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

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 … Continue reading

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

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

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 … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses- Mrs. Wolfson’s Legendary Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of my fondest childhood memories was of ducking under the wood rail fence to our next door neighbors house where her mother had just taken fresh baked chocolate chip cookies out of the oven. I’ll never forget how they … Continue reading

An Innkeeper’s Secrets: Easy Ways to Decorate Your Plate

We really do “eat with our eyes first”. How a dish looks on the plate plays a large role in whether we decide to eat it or not and it also enhances the sensory experience tremendously. Even though I was … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses- Aromatic Spice Cookies

Perfect for a crisp fall day. Come back to the inn from hiking in the western North Carolina Mountains and curl up by the fire with some spice cookies and warm apple cider or tea! . Ingredients: 3/4 cup melted butter 1 … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses: A Romantic Honeymoon Breakfast for Two

There is nothing like opening the front door of your inn to a bride, still in her wedding dress, standing there with her new husband, straight from the wedding reception. That’s one of the best reasons for being an innkeeper. … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses: A Springtime Asparagus Goat Cheese Tart

It’s finally Springtime! One of the harbingers of Spring that I really look forward to is tender fresh asparagus that hasn’t been shipped all the way from Peru! One of my favorite ways of enjoying asparagus is in a light … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses B&B – A Cinco de Mayo Breakfast Egg Casserole

Start Cinco de Mayo off right with a delicious Breakfast Casserole with a Mexican flair! Just about every B&B has some version of this crust-less Mexican quiche and it’s easy to see why. It’s easy to make, easy to adapt … Continue reading

Recipes from The Kitchen of A Bed of Roses: Orange Stuffed French Toast

The editor of OutreachNC magazine recently stayed with us and requested our version of this popular recipe. We hope you enjoy it as much as she did!   Ingredients: 1-2 long loaves of French Bread, sliced at a diagonal Orange … Continue reading