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I saw Hatch chiles at the downtown Whole Foods. 33 cents a pound (sale pricing). This seems a little early, but no complaints. The only thing I like about August in Austin are all the Hatch choices.

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  1. I missed their $.33/lb sale last year. It seems early for them to be running the sale. I'm not ready for them yet - I hope they're still on sale next week.

    1. heb had mild hatches available last last week (thursday/friday) but i didn't note the prices.

      1. time for Hatch--- mac and cheese, Hatch bread, hatch ommlets.... yay hatch it baby

        1. Got some at the WF here in SA the other day, the hots were nice and spicy!

          1. $2.78/lb at the Slaughter HEB yesterday, $.68/lb at Central Market. The "Milds" were more of Medium. Made a big 3lb batch of Green Chile Sauce (about a half gallon).

            1. Hatch peppers are overrated. Plus, I don't need hatch cookies, hatch ice cream, hatch stuffed hatch peppers, and hatch soap.

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              1. re: Longhorn13

                Agreed on the some of the sillier items, but the sausages and hamburgers are often quite nice.

                I disagree with the overrated, but I did see this article from a New Mexican basically saying Hatch itself is nothing different than a typical New Mexico green chile--just a marketing gimmick. http://alibi.com/food/43183/A-Myth-Ha...

              2. I tried the Hatch Sausages from HEB and they were great. Four (4) links for $3.97 if I remember correctly.

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                1. re: danny_w

                  Yea, those sausages were good. Trying the HEB hatch burger tonight.
                  Made some queso flameado with some hots from WF last weekend.