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Flavor of the Week: Hatch chile gains 97% in menu mentions

The pepper is a darling of the American Southwest

The Hatch chile hails from the Hatch Valley in New Mexico, where it is roasted in the late summer and fall. The ingredient is a darling of the American Southwest that is having a moment on menus in the United States, with a 97% increase in mentions over the past four years. The pepper can be found in everything from sauces to spirits, and even the occasional dessert.

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