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Springtime in Asheville- Our Top Ways to Make the Most of Spring in the Mountains

March 24th, 2016 by abedofroses

My number 1 favorite thing about Asheville- Springtime! Spring here in the western North Carolina Mountains is long and glorious. It is my favorite time of year. The afternoon sun is warm and the mornings are crisp. Everything is starting to bud and a fresh green gradually spreads over the hillsides. It’s the perfect time […]

A Bed of Roses’ Top Three Romantic Places to Dine in Asheville

February 7th, 2016 by abedofroses

Bed and Breakfast owners are always asked to suggest Romantic Restaurants for their guests, especially around Valentine’s Day. In Asheville we have so many to choose from, but Bill and I have our favorites. Sampling our local restaurants is one of our favorite “perks” from running a B&B! For Valentine’s Day, or any romantic celebration, […]

A Bed of Roses Highlights Local Artisan Foods

January 7th, 2016 by abedofroses

Our Local Asheville Artisan Foods Package Stay at A Bed of Roses Bed & Breakfast and bring home a curated sample of authentic local Asheville Flavor! The “”buy local” culture is strong here, supporting a large community of local farms and fresh, delicious locally produced foods and beverages. Bring a taste of Asheville home with […]

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses. Quick and Easy Mango Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad

August 20th, 2015 by abedofroses

This summer we have been relishing all the perfectly ripe mangoes and avocados at the grocers. Grilled boneless chicken breasts pair wonderfully with these creamy delights on a bed of mixed greens for a light and delicious summer supper. The recipe is made in three parts- the marinade, the chicken and the mango-avocado salsa, all displayed […]

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses. A Savory Asparagus Taragon Strata

July 25th, 2015 by abedofroses

This delicious strata is perfect for brunch with a minted fruit salad and some sweet and spicy sausage, or for a special luncheon with a nice salad and a glass of white wine. For the sweet and spicy sausage, cook as directed, put aside, wipe out pan and add jalapeño jelly. Melt the jelly and […]

Beat the Summertime Heat in the Mountains of Western North Carolina

June 20th, 2015 by abedofroses

Summertime in Asheville offers so many ways to enjoy your stay, from Summer Festivals and concerts to Shakespeare under the stars. It also has some wonderful ways to beat the heat! Slip down the chilly mountain waters of Sliding Rock, go whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River or take a picnic to Craggy Gardens on […]

In Asheville Food Begins with Breakfast, and this Month it’s all about Local Western North Carolina Cheeses!

March 31st, 2015 by abedofroses

In April all of the inns in the Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association will be celebrating local cheeses from Western North Carolina. Come celebrate with us! The Asheville area has a dazzling number of high quality artisanal dairies and creameries, many open for tours and tastings. This month they will be hosting the WNC Cheese […]

Recipes from A Bed of Roses: Italian Egg Cups with Proscuito de Parma

February 15th, 2015 by abedofroses

Proscuito de Parma makes these convenient individual serving, crustless quiches just heavenly. The smoky flavor permeates the entire dish. We prefer thinly sliced Proscuito that is imported from Parma rather than the domestic varieties. Relatively low-fat, using non-fat yogurt in the egg filling, you can make this dish even healthier by using a low-fat grated Mexican cheese. […]

Springtime Biltmore Blooms Package

January 21st, 2015 by abedofroses

“Biltmore Blooms” at the historic Biltmore Estate and Gardens beings March 19th and runs through May 26th so this is the time to enjoy their beautiful gardens in full bloom! As a special treat this year you can enjoy the Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibit, featuring costumes and grand floral displays throughout the house. […]

Romantic Springtime Getaway Package

January 21st, 2015 by abedofroses

In the Spring the mountains are alive with spring flowers everywhere and the gardens here in the Montford Historic District are bursting with color. Come soak up the spirit of spring on our cozy front porch and stroll through the gardens at the Biltmore Estate. The Biltmore Blooms Festival runs from March 19th through May 26th this […]

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