Category: recipes

Herb rubbed turkey

Talking ThanksgivingTurkey with Ingles Market and McCormick Spices! Recipes for the Holidays

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

I love my job.  You would think it could be repetitious cooking breakfast, making hors d’oeurves and small desserts everyday for our Asheville Inn but it never is.  The recipes change as the seasons change and food trends come and go.  It’s always fun to experiment and try new dishes.  And then, just when I’m… Read more »

Carolina BB Bacon and Chocolate cupcakes

The Ingles’ Chefs at Baconfest: Candied Bacon and Cupcakes

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

Quick recap:  Ingles is a Western North Carolina grocery chain that I am associated with as an“Ingles Chef”.  They asked me to join the group because, as The People’s Grocery Store,  they wanted to have a group of Chefs representing them  whom home cooks  find it easier to relate to than celebrity chefs or restaurant… Read more »

Brown Sugar Peach Pie at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

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

Here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast our guests love our Chilled South Carolina Peach Soup (recipe available in my cookbook!).  But a true family favorite for us is a Brown Sugar Peach Pie.  The rich peach juices mix with the brown sugar and spices to create a luscious celebration of all that is peach. … Read more »

PArmesand and Thyme Encrusted French Toast

Asheville’s Best Savory French Toast at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

We are leaving on Thursday to go to London where our daughter is getting married next week so my head is full of wedding plans, but before I go I promised a guest here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast that I would share with her my recipe for Asheville’s best savory French Toast: Parmesan… Read more »

Boned and Butterflied Barbecue Leg of Lamb from Our Family Table: Recipes & Lessons from a Life Abroad

Memorial Day Barbecue: Grilled Butterflied Leg of Lamb

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

Memorial Day is almost upon us and, crazy though the weather has been here at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville NC, our fingers and toes are crossed for a sunny holiday.  When I was a child growing up on the Long Island Sound, my father, transplanted Southerner that he was, made a tradition… Read more »

Frying grit cakes

Carolina Style Eggs Benedict: Goat Cheese Grit Cakes

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

  This is the third (and final) blog on our Carolina Style Eggs Benedict.  I can hear what you are thinking:  “This is the longest and most complicated recipe ever!  Why would I want to do this?  I can get it at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast!” Which is true.  But consider this, each component… Read more »

Oven Roast Red Peppers

Carolina Style Eggs Benedict, Part Two: Roasted Red Peppers Provencal

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

This is the second installment in my online recipe for Carolina Style Eggs Benedict as served at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC. The Roasted Red Peppers are one of my favorite components.  Grilled under the broiler until the skin blackens and blisters, then paired with roasted onions, tossed with fresh herbs and… Read more »

egg in sieve

Carolina Style Eggs Benedict, Part One: The Poached Egg

Filed under: Carolina Bed and Breakfast, recipes

Because it’s April which brings Easter and Eggs and Spring,  I thought I would make the April Recipe of the Month Eggs Benedict Carolina Style.  But as I started to look at the recipe I realized that the first thing I needed to do was to make sure everyone felt comfortable with the Poached Egg. … Read more »