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How to Make Seafood Pot Pie

Looking to find great seafood choices while you are still sheltering in place; and even after restrictions start to relax a bit? My friends at

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Learn How To Cook with Heidi Billotto

Want to learn how to cook? Although I hate that we can’t be gathered together in the kitchen, on the farm or around the table;

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Cooking Classes Online Spring 2020

Post Update: Check out the list of all the new 2020 Spring and Summer cooking classes here… Honestly, this is not how I pictured my

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The Karma of Local Cucumbers

Its time to celebrate the season with all that is local and right now for Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, that means celebrating the karma of local cucumbers.

The Sugar (& Cinnamon) To Sprinkle on Your Snow Day

Charlotte NC based Food writer, Heidi Billotto, shares how to sweeten your snow day with a sprinkle of sugar and cinnamon on a mouthwatering fresh baked treat!

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November and December Cooking Classes and Recipes

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!

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Cooking Classes Fall and Holiday 2018 Update

Lots to love about Heidi Billotto’s fa; series of On the Farm and At Home with Heidi cooking classes. Call your friends and make your reservations now!

October

October 2018 Nibbles & Sips

Eat Local, Drink Local This October If you haven’t already given it a read, check out my October Eat Local, Drink Local blog post, “Salamis to Stock:Five

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Cooking Classes with Heidi Billotto: Sept-Nov 2018

Let’s plan to have some fun and get cooking. We are excited to share this list of all new Cooking Classes for September, October and

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June Nibbles & Sips: Cooking Classes, Farm Benefit Dinners, Food, Mood & More

Tell Them Heidi Sent You!  This  June edition of Nibbles & Sips offers lots of ways to eat and drink local this month in the

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Grilling NC Beef – Meet your Local Ranchers & Watch a Recipe Video, Too!

In the mood to start Grilling NC Beef? You can get started at the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market on Saturday, watch this video later on

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Meat Me At The Farmers’ Market: Eat Local North Carolina Beef

It’s Time to Eat Local North Carolina Beef And just like, that the weather turned the corner and we go from ice cold frosty mornings

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Spring 2018 Update: Cooking Classes You’re Going to LOVE!

Its official – we are cooking up a storm. Here is an update of my ongoing 2018 Cooking Class Schedule with  two fabulous On the Farm

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Feb & Mar 2018: Four Fabulous Cooking Classes with Heidi Billotto

Wow what a month it has been. I have a had a blast cooking with all of you at catering jobs and private cooking classes

Sweet & Savory for the Holiday Season

I have a dear friend who is fond of the saying, “You can’t buy Happiness, but you sure can bake it!” Truer words were never

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November/ December 2017 Cooking Classes: At Home with Heidi

Anyone can cook, let Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto show you how to make it fun!! Each of my cooking classes  classes include  the preparation

Fresh from the Farmers’ Market: Pork Chops and Sweet Tater Tots

I love shopping at farmers’ markets and eating local. For those of you who have read the stories I share on these digital pages, or

All Things Ginger-licious

Its that time of the year, when  the summer heat starts to give way to the cooler days of fall. If you are Mary Roberts

In Honor of Julia – My Julia Child Story

This Tuesday August 15 2017  would have been Julia Child’s 105th birthday. I invite you to join me in celebration at my annual In Honor

North Carolina Fish Tales: A Cookbook, Soft Crabs & A Day Down East

For those of you who follow my blog and my social media feeds, you already know that  I am all about supporting local farmers and

I Heart You! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Its a little heart-shaped kiss of everyone’s favorite seasonal sweet… and its on my  list of “Things That Make You Go Mmmmmm…“ Whether you are

Weekend Eats Atlanta: Restaurants to Put on Your Radar

Atlanta has a lot of great restaurants  – and, not to pick sides this close to the Superbowl, one pretty good football team.   And

The Sugar (& Cinnamon) To Sprinkle on Your Snow Day

Dateline: January 6 2017 , Charlotte NC. So they say its going to snow. That’s #SnOMG or #Snomageddon for those of you anxious to share

Seasonally Speaking: It’s Time for Local Organic Baby Ginger

To every time (and to every fruit, flower, herb and vegetable) there is a season. Back in 2011, it was my pleasure to join a

A Taste of Spring: Asparagus

Spring is my favorite season. In my hometown of Charlotte, NC it starts with the first crocus, then the cherry trees add a pop of color and after a long winter’s break, the beautiful Bradford Pear trees which line many a street in town, burst forth with blossoms. For about a week, the city is awash in white blossoms and that’s when you know it – you’re on the cusp of asparagus season.

I Heart You Happy Valentine’s Day

Its a  little heart-shaped kiss of everyone’s favorite seasonal sweet… Whether you are planning on saying “Be Mine” or “See Ya” to your sweetie this

In Celebration of Julia and Four More Fabulous Cooking Classes

Anyone can cook, let me show you how to make it fun! You’ll find  the entire list of my new August, September and October cooking classes each week in my