Category: Things to Do

Chocolate Fetish Tour Ticket

Touring the Chocolate Fetish in Asheville, NC

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

It was a beautiful Fall day and I walked along the sidewalks, listening to the rustle of the leaves under foot as I made my way from the Carolina Bed & Breakfast to the Chocolate Fetish in Asheville, NC where I had been invited to tour the shop and factory.  While invitations like this are… 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 »

Things to do in Asheville at Night

Things to Do in Asheville at Night

Filed under: About Asheville, Specials, Things to Do

Much as we love our restaurants, music and nightlife here in Asheville, NC, those are not the only activities available after dark for people looking for something fun!  At the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we often send guests out to some of our favorite “other” things to do in Asheville at night. Imagine parking your… Read more »

Matt jones, NC Potter

Spring and Summer Specials at Our Asheville Bed & Breakfast, 2017

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

One of the best things about staying at a Bed & Breakfast in Asheville (and the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in particular!) are the special activities and insider information available to you as a guest.  Because we are a small local business we are able to partner with some of the other businesses in and… 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 »

Quilts, Feral Pigs and the Blue Ridge Mountains

Filed under: Autumn, Blue Ridge Mountains, Carolina Bed and Breakfast, Outside Asheville, Things to Do

It was a perfect Fall day as we pulled out of the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in Asheville, NC heading towards Leicester and the Sandy Mush Valley nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The warm sun shone down from a cerulean blue sky while the brisk breeze kept the day October cool.  We were taking… Read more »

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 »