Month: March 2011

Iron Chef Asheville Style!

Filed under: Restaurants, Things to Do

One of the wonderful things about Asheville, North Carolina is the exciting restaurant scene.  Couple that with a sense of fun and community and you have the makings of a great evening…almost! This past Monday James and I, and our daughter, Emily, were excited to have scored three tickets to the WNC Chef’s Challenge, hosted… Read more »

Saltine Toffee Bars

Filed under: recipes

> One of the things I love to do is bake.  And owning a bed and breakfast gives me an excuse to do plenty of it!  At the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we always put some form of dessert item in our guests’ rooms while they are out at dinner. (James and I have never been… Read more »

Spring Cleaning!

Filed under: Gardens, Re-decorating, Restaurants, Things to Do

>No, I am not talking about spring cleaning at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, I am talking aboutspring cleaning for my blog; or at least for my file of back stories.  What follows is a compilation of things which I thought were interesting but none of which were big enough for a column of their… Read more »

My Blog Gets a Name: The Kitchen Garden

Filed under: Gardens, Innkeeping, recipes

As I write this I am able to look out my window at the kitchen garden of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  It is a typical March day here in Asheville:  after raining all night, the temperature plummeted around 11AM and the rain changed to snow.  It’s 3 PM now, the snow is gone and… Read more »