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A delicious souvenir of your Asheville stay, the Morning in the Mountains cookbook that shares 100+ secret recipes of the popular breakfast dishes and afternoon snacks from some of Asheville’s favorite bed and breakfast inns. Be warned... browsing this beautifully designed book will make you hungry! RomanticAsheville.com is delighted to be a small part of the cookbook that includes our images of Asheville and mountains - including the cover photo. We celebrate our 15-year partnership with these generous, wonderful innkeepers who work very long hours to ensure their guests have the best vacation possible and never leave hungry!

Asheville B&B Innkeepers

While the beautifully designed book focuses on their legendary two and three course breakfasts, innkeepers also share recipes for appetizers, sweet bites and cookies that they serve in the afternoons as guests return from a day of touring Biltmore and adventures in the mountains.

Asheville Cookbook Mornings in the Mountains

The Morning in the Mountains cookbook recipes include:

  • Fruit: Seasonal fruit courses versatile enough to serve as breakfast starters or salads, hors d'oeuvres and light meal endings
  • Savory: Quiche, overnight stratas, baked egg ramekins, casseroles, shrimp and grits and more
  • On the Side: Side dishes, sauces, conserves, condiments and bite-size appetizers
  • Baked & Griddled: Inventive quick breads, baked French toast, pancakes and crispy waffles
  • Sweet: Homemade cookies to eat after a hike, a sweet bite left on a guest pillow, an elegant torte following a morning meal

Buy your copy at one of the B&Bs, at Malaprop's downtown or order online for $25 (includes shipping and handling). Order online directly from the Asheville Bed and Breakfast Association.

If you prefer sampling some of the delicious recipes prepared by the Innkeepers themselves, visit one of the these Inns featured in the book.

Sampling of Cookbook Featured Inns

Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast, Asheville

Comfortably elegant five-bedroom inn, Pinecrest sits on an acre of lush gardens in the desirable Montford historic district, one mile to downtown Asheville, three miles to Biltmore.  Serving indulgent breakfasts, fresh baked cookies, and complimentary beverages on our sunporch. Let innkeepers Dan and Diane make your trip memorable. 5 rooms, $140-$380, hot fresh breakfast, afternoon fresh-baked… read more

Chestnut Street Inn, Asheville

One of the most distinctive historic inns in Asheville features luxury linens, comfortable beds, creative breakfasts, afternoon cookies, our rotating port wine selection of the week, custom… read more

One of the most distinctive historic inns in Asheville features luxury linens, comfortable beds, creative breakfasts, afternoon cookies, our rotating port wine selection of the week, custom concierge services and dozens of preplanned adventures. 8 rooms, $169-$399, wifi, fireplaces, steam room, jet tubs, suites.

Relax on the gorgeous porches with a freshly poured local beer on tap, walk…

The Reynolds Mansion, Asheville

Listed on the National Registry for Historic Places, this Mansion was built in 1847 and is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War homes. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the Grand Dining Room or sip… read more

Listed on the National Registry for Historic Places, this Mansion was built in 1847 and is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War homes. Enjoy a gourmet breakfast in the Grand Dining Room or sip your morning coffee on the massive porches. 13 rooms, $205-$305, private baths, fireplace, Jacuzzi or claw foot tubs, LCD TVs. Cottages and the carriage house are pet-friendly. 

The mansion sits…

The Lion and the Rose Bed & Breakfast, Asheville

This beautiful 1898 pink lady in the Montford historic district near downtown Asheville is uniquely decorated with antiques, period-style furnishings and Persian rugs. The high ceilings, four… read more

This beautiful 1898 pink lady in the Montford historic district near downtown Asheville is uniquely decorated with antiques, period-style furnishings and Persian rugs. The high ceilings, four fireplaces, original golden oak and stained glass create a stunning environment. 5 rooms, $159-249, private baths, gourmet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, complimentary lighted off street parking, cable TV/DVD…

Wildberry Lodge, Leicester

Enjoy spectacular mountain views and sunsets from this luxury, log mountain lodge, complete with a massive stone fireplace. Relax on your private balcony, snooze in a swing on the covered porch,… read more

Enjoy spectacular mountain views and sunsets from this luxury, log mountain lodge, complete with a massive stone fireplace. Relax on your private balcony, snooze in a swing on the covered porch, or soak up the rays on the sun deck. 5 rooms, $169-$379, WiFi, satelitte TV, videos/DVDs, library, BBQ grill, luxury linens, most rooms have a Jacuzzi and fireplace.

12 miles from downtown…

Beaufort House Inn, Asheville

Stay in a gracious, historic 1894 Victorian mansion just a half mile from downtown. It's stately yet casual. Evening wine tasting. Awake to a gourmet two-course breakfast. Beautiful garden setting… read more

Stay in a gracious, historic 1894 Victorian mansion just a half mile from downtown. It's stately yet casual. Evening wine tasting. Awake to a gourmet two-course breakfast. Beautiful garden setting on 1.5 acres in the Chestnut Hill Historic District. Find old world charm with today's luxuries. 11 rooms, $179-$325, two-person Jacuzzis, wi-fi, DVD library, fireplaces, fresh flowers, luxury…

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