Hatch Chile Cornbread

It’s that time of the year again–Hatch Chile season! In less than a couple of weeks, we will be teaming up with local supermarkets in Southern California and all over the nation to distribute and roast these highly coveted chiles. Because Hatch Chiles are only available for a short period of time in August and September, […]

Hatch Chile Queso Fundido

Cheese lovers, gather round. This week’s recipe is just for you. Traditionally served as a cookout or restaurant staple, Queso Fundido is one of those recipes that never fail to get the party started. After all, what’s better than a skillet of gooey molten cheese, served bubbling hot alongside tortilla chips? We can’t really think […]

10 Ways to Enjoy Melissa’s Chiles

Some like it hot. Some like it sweet. No matter the preference, chiles play an integral role in the many cuisines all around the world. And while there are the chile-heads who are all about pushing their Scoville unit limits, chiles and peppers are so much more than just about heat. Their flavor profiles can range from not […]

Hatch Chile Recipe Roundup

As that time of the year draws closer, we find ourselves looking forward to another delicious Hatch Chile season. In just a couple of short weeks, many supermarkets throughout the United States will transform into bonafide roasting pits. There, chile-heads and customers can gather at these stores to enjoy roasted Hatch Chiles, as well as sample […]

Hatch Chile Beef Empanadas

Whenever there’s a crowd to feed, empanadas are our favorite go-to item. They can be eaten for any occasion at just about any time of the day, whether for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even an afternoon snack. Pastries stuffed with various meats and fillings can be found all over the world such as turnovers, pies, […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Hatch Chiles

There’s something about Hatch Chiles that always sends us into a feverish frenzy every time its season comes around. Unknown outside its home region back in the day, the Hatch chile has developed into a cult classic throughout Southern California today. Now known as one of the finest chiles in the world, the Hatch chiles […]