’t know why—I’ve found recipes that take far less time than the full hour my mother’s […]

Posted on November 6th, 2018

Gift Baskets for Celebrating Thanksgiving

Taste of Nor Cal Gift Basket

Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away and, while it might seem a little early to be planning gifts for the holiday feast, it isn’t if your loved ones live far away! Now is the perfect time to say “I love you, I wish I could be there with you!” by choosing a holiday gift […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

Celebrate with Coconut Almond Macaroon Pie! (Recipe)

Coconut Almond Macaroon Pie

They say it’s our birthday! Happy Birthday to us! Maisie Jane’s California Sunshine Products is 25 years old this month and what better way to celebrate than with Coconut Almond Macaroon Pie, a mouth-watering confection from the Almond Board of California! This pie looks like it would be wonderful for upcoming holiday celebrations but I […]

Posted on October 25th, 2018

Maisie Jane’s California Sunshine Products is 25 Years Old!

25 Year Anniversary

Happy Birthday to us! Happy Birthday to us! This month marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of Maisie Jane’s California Sunshine Products! It all started when Maisie was just 17 and was raising sheep for a Future Farmers of America (FFA) project. At the time her family had been growing almonds for three generations and […]

Posted on October 23rd, 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

Creamy Vegan Tomato and Butternut Squash Soup with Cashew Butter

Soup

Chico weather is SO weird these days. Summer was hot, hot, hot and I’ve been longing for relief. Finally, Fall arrived and the temperatures plummeted 20 degrees overnight! Almost immediately afterwards we were deluged with rain. People are complaining but not me! I love it when the season changes and I get to shut the air […]

Posted on October 11th, 2018