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

First Time at A B&B? How to Get the Most Out of Your B&B Experience.

You’ve decided that maybe a B&B really is a “better way to stay” than an anonymous hotel with cookie cutter rooms. Now how do you make sure that you’re really getting all the benefits of a bed and breakfast when … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses – Caramel Sauce to Warm up Breakfast

This simple, luscious caramel sauce is easy to make and adds a rich decadent touch to breakfast waffles or any dessert. 3/4 cup Brown Sugar 3 Tbs Water 2 Tbs Butter 1/4 cup Heavy Whipping Cream 1/2 tsp real vanilla … Continue reading

Recipes from the Kitchen of A Bed of Roses – August’s Bounty in a Fresh Ratatouille Adapted for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

  My first version of this fresh vegetable stew came straight from Molly Katzen’s Moosewood Cookbook. I was living in Ithaca, NY when the Moosewood Café opened in the DeWitt Mall, a converted old school building. The architectural firm my … 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

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

First Time at a Bed and Breakfast? What Can I Expect at Breakfast-time?

As promised in our April 10th blog, First Time at a Bed and Breakfast?, here is the Breakfast Edition! A B&B is not a hotel and it is also NOT a restaurant. We think that’s a very good thing. At … Continue reading