Essential Tool for Garlic Adding Depth to Dishes

Garlic

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 lily family, garlic is a cousin to leeks, chives, onions and shallots. The edible bulb,Read more

Rise Biscuits Donuts Perks Up Greenville Mornings

Rise Donuts Biscuits JoAnn's Food Bites

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 in South Carolina. Soon, their 17th location will open in Texas. Open for breakfast andRead more

Discovering Local Food at Ingles Markets

Taste of Local food products

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, I have never before witnessed such support for local farmers and food products. The regionalRead more

5 Places Foodies Must Eat in Greenville, South Carolina

The Local Dish

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 be intimidating, just walking up to a stranger, in a strange town and asking, “whereRead more

Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

Lightlife Plant Protein Based

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 Trends for 2018 article here Plant-based diets are dominating the food world.  Several manufactures areRead more

10 Innovative Gifts for Home Chefs

Christmas Gifts for the Home Chef

As a foodie and lover of kitchen gadgets, I annually compose a list of my favorite gifts for a home chef. Some of these I already own, but some are even on my Christmas wish list. These suggestions are for people like me, who would rather spend money at Williams-Sonoma, than at Loft. Let meRead more

Wine and Shopping in Highlands, NC

Sip and Shop Highlands Food and Wine Festival

Sampling various wines and shopping throughout the beautiful town of Highlands, North Carolina, with my husband – made for one of the most pleasant Saturday’s ever! Sip and Shop Saturday was just one of the events at the 2017 Highlands Food and Wine Festival. Edible Upcountry and Edible Asheville Magazines partnered with the Highlands Chamber of CommerceRead more