As summer simmers down with the approach of fall, The Fresh Market prepares for the arrival of Hatch chiles. Sizzling into the late-summer season, their brief appearance will make a lasting impression, as they heat up grocery shelves, restaurant menus and recipes. The Fresh Market welcomes the Hatch’s short stay on Saturday, August 22 from 1-5 p.m. by hosting its annual chile-bration, featuring a fiery Hatch chile roasting. Local chefs will also lead free culinary demonstrations at select The Fresh Market neighborhood locations.*
Did you know? Available for a limited time each year – from late-July to early-September, Hatch chiles from Hatch, N.M. (the chile capital of the world!) are a foodie’s culinary gem. These bigger, milder chile peppers are often featured in many Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes for their vibrant flavors and described as having a subtly sweet, spicy and smoky flavor profile. Praised for their lively colors, Hatch chiles’ will liven up your guacamole and fire up your burger, and they are only available for a limited time at The Fresh Market.