Month: June 2013

The WNC Cheese Trail

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, Outside Asheville, recipes, Things to Do, Wine and Food

A little known fact:  before  James and I decided to become innkeepers we looked into producing and selling goat cheese as a business. So when a little more than a year ago a number of small local dairy farmers and cheesemakers conceived of the WNC Cheese Trail to promote the cheese industry in Western North… Read more »

Blue Ridge Barbeque Festival near Asheville, NC

Filed under: Outside Asheville, Things to Do, Wine and Food

BBQ!  I’m talking Q!  Bar-b-que! Barbecue!  No matter who you spell it, BBQ is a big deal in Asheville.  After all, our Asheville Bed and Breakfast may be in the Blue Ridge Mountains but we are still in the South. And when Presidents come to Asheville, where’s the first place they go?  12 Bones Smokehouse. … Read more »

Oh My CSA! Win a Stay at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, recipes, Things to Do

Summer is here and with it lots of fresh fruits and vegetables.  One way to take advantage of all that is out there and try some new foods is to purchase a CSA share.  (CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. )  Essentially you purchase a share in the crop from a local farm and every… Read more »

Oh CSA! What to do with your box (Recipes included!)

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, Outside Asheville, recipes

I think I may have mentioned that we have a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) share at local farm.  Once a week we go to the Montford Farmers Market behind the Asheville Visitor’s Center and pick up a box of fresh produce.  Then we come home and ask, “What the heck is this stuff and what… Read more »