Sweet Heat


During Hatch-A-Palooza, we’re serving up treats that bring together the delicious combination of sweet and heat. We’ve paired lemon, lime, and chocolate with Hatch peppers with delightful results. 

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Drink Your Peppers


Perhaps you like to drink your Hatch peppers. Well, then you don’t want to miss these roasty beers, all made right here in our fine state with Hatch chiles fresh from New Mexico.

They have smoky, roasty flavor notes that pair well with summer foods and refresh all on their own.

Drink them, share them, marinate chicken in them – whatever you do, you’re sure to enjoy them. 

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Hatch Chiles as the Main Event


Serve a dinner so good your family will clamor for an encore with these Central Market finds that feature Hatch chiles as part of the middle-of-plate main attraction. Chops to soups, we have you covered from big appetites to small.  

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Absinthe & Hatch Chile Salami


Absinthe AND salami? AND Hatch chiles? Is today the best day of your life or what?! All the thanks for this magical creation goes to the folks at Zoe’s Meats and The Salami Store. They infused Hatch
peppers with absinthe and incorporated them into an uncured dry pork salami.

And rather than keepingit all to themselves, they’re letting us share it with you!


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Poolside Hatch-A-Palooza


My sister came to visit this week, and seeing as how it’s summer in Texas, I knew we’d be spending a lot of time in the pool. So, I headed to straight to Central Market to fill my cart with snacks, food for the grill, and cold drinks. We were going to have our very own poolside Hatch-A-Palooza.

Top of my list? Hatch Chile con Queso!  

But I learned a valuable lesson this shopping trip…Don’t wait until 8 p.m. to queso shop, because it’s at the top of EVERYBODY’S list! 

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Win a Trip to New Mexico!


Want to visit the Hatch pepper homeland? Enter with Texas Monthly for a chance to win a trip to New Mexico provided by the New Mexico Tourism Department!  

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Rock On, Hatch Heads!


Your long wait is over – it’s time to rock out at Hatch-A-Palooza! We have fresh and freshly roasted Hatch chilies in store for you RIGHT NOW and no VIP ticket or backstage pass is needed. We see you, hitting the road from Oklahoma and Tennessee. We see you, making room in your freezers, planning your weekend recipes, and doing happy dances across Texas. And we get it: Hatch is here and it’s time to jam!

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Ketchup and Mustard, Central Market Style


Your Central Market beef burger isn't your ordinary patty, so why top it with ordinary ketchup and mustard? Here are some ideas for elevating your red and yellow bottles, Central Market style! (And we threw in an interesting mayo for good measure.)

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The Burger Revolution Is Here


The Burger Revolution will not be televised. So get up, get out, and get going to Central Market -- you don't want to miss this! Summer grilling is not slowing down, and we've got what you need to fill your grill with sizzling Natural Angus beef burgers packed with flavor. We make them by hand every day and offer a variety of styles and flavors. So join the Revolution – with extra pickles and onions.   

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Know Your Figs


California figs are here! When you stop in to pick up shrimp before the end of our shrimp event, make a stop in Produce and look at the wide variety of sweet and delicious figs we have for you. New to figs? Here's a guide to types, flavors, and even a little history. 

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