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Mother’s Day Gifts – Ideas and Inspiration

by Caitlin Doyle - House and Home Buyer in Learn

Hi everyone!
My name is Caitlin Doyle, and I am Southern Season’s House & Home Buyer.  I joined the Southern Season team back in September and am very excited to write my first blog post, especially because it is for Mother’s Day.  We have tons of great products for your amazing moms!  Jewelry, handbags, and candles are ALWAYS perfect gifts for your mommy! I have listed some of my favorites below! 
JEWELRY:… read more

Sandra Gutierrez, Empanadas and Southern Season

by Sandra A. Gutierrez in Learn, Learn, News & Events

I’m so excited to share the launch of my newest cookbook, Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America, with all of my friends at Southern Season! 
Empanadas are small pies that are filled with myriad kinds of succulent fillings. The stuff inside the dough can be sweet, savory, or a combination of both. In the book, I explain the great story of these little pies and how they arrived in Latin America. I also describe… read more

Classic Comforts for Winter Warmth

in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn

 
 
Wind & Willow TortillaCon Queso Soup Mix
Taste the authentic flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine with this easy and delicious Wind & Willow Tortilla Con Queso Soup Mix. It makes a great dinner for any day of the week, or can be whipped up for special events and parties. 6 servings. $6.49 DETAILS >>
 
 
 

 
 
Wind & Willow Baked Potato Soup Mix Get rich and creamy baked potato… read more

Kitchen Queries – Quick and Healthy

by Emily McGuire in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes

We’re proud of the many experts we have at Southern Season, and they’re here to help you with any conundrums you’re facing in the kitchen. Our video series picks a question from posts tagged #SSKitchenQueries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Post your queries and you may see an answer here!
Recently, we received the following questions:
 

 and

 
Our Chapel Hill Cooking School Manager, … read more

Charleston Chili Throwdown Winners

in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes, Learn, News & Events, Recipes

After a fierce competition between staff members at our Charleston, SC store on January 24 in our Chili Throwdown, we have winners! 

 
Charleston, SC:
 We had a tie in our store near Charleston, SC between the Grocery department and the Perishables Department!
Cousin Chris & Aunt Sarah’s Top Shelf Chili 
Ingredients:
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 Tbsp White Truffle Oil1  medium red onion1 1/2 lb… read more

Kitchen Queries – Immersion Blenders

by Emily McGuire in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, Learn, Recipes

We’re proud of the many experts we have at Southern Season, and they’re here to help you with any conundrums you’re facing in the kitchen. Our video series picks a question every other week from posts tagged #SSKitchenQueries on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Post your queries and you may see an answer here!
 This week, we received the following question:

 
Our Chapel Hill Cooking School… read more

National Bloody Mary Day

by Charlotte Myer in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, Learn, Recipes, Learn, Wine & Beer

 

“I’ve always loved New Year’s Day. More than the festivities of the night before, with their requisite planning, expectations, and the very real risk of having to wear high heels, New Year’s Day always feels like a fresh start: a day of optimism, and looking forward, and of making resolutions. But it’s also a day to sleep in and have a big brunch, which to me has always felt like… read more

Pickles and Preserves – Andrea Weigl

by Emily McGuire in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, Learn, Recipes, Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn

Award winning food writer at the Raleigh, NC News and Observer and author of a new cookbook Pickles and Preserves, Andrea Weigl is an expert on putting delicious things in jars. She uses the best of each season’s harvest to preserve produce for year round enjoyment with extensively tested recipes. 
In November, we are extremely pleased to host Andrea in two pickling events. We caught up with her to give you a… read more

Vivian Howard’s Picks: Hometown Hero

in Learn, Learn, News & Events, Learn, Learn, Learn, Recipes, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, Learn, Recipes, Learn, Wine & Beer, Learn, Learn, News & Events

“Every town, big or small, has this guy. He’s a fixture at every fundraiser, a little league coach, and the guy who invites all the new folks in town over to his house for a barbecue. Unofficial mayors lack pretense, understand quality and love a salty peanut. So say thank you to the “guy who knows everybody’s name” with a few things he’ll enjoy.” – Vivian Howard
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