Gifts for People Who Love to Cook

Natalia Sofia's Italian Dinner

Do you have people on your list who just love to cook? Get them a gift they’ll absolutely love at Maisie Jane’s! All of our beautiful gift baskets are filled with treats that any food lover will enjoy. But some are especially designed with chefs or people who appreciate just good old-fashioned home-cooking in mind. […]

Posted on December 6th, 2018

Celebrate the Holidays with Local Products at Maisie Jane’s!

From the Heartland Gift Box

Happy Holidays from Maisie Jane’s! Can you believe we’ve been a local Chico business for 25 years? The devastating Camp Fire that happened right here in Butte County is deeply on our minds as many of our employees and friends have lost their homes. We’re extremely grateful that our farm and staff are safe and […]

Posted on November 28th, 2018

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Coconut Cream Pie with Almond Crust (Recipe)

Pumpkin Coconut Cream Pie with Almond Crust

Last week I had a severe hankering for Pumpkin Pie! I just couldn’t wait for Thanksgiving anymore so I decided to give in to the craving. And I’m so glad I did—we enjoyed it so much at our house! Talk about comfort food! But first, I had to appease the part of myself that’s attempting […]

Posted on November 21st, 2018

Family Fun Gift Basket For Chico Locals in Time for Thanksgiving

Family Fun Gift Basket

Calling all Chico Locals! Order our Family Fun Basket #1 by Nov. 20th and you’ll get 15% off and will be able to pick it up in our gift shop in time for Thanksgiving! This is truly one of our very favorite gift baskets. It’s filled with a wonderful assortment of Maisie Jane’s treats! You’ll […]

Posted on November 19th, 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

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

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

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

Want to Improve Your Mood? Eat More Nuts!

Woman in a Good Mood

Followers of this blog know by now that nuts can be a wonderful part of a healthy diet for physical reasons. They are full of protein and lots of good nutrients and, when eaten in moderation, studies have shown that they can help lower your risk of heart disease, help control diabetes, lower your bad […]

Posted on September 27th, 2018

Are You Eating a Nut or a Seed?

Nuts and Seeds

Or could it be both? It turns out that nuts are seeds but not all seeds are nuts. And then there are foods we popularly call nuts that might technically be considered fruit! AND there are nut-like seeds found inside some fruits that are botanically called something else altogether: drupes! It’s all so confusing. I […]

Posted on September 25th, 2018