Category: recipes

Have a Ghoulish Halloween Breakfast!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

It’s getting close to Halloween, one of our favorite holidays here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast. It brings out the child in us:  we love carving pumpkins and the  evening parade of costumed children (and their parents) is a favorite event. I think James and I have almost as fun as the kids do…. Read more »

This could be you spinning your own pizza dough!

Try a Cooking Class in Asheville!

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

If you’ve ever stayed at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our Asheville, North Carolina inn, then you probably know James loves pizza.  As a transplanted New Yorker this might be the one thing he really misses from the Big Apple.  So when Abby told me that Dough Market was offering a Cooking Class in Pizza… Read more »

Creating Hors D’oeurves at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast: #fridaynightbites

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, recipes

  If you follow our Asheville Bed & Breakfast on Facebook or Twitter you may have noticed something new over the past few months.  Every Friday we try out an new canape or   hors d’oeuvre for our evening reception and post a picture of it: #fridaynightbites.  It’s a chance for us to play with some… Read more »

Brussels Sprouts All Over Asheville

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Restaurants

Lately I have been exploring Brussels sprouts at restaurants around Asheville and in the kitchen of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast.  Like sweet potatoes two years ago, Brussels sprouts have exploded as the “it” ingredient, prepared and served in countless iterations everywhere from downtown Asheville to the River Arts District and beyond. The Junction, King… Read more »

Bourbon From Farmer to Chef!

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Farmer's Market, recipes, Restaurants, Wine and Food

My Daddy was from the South and I grew up fishing maraschino cherries out of his evening bourbon with my fingers for a treat as child.  No doubt this has contributed to my love of its smoky-sweet flavor.  So when a friend asked us if we would host Katherine Purvis, author of “Bourbon: a Savor… Read more »

Christmas Cookies: Love in a Basket

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

I recently read an article in our local paper, the Citizen-Times, about an Asheville blogger. Ashley English writes the blog “Small Measure” and is also the author of the “Homemade Living” series of books.  She was asked why people should go to the bother of baking at home when there are so many wonderful bakeries… Read more »

Carolina Bed & Breakfast Mince Pies on Asheville Holiday Pinterest Board

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

I just learned from the Asheville Chamber of Commerce that my recipe for Holiday Mince Pies is going to be featured on their Holiday Pinterest Board.  And this morning there was a professional food photographer in my kitchen  at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast making my humble little Mince Pies the center of attention.  I… Read more »