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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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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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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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Eat Local And Plant-Based when you Cook with Hempeh

If you love to eat local and are in search of vegan or vegetarian proteins, allow me to teach you how to cook with Hempeh.

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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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Meatball Mania at Heidi’s On the Farm Cooking Classes

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!

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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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Staycation South Carolina: Slippin across State Line

One of the things I love about living in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the city’s centralized location. Close to the mountains and not far from

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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

Stuffed Squash Blossoms: A New Take on Ham and Cheese

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking this month on television and for catering jobs and cooking classes. As my regular readers know, I am

Feeling Romantic? Six Sensational Spots to Dine with Your Valentine

As many of you know, each month I present a “where to dine” restaurant segment on WCNC’s Charlotte Today program. Every 4-6 weeks the show’s