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Kick Up The Flavor for your Superbowl Spread

It’s that time of the year. Superbowl Sunday will most certainly look different for all of us, as we are all still social distancing and

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Cooking with Eggplant

Last night I posted this photo of the eggplant on my instagram and pinterest feeds. I purchased four or five of these beauties last weekend

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Local Pear – Fection

While you are out and about, I’ve got a great find to share. While you are shopping local, be sure to treat yourself and buy

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How To Cook with Fennel

How are you eating local? This time a year, for me, a weekend Farmers’ Market trip almost always includes the purchase of several bulbs of

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Charlotte RESTAURANTS And Farmers market Updates

The world seems topsy turvy right now. In the wake of the COVID-19 corona virus, Charlotte restaurants, chefs and farmers are flexing creative muscles, so

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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.

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Fried Green Tomatoes

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

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Cooking With Yogurt

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

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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!

NC Sweet Potato Toasties: The Whole Story with Recipe, Video & More

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

Tomato Time Recipes You Will Love

It’s summer and that means, it’s Tomato Time! For years – honestly,  more summer seasons than I would like to admit –  I have  tried

Super Foods and Farmers’ Markets are the Recipe for a Healthy, Happy New Year

Nothing sacred about the beginning of the new year, the beginning of a new month or a new week – you can start eating healthier

In Celebration of Julia Child

This past Saturday, August 15 2015  would have been Julia Child’s 103rd birthday. Child, who passed away in August of 2004 was our nation’s grande dame