Walking, Talking, Eating, Working

THAT’S PRETTY MUCH how I start work every Saturday and Sunday, because I have the greatest gig on Earth: I lead walking food tours of downtown Asheville, North Carolina! What is a walking food tour? It’s more or less what it sounds like: I walk with a group of up to 17 patrons to several … Continued

Time to Get Your Hands in the Dirt!

  WAIT! SPRING IN THE MOUNTAINS brings unpredictable weather and late cold snaps. The safe planting date for many of these summer vegetables isn’t until mid-May in Asheville and can be later than that in the high mountains. And even the safe planting date isn’t guaranteed protection for those veggies that have no ability to … Continued

Recipe: Gluten-Free Pita Bread

Gluten-Free Pita Bread 1 ¾ C Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Mix, plus more for rolling dough ¼ C Tapioca Starch 1 ½ tsp Baking powder 1 tsp Kosher Salt 1 Tbsp Oil 1 Egg + 1 Egg White ¾ C Milk Preheat oven to 400º. Place an inverted cookie sheet or pizza … Continued

Recipe: Chimichurri Chicken

Now that Spring has finally sprung, what better way to celebrate than a picnic! WNC may have some of the most beautiful picnic locations around and local author Ashley English’s new book, A Year of Picnics, has the perfect food to accompany every locale from waterside to mountaintop. Grab your picnic blanket and enjoy the … Continued