Tag: Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Front shot of the Sierra Nevada Brewery in Asheville NC showing copper kettles through the windows

Beer, Food and Asheville: The Sierra Nevada Brewery hits a Home Run

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

Asheville, it’s a beer city, it’s a foodie town, it’s a music town, it’s a mountain town.  Our city is so many things! And just when we thought we had it all figured out, someone comes along and surprises us.  After hearing great reviews from our guests, last week James and I took a drive… Read more »

Extra large egg vs. large egg.  What's the difference?

Kitchen Questions: Does Egg Size Matter (And How Much)?

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

Two eggs, side by side.  They are both the same length but one is a little fatter and weighs 10 grams more than the other.  Does that matter? When does it matter and how much? I’ve been cooking for a long time but it was not until we bought our Asheville Inn, the Carolina Bed… Read more »

Quirky Asheville and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast

It is not at all unusual for guests at our Asheville Bed and Breakfast to stay with us while considering a move to Western North Carolina.  It’s no surprise really as our quirky little city consistently makes the cut in publications and blogs of all types.  Asheville has been cited as the “perfect dog-friendly city”… Read more »

9 Things You May Not Know About Our Asheville Bed and Breakfast

Filed under: "Ten Best" Lists, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping

Today we are going to play “Huffington Post” and give you a list of 9 things you may not know about the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville. 1)  We always leave a little note with our evening treat when we place it in the guest room so our guests will know what we are… Read more »

Winter Reading List: Great Books about Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, History, Things to Do

The polar vortex may have moved on but there is a lot of winter left to come and it is a great time to get reading. During these slow months at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast sitting by the fire with a good book is a pleasure which we are happy to have free time… Read more »

About Art at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Re-decorating, shopping

Last night James and I were watching Sunday Morning (we tape it) in our owner’s quarters at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville.  They ran a story about the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market in which they showed some interesting metal work done  by an artist from Africa.  I made the comment that… Read more »

The B&B for Vets Program at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Specials

On of our favorite days at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville is Veteran’s Day.  That’s the day that we give back to our country and our American Military, though joining in the B&B for Vet’s Program and giving our rooms and hospitality free of charge to active and retired veterans.  We have been… Read more »

Oh My CSA! Recipe Contest Winer

Oh My CSA Contest Winner: Summer Shrimp Soup

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Oh My CSA Contest, recipes

When I started this contest, I thought it would be fun to see what people came up with  given the contents of a CSA box –sort of a locavore’s “Chopped”.  A cool and wet summer has messed with my hopes of CSA baskets brimming with a wide variety of heirloom vegetables and fruits.  Where last year’s… Read more »