puff pastry with peaches on a plate

It’s a Peach of a Summer! 

July 27, 2021

When traveling to Asheville, expect to taste the seasons in the food.  At Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast, we shop for local produce at farmer’s markets.  One of our favorite farms is Creasman Farms, purveyors of summer peaches and fall apples.  Find them on Wednesday afternoons at River Arts District Market.  Alternatively at North Asheville Tailgate …

a bowl with plain yogurt, spatula, vanilla bean paste

DIY Yogurt with Your Instantpot 

April 18, 2021

When you stay at a bed and breakfast, the food should be special.  To that end, at Pinecrest, we serve housemade yogurt.  Firstly start with an Instant Pot and whole milk.  Then you can control the sugars and flavors to suit your taste.  While the process takes all day, most of the time is hands-off. …

How to Celebrate Pi Day! 

April 22, 2020

Every year the world over, March 14 rolls around and math nerds celebrate because it’s Pi Day!  At our Asheville bed and breakfast, we join in the fun by serving our guests Apple Hand Pies on the afternoon dessert tray.  No fork required! While you can choose your favorite baking apple, we prefer to use Pink …

Cooking with Maple Syrup 

November 7, 2020

Our Asheville bed and breakfast likes to support local farmers and vendors through partnerships like our CSA market share from Full Sun Farm and buying local breakfast sausage from Hickory Nut Gap Meats. Guests at Pinecrest B&B might like to check out some of the Farmer’s Markets we patronize.  On Wednesday afternoons, it’s the River Arts District (RAD) Farmer’s Market located beside pleb …