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

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 … Continue reading

Beat the Summertime Heat in the Mountains of Western North Carolina

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, … Continue reading

Innkeepers’ Secrets: Fresh Home-baked Cookies from Scratch in a Flash

Nothing beats warm cookies made from scratch the old fashioned way. But we’re all busy and sometimes it seems like too much trouble for just a few cookies. Innkeepers need to have fresh baked cookies available every day whether they … Continue reading

A New Year’s Retrospective of 2013 from the Pens of Our Guests

Online reviews are wonderful- there’s no better way of getting the word out there about a place you love (or not!). But the things guests write in our guest books are so much more personal and expressive! We don’t get … Continue reading

First Time at A B&B – Bed and Breakfast Etiquette: Breakfast Etiquette.

This is the latest in our series, First Time at a Bed and Breakfast? Breakfast etiquette is also different at a B&B. Unlike a hotel restaurant, the small staff at a B&B dictates specific times for service and limitations on … Continue reading