Author: Susan

Shrimp Cerviche with Fresh Cilantro

Our Food Philosophy at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Wine and Food

I know what you are thinking. “Food Philosophy? She’s been living in Asheville too long!” But there is a reason for this.  Recently James and I have working on an update of the website for the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  This has lead to a lot of discussion about what we are and what makes… Read more »

An Asheville Wedding

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Small Weddings and Elopements, Weddings

Weddings are always beautiful and occasions for joy so it is particularly wonderful for us when a couple chooses to have their Asheville wedding at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  James grumbles about it’s being a lot of extra work but he is just as touched by the ceremony and the love the newly married… Read more »

A Girl, A Rock and Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast

Our daughter, Emily, is graduating today from the University Of Illinois Nursing School and receiving  her Masters Degree as a Nurse Practitioner.  After graduating with a degree in Biology from Davidson College in North Carolina, Emily moved to Chicago where she was accepted into the accelerated Master’s Program.  She completed her nursing degree in one… Read more »

Why Dining Out is So Much Fun in Asheville!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Restaurants, Things to Do

I know you’ve all heard it 100 times: Asheville is a foodie city.  But there are foodie cities and there are foodie cities and in Asheville the food is not only good but it so much fun to dine out here.  And here’s why: Good food is not just about taste.  Taste, appearance and smell… Read more »

Addison Farms Vineyard: Asheville is not JUST About Beer!

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

It’s a sign that winter is truly over when James and I get in the car and head out of Asheville on an excursion into the countryside.  As we turned off Patton Avenue onto Old Leicester Highway I thought that it had been too long since I had enjoyed a drive through the rolling hills… Read more »

We’re Cooking with Cheese! (and Caramel!)

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Specials

Did I mention that we are celebrating North Carolina Cheese this month at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast?  Well, we are, and I have been using cheese from the members of the WNC Cheese Trail to in my recipes.  This has been such a treat since the cheeses provided by the various creameries are head… Read more »

The Innkeeper Abroad: Mexico City

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

This year James took me to Mexico City for my birthday!  Hard to believe but in 27 years of living and traveling overseas I had never been to Mexico so I was excited to go.  It was a short trip, just two nights, but a wonderful birthday present. And it presented us with a number… Read more »

Celebrating Cheese in Asheville!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast

April 2015 is Western North Carolina Cheese Month for the inns of Asheville. The Carolina Bed & Breakfast, along with the other inns of the Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association, has partnered with the members of the WNC Cheese Trail in a celebration of Cheese! This month, our inns will be serving and cooking with… Read more »