Category: Wine and Food

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Carolina Bed and Breakfast Cookbook

My New Cookbook is Published! Our Family Table: Recipes & Lessons from a Life Abroad

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

Those of you who follow this blog may remember my post of December 30, 2015 in which I made one of my New Year’s resolutions: to publish my new cookbook.  At the time I thought I would self-publish a little book of recipes for hors d’oeurves and sweets.  But my friends had bigger plans for… Read more »