Category: Our Family Table

Taking a beauty shot of French Toast

Making a Tasty Style Video with The Ingles Table at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, Wine and Food

Continuing  my education in cooking demonstrations, both live and on film, yesterday I learned how to make a Tasty-style video!  You know what I am talking about: Tasty Videos are the quick 30-60 overhead video shots of food being created which are all over Facebook these days.  I was asked to make some  by the… Read more »

Food Demo Tray

How to Create a Cooking Demo for Live Presentation

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

One of the best things about being an innkeeper is all of the new opportunities it has brought to me.  Over the past eight years, in addition to learning how to run a B&B, I have learned about marketing (especially over the internet), social media, book publishing and selling and now, how to create and… Read more »

Cracklings on green salad

A Valentine’s Dinner Recipe: Duck Breast with Green Peppercorn Sauce

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, recipes, Valentine's Day

Here is your recipe for February.  I am posting it a little early as it is a Valentine’s Dinner Recipe.   This recipe for Duck Breast with Green Peppercorn Sauce is one of my favorites from our days in Paris during the 1980’s but it is timeless in its appeal.  The recipe is also featured… Read more »

Happy New year 2017

New Year’s Resolutions 2017: Cookbooks, Blogs and Recipes

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Innkeeping, Our Family Table, Wine and Food

It’s New Year’s resolution time again! In the past I tended to pooh-pooh the idea of making a resolutions but a conversation with one of my daughters has changed my mind.  Abby doesn’t look at her New Year resolutions as large, life changing items.  Instead she looks for small changes.  For example, instead of deciding… Read more »

Christmas in Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Christmas in Asheville, Our Family Table

It was December 10th, that pivotal day when it starts to be acceptable to indulge in all things Christmas.  So I put on my reindeer earrings and green leggings and set out from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast  to sell my cookbook while enjoying Christmas in Asheville. My first stop takes me out to Addison… Read more »

Cooking with Susan! A Series of Cooking Classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, Specials, Things to Do, Wine and Food

I am really delighted to announce that we will be offering a series of cooking classes at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast this winter.  Cooking with Susan: Lessons and Recipes from a Life Abroad takes place on select Wednesdays and Thursdays in January and March 2017. Each week offers a different series of foods to… Read more »

Quick and Easy Appetizers From the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Our Family Table, recipes

Guests at our Asheville Inn, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, often ask me how I come up with all of the different canapes and hors d’oeuvres we serve every night.  And I admit it is sometimes difficult not to repeat ourselves when guests stay for a week or more.  But over time, James, Sara and… Read more »