Macaroni and cheese, meatloaf, fried chicken–we love our comfort food but on a cold winter day, nothing warms quite like a bowl full of steaming chili. Formally called “chili con carne,” the stew-like dish that originated as a blend of dried chile peppers and beef is one of the country’s most popular comforting meals (in one form or another) from coast to coast.
No one knows for sure when and how chili originated… read more
At Southern Season, our chefs are led by Spencer Carter. As Executive Corporate Chef, he is in charge of all food and kitchen operations at Weathervane in Chapel Hill and Southerly in both Richmond and Mount Pleasant. The kitchen staffs are structured differently at each location but below are the main teams at our award-winning restaurants. We are very proud of our staffs and their accomplishments. Just visit our… read more
Legendary chef and restaurateur Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935) gets much of the credit for popularizing French cooking. In his classic book Le Guide Culinaire, first published in 1903, Escoffier established one of the great foundations for all cooking when he refined and adapted the recipes for the five “mother sauces.” Another of his great culinary contributions was the introduction of the brigade system… read more
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
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
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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
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:
Our Chapel Hill Cooking School Manager, Ellen… read more
After a fierce competition between staff members at our Charleston, SC store on January 24 in our Chili Throwdown, we have winners!
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
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil1 Tbsp White Truffle Oil1 medium red onion1 1/2 lb beef… read more
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
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