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Aug 18, 2008 10:26 AM

hatch peppers?

Does anybody know where I can get hatch peppers in the Chicago area?

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  1. The Hatch/Annaheim green chilies are available all over Chicago.

    I buy them regularly at Cermak Produce on Kedzie at Berteau (between Irving and Montrose). Cermak Produce is the best!!!

    I've seen them at most Jewel stores as well.

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    1. re: amoncada

      not to dispute what you said amoncada, but I have *never* seen genuine Hatch New Mexico green chile's anywhere in Chicagoland! And as a fanatic about them. I've found that the Anaheim's, while a close cousin to a Mexico, are not a flavorful, although they work as a fair substitute.

      The middle of this month is the chile harvest in New Mexico, and I wish I could be there! But since I cant, I'm buying mine from here:

      Next week they are going to be picked, roasted & flash frozen, I expect my winters supply to arrive in the next 2-3 weeks.

      Lord knows, I cant live without my homemade green chile stew & green chile burgers!!

      1. re: abf005

        Just last year, we were able to get Hatch mild and medium fresh in Milw., but nothing this year, so thanks a ton for the link.