Category: recipes

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 »

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 »

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 »

Apple Crumble with Vanilla-Bourbon Caramel: A Winter Treat

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

Three of my favorite things are snow in Asheville, apples, and caramel.  A snowfall of any significant amount only happens once or twice a year here so at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we still thrill to its occurrence.  As a rule it doesn’t last long.  A day or two of warm sunshine and all… Read more »

The Best Christmas Cookies

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, recipes

I love Christmas baking.  There is something about a steady stream of cookie trays going in and out of the oven that means the holidays, good friends and family,  and delicious once-a-year treats.  In addition, it means I can indulge myself in trying out new recipes while being sure there is a willing audience to… Read more »