An Almond Farmer’s Life at Harvest

An Almond Farmer’s Life at Harvest Here at Maisie Jane’s we love to give you an authentic look at the almond farmer’s life.  One of the most exciting and busy times of the year for us is HARVEST!  The farmer must be the master scheduler, paying the up-most attention to their every orchard.  You see, […]

Posted on September 4th, 2021

The Countdown To Harvest Begins

It’s that time of the year again. When the shells start to split, it’s almost time to pick, or shake in our case! If you take a stroll down the lanes of an almond orchard right about now, the nuts are speaking to us. A tell-tale sign that harvest is growing near is when the […]

Posted on July 27th, 2021

“Am-end” or “Almond”?

If you grew up in Chico or anywhere in the Northern California region you may know about the almond pronunciation debacle. We can’t tell you how many times we’ve travelled elsewhere, mentioned the word, and gotten a look of puzzlement. Well, today we want to explain to you why this four generation farming family of […]

Posted on June 9th, 2021

We Are Nuts About Nuts!

In case you didn’t know, we are nuts about nuts. We mean it! It doesn’t stop at almonds, or cashews, or walnuts. Have you ever been in a “snacky” mood and sat down with a bag of pistachios? before you know it, theres a larger pile of shells than the bag itself! You keep saying […]

Posted on May 26th, 2021

May is for Mothers

If there is ever a more appropriate day to be called a holiday, well, it would have to be a day dedicated to the person who started it all. A mother is truly a gift that should be cherished and loved. Whether you’re a grandmother, a new mother, a friend who is a mother, or […]

Posted on April 18th, 2021

Balsamic Almond Butter Dressing

Spring is here! Which means evening bike rides, blooms at Table Mountain, the welcoming of short sleeves, and fresh fruits and veggies galore! Whatever spring means to you, get outside and do it!  We just love our home town of Chico for its spring and summers, and especially for its farmer’s markets! We have a […]

Posted on April 6th, 2021

Healthy Cashew Butter Twix Bars

In honor of “Nut Butter Bananza” month we have another amazing nut butter dessert coming your way! Since we usually show more love to our smooth and crunchy almond butter babes, we thought this week we could shed some light on our creamy, decadent cashew butter. All nut butters are pretty much inter-changeable,  so if […]

Posted on March 26th, 2021

Go Nuts Over Nut Butter!

Peanut butter and jelly is a staple item in kids lunches, on the go munchies, and late night sweet and salty cravings. Fights over which is better, smooth or crunchy, have been on-going because BOTH are delicious! But, do you know what is equally delicious and arguably even better? Almond butter! You can sub almond […]

Posted on March 10th, 2021

Almond Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Being that almond butter is basically a super food in our humble opinion, we LOVE that this cookie recipe puts it center stage with only three other ingredients. Yes,  this almond butter cookie recipe only requires four ingredients and still taste delicious. It’s always nice to be able to indulge on sweets and actually be […]

Posted on March 2nd, 2021

Blossom Season Is Here!

As you may have noticed driving around Chico or the surrounding areas, everything is a’bloom! It’s our favorite time of year.  Almond blossoms come from the deciduous tree in the rose family known as Prunus dulcis. They are relatives of the apricot, cherry, peach and plum families.  Our trees will keep producing blossoms until about mid-end […]

Posted on February 20th, 2021