Category: recipes

Thanksgiving Baking: Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Thanksgiving

No sooner had I posted a picture of our delicious little Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes than the request was made for the recipe.  Everyone seems to be in the mood for some Thanksgiving baking! So this morning I quickly whipped up a second batch so I could try some adjustments to the seasoning before posting.  And… Read more »

Thanksgiving Baking: Pecan Pie Cupcakes.

Filed under: Autumn, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes, Thanksgiving

Poor Thanksgiving.  It’s one of my favorite holidays and it so often gets lost between the excitement of Halloween and the hype of Christmas.  There’s not a lot to the holiday:  it’s about baking, food, family and appreciating all we have. (Although to my mind, that is a great deal!).  But we try to respect… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »