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Cheese for Valentine’s? Yes, please.

by Dany Schutte in Cheese

Wow, February is here already, I can’t believe how fast this year is starting to roll.
Speaking of February, how can we miss all the pink and red hearts everywhere? Yep, Valentine’s Day is upon us. Each location will be getting in some little special heart-shaped cheeses for the celebration. But if you are in Chapel Hill, go see Maggie and her team, they have something extra special for you. Some red buckets have been… read more

Charleston Chili Throwdown Winners

in Cheese, 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

Prep for Game Day

 
Shop our extensive selection of game day entertainment needs – 806 types of beer, 129 of chips and 223 salsas and dips and 192 nuts. With snacks like these, who’s keeping score?
Want to toast your chosen team? Try a craft beer from the home state of each competing team, Massachusetts and Washington. 
 

 
Spencer Trappist Ale
The Spencer recipe was inspired by the traditional refectory… read more

For the Ones You Love – Valentine’s Events

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

Valentine’s Day with Southern Season means treating the ones you love to epicurean delights. Make their culinary dreams come true with an unforgettable experience in one of our cooking schools or dine at one of our restaurants over Valentine’s Day weekend and a enjoy special romance-themed menu selected by our chefs
At each of our locations you will find classes and special dinner events to show them just… read more

Chapel Hill Wine Sale

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

Come into Southern Season and celebrate French culture. All French wine, beer and vermouths on sale at 20% off now through Monday, January 19. Don’t forget our special value Case of the Month for January. 
 
In addition to a great sale on French spirits, check out our Cheese feature and Deli specials:
 Vieux Cru des Cremiers – $23.99Made in the Jura Mountains from unpasteurized cow’s milk,… read more

Kitchen Queries – Immersion Blenders

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

Celebrate National Hot Tea Month With Us

by Caroline Cahan in Cheese, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, News & Events, Wine & Beer, Learn, Recipes, Coffee & Tea

This month, we’re celebrating National Hot Tea Month, and will have ongoing samplings, information sharing and more at the tea counter in our stores. In case you can’t make it to the store shop our selection of tea online.
We’ll start with some basic information and general tips and expand from there. Each week we’ll concentrate on a different category, beginning with the Herbal or Botanical category,… read more

Make Eating Good Cheese a Resolution in 2015!

by Dany Schutte in Cheese, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, News & Events, Wine & Beer, Learn, Recipes, Coffee & Tea, Cheese

Happy New Year! Hope the holidays treated everyone well. The New Year brings an opportunity for new beginnings, and thus I jump into my new adventure as the buyer in the cheese category here at Southern Season with full force. They say a good cheese counter is a cooperative effort of the cheesemonger’s palette and the customer’s desires. It is with this in mind I begin the New Year, travelling through the other locations,… read more

National Bloody Mary Day

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

Celebrate the Holidays with Cheese!

by Dany Schutte in Cheese, Learn, News & Events, Recipes, News & Events, Wine & Beer, Learn, Recipes, Coffee & Tea, Cheese, Learn, Wine & Beer, Cheese

Can you believe December is upon us already? I certainly am struggling with that realization. A lot has happened in my world within the last six months. I came aboard Southern Season in June to open the Richmond location and run the cheese counter there. Then a month ago, Matt Hart, the cheesemonger you all know and love from the Chapel Hill location, moved on to another gig. Good luck to you, Matt, we will still be seeing… read more