I don’t know who decided to fry the first green tomatoes, but I am sure glad they did! Credited with strictly Southern roots, a quick
Heidi Billotto shares more on cooking with eggs, plus this post includes a fun video and a delicious recipe for Heidi’s Spinach Souffle!
Nothing like fresh local eggs. The taste is divine so use them for every meal! Heidi Billotto shares all you need to know about cooking with local eggs.
Here is a wonderful way to eat local this late spring early summer season! Local strawberries across the Carolina’s are in their prime. So dig in and enjoy! Heidi Billotto shares two great strawberry recipes in this post – one sweet, the other savory.
Time for a road trip to the Heart of North Carolina. Let Heidi Billotto take you on a tour of all there is to see and do ( and eat and drink) in and around Asheboro NC. #TellThemHeidiSentYou
A round of cocktails in Charlotte’s Spring and Summer seasons beg for the invitation to be enjoyed al fresco. Join Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto as she sips her way through a list of her favorite spots to enjoy a cocktail with a view.
Springtime in Charlotte means there are so many great things to do that it could make your head spin. But, have no fear, I’m here to help narrow it down with a few suggestions all part of this Springtime edition of Nibbles & Sips at HeidiBillottoFood.com
Everyone loves a meatball. Could be all beef, could be vegetarian, could be chicken or turkey. No matter the core ingredients, the mention of a meatball is always a crowd pleaser. Read more to see how meatball mania is a part of Heidi Billotto’s On the Farm classes this spring season!
Food Writer, Heidi Billotto says. “Smile and Say Cheese, Please” as she shares six local North Carolina dairies and creameries that should be on your eat local list.
Join Heidi Billotto as she visits NC dairy farms, enjoying a variety of local artisan and farmstead cheese. Time to Smile and say NC Cheese, please!
The Mediterranean Diet was ranked the 2019 Best Diet Overall by the US News and World Report. Eating yogurt as is, or using it in recipes, is a great way to bring the Mediterranean Diet to your table. Charlotte Food writer, shares several great ways to keep things healthy and cook with yogurt. #UndeniablyDairy
With 137 different participating restaurants in Queen’s Feast 2019, there are lots of choices to be made. Read as Food and Restaurant writer, Heidi Billotto shares a few of her favorites with photos, menu suggestions and a video, too!
And just like that we find ourselves in the middle of January 2019. Let Charlotte food writer, Heidi Billotto guide you as you hone your dining out plans for Charlotte Restaurant Week, Winter Queen’s Feast 2019.
Time to tune in and turn on your restaurant radar. How many times to you find yourself in search of something new? While there is always time to enjoy the “same old – same old”, its also fun to venture out of the box and try on a new and flavorful find. Take it from food writer Heidi Billotto, you are going to love these six special hidden gems.
How many times to you find yourself looking for a new restaurant? When you travel and want to stop for a non fast food bite,
Looking for some fun last minute appetizers that can take you into the new year? Food writer Heidi Billotto has the answer and it all starts with NC Sweet Potatoes!
In this series of local craft cocktail recipe posts, from Food Writer, Heidi Billotto, you’ll find recipes using local spirits and beverages. Featured in our glasses in this Drink Local post: the delicious family of spirits from Durham Distillery from Durham, North Carolina!
Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to the art of plate presentation. Use this post from Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto, as a guide for a few quick Holiday How-To’s that will take you through the season and keep your plating game strong throughout the year.
Its always time to Drink Local and this holiday season there are many local options with which to craft your holiday cocktails and mocktails. In this post Heidi Billotto shares six delicious options and will surprise you with a sweet treat at the end!
Love to cook with local products, produce and proteins? Heidi Billotto has lots of wonderful cooking classes coming up in November on through the holidays. Make plans now to join in the fun or plan a private cooking class all your own!
I love sharing new recipes in these posts, in my cooking classes and on the televised cooking segments I am asked to do from month
How Do You Like Your Sweet Potatoes? Many of you may only think about this locally grown vegetable around Thanksgiving when you will use it
Cheers to North Carolina’s Thriving Community of Distillers and Legal Moonshine Raise your glasses and say, “Cheers!” Some 84 years ago today Prohibition in