Author: Susan

Changing Seasons at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast: Balsamic Sauteed Grape Bruschetta

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

August is winding down.  The trees are alive with the sounds of tree frogs and cicadas as they prepare for the autumn.  Sunrise is later and there is a feeling of something new to come in the air. As the seasons change, this is often a slower time for us at the Carolina  Bed &… Read more »

Cilantro-Jalapeno Aoili

Making a Junction Burger at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast: Beef, Fried Green Tomatoes and Pulled Pork

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Can you remember when your love affair began with your favorite restaurant?  I can. It was our half-day off from our Asheville Bed and Breakfast and James and I had been to an afternoon movie. We were talking about where we should go for dinner and I said I wanted a burger.  For those of… Read more »

How to Grow Pumpkins in Asheville, NC (or not)

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Gardens, Innkeeping, Nature

We didn’t actually set out to grow pumpkins at our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC. It pretty much came about by accident.  Whether or not we will succeed is yet to be seen. How did it happen? When we bought the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in September of 2009 it needed a lot of… Read more »

Summertime Food: Grilled Oysters and Watermelon Cupcakes!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Have you ever noticed how there are some things people eat all year round and there are others which seem to remain more true to the season? So true to the Summer season I am happy to share with you a recipe for Watermelon Cupcakes from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, and a great new… Read more »