Author: Susan

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Carolina Style Eggs Benedict, Part One: The Poached Egg

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

Because it’s April which brings Easter and Eggs and Spring,  I thought I would make the April Recipe of the Month Eggs Benedict Carolina Style.  But as I started to look at the recipe I realized that the first thing I needed to do was to make sure everyone felt comfortable with the Poached Egg. … Read more »

Taking a beauty shot of French Toast

Making a Tasty Style Video with The Ingles Table at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, Wine and Food

Continuing  my education in cooking demonstrations, both live and on film, yesterday I learned how to make a Tasty-style video!  You know what I am talking about: Tasty Videos are the quick 30-60 overhead video shots of food being created which are all over Facebook these days.  I was asked to make some  by the… Read more »

Food Demo Tray

How to Create a Cooking Demo for Live Presentation

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Our Family Table, Uncategorized, Wine and Food

One of the best things about being an innkeeper is all of the new opportunities it has brought to me.  Over the past eight years, in addition to learning how to run a B&B, I have learned about marketing (especially over the internet), social media, book publishing and selling and now, how to create and… Read more »

Cracklings on green salad

A Valentine’s Dinner Recipe: Duck Breast with Green Peppercorn Sauce

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, recipes, Valentine's Day

Here is your recipe for February.  I am posting it a little early as it is a Valentine’s Dinner Recipe.   This recipe for Duck Breast with Green Peppercorn Sauce is one of my favorites from our days in Paris during the 1980’s but it is timeless in its appeal.  The recipe is also featured… Read more »

Thoughts on a Life Lived Abroad

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast

On my blogging schedule for this week was a blog about the Lunar New Year which is being celebrated in many Asian countries this week.  But the events of the past few days have made it impossible for me to write a light hearted blog about the culture and food we enjoyed in our years… Read more »

January Recipe of the Month: Sweet Breakfast Popovers

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Here, as promised, is the recipe of the month for January:  Sweet Breakfast Popovers.  Guests at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast may recognize these as Wimbledon Popovers.  So what are they really?  Wimbledon Popovers are sweet breakfast popovers which are served with a mixture of summer berries reminiscent of the “Summer Pudding” which is a… Read more »

boy and girl kissing salt and pepper shakers

Make your Valentine’s Day Special!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Specials, Valentine's Day

Valentines day is coming and can I just say, right off the bat, that it is hard to imagine anywhere more romantic (and affordable) than a bed and breakfast?  Our Asheville inn, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, is a perfect example of this. We would love to help you make your Valentine’s Day special! Here… Read more »