Carolina Bed & Breakfast

177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Innkeeper(s): James and Susan Murray

Apple Crumble with Vanilla-Bourbon Caramel: A Winter Treat 27 Feb 2015, 5:42 am

Three of my favorite things are snow in Asheville, apples, and caramel.  A snowfall of any significant amount only happens once or twice a year here so at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast we still thrill to its occurrence.  As … Continue reading

So it’s Winter. Doesn’t Stop Asheville! 20 Feb 2015, 1:18 pm

It’s cold outside (as if you didn’t know that). But the cold doesn’t stop Asheville!  Here’s a quick round -up of some of the things we have seen and done from our base at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast in … Continue reading

Why Stay at a Bed & Breakfast? 7 Very Good reasons! 15 Feb 2015, 10:04 am

Let’s face it, there are a lot of options when it comes to accommodations these days: hotels, motels, inns, cabins, RV’s, short-term rentals and even a friend’s couch. So why stay at a Bed & Breakfast?  And, more specifically, why … Continue reading

Blind Pig Supper Club Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner: Epic Fail 6 Feb 2015, 6:44 am

I hate doing this.  I would much rather be writing about what a wonderful dinner this was and how the Blind Pig Supper Club and guest chef Justin Burdett raised the bar at the Hush Hush Vegetables Dinner.  But I … Continue reading

Food Photography at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast 30 Jan 2015, 1:55 pm

“What’s that mess?” I can hear you saying.  That mess is what happens when you have a food photographer in your kitchen!  We are updating our website at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast and we want pictures which better reflect … Continue reading

A Real Life American Downton Abbey: The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC 19 Jan 2015, 2:30 pm

One day in the late 1890′s a young girl presented herself at the backdoor of George and Edith Vanderbilt’s spectacular mountain estate, The Biltmore.  Anna Matilda Scarborough had been living with her father, brother and stepmother in the tents of … Continue reading

A New Restaurant in Asheville: Gan Shan Station 11 Jan 2015, 12:26 pm

I’m sure you’ve heard me say this at least a dozen times but things slow down at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, our inn in Asheville, during January and February each year.  But that doesn’t mean things slow down in … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions: Looking Forward to 2015 in Asheville 29 Dec 2014, 8:01 am

As Innkeepers we often get so caught up in the business of hosting our guests at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast that needed jobs and tasks get shoved aside.  So every year, when the holidays finish and the winter slow … Continue reading

The Best Christmas Cookies 21 Dec 2014, 6:52 am

I love Christmas baking.  There is something about a steady stream of cookie trays going in and out of the oven that means the holidays, good friends and family,  and delicious once-a-year treats.  In addition, it means I can indulge … Continue reading

Eggnog Mini Cupcakes and the Real Thing! 13 Dec 2014, 4:58 am

Recipes for Eggnog flavored mini cupcakes have been all over the internet the past week or so and, since “cocktail cupcakes” are a favorite at the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, I decided to try my hand at creating my own … Continue reading
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