Author Archives: JoAnn

Essential Tool for Garlic Adding Depth to Dishes

My absolute favorite aroma from the kitchen occurs when I am sauteing butter, onions and garlic – my   SING! Garlic is one – if not – the most versatile seasoning agent in the food world! A member of the … Continue reading

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Rise Biscuits Donuts Perks Up Greenville Mornings

South Carolina has a new option for breakfast, Rise Biscuits Donuts has brought their handmade biscuits, donuts and hash puppies to Greenville. Originating in Durham, North Carolina, Rise has expanded to Tennessee, Georgia, Florida and now, for the first time … Continue reading

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Discovering Local Food at Ingles Markets

One of my missions with this blog is to encourage foodies to support their local food producers, whether it be through CSA”s (Community Supported Agriculture) or buying produce at the local farmers markets. Since moving to the Appalachian Foothills area, … Continue reading

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Crushing My Craving For Pasta

Foodies, I am still battling my love for PASTA. Despite my recent doctor’s advice, see my post http://joannsfoodbites.com/ways-to-lower-bad-cholesterol-triglycerides/ I am still cooking it at least once a week (okay, it was twice last week). Believe me, the Lightlife plant-based, soy product  was … Continue reading

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5 Places Foodies Must Eat in Greenville, South Carolina

As a food blogger, you might imagine that FOOD and finding the “good” places to eat, is always at the top of my agenda – especially when I travel. I want to eat where the locals eat.  But it can … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Hosting A Wine Tasting

I love going to vineyards and wine tastings, which have provided first hand experience on the techniques for proper wine tasting. After visiting dozens of vineyards, AND actually HOSTING my own wine tasting. I want to share my knowledge with … Continue reading

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Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food … Continue reading

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