Arbor House Blog

Round Trip for Winery Tour from Arbor House

Sample wines at one of these wineries in the North Carolina mountains and foothills, near Asheville! Create your own winery tour for a fun afternoon. Talk to the winemakers and stroll through the vineyards. Many have special events including live music. Most are closed in January for a winter break and adjust hours throughout the year, so check before you visit. Catawba Valley Wineries Silver Fork Winery ***  The tasting room and grounds provide a

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Need a Ride in Black Mountain

We have Uber in Black Moutain, but it can be sporadic.  You can definitely get Uber from Asheville for any trips back. [spacing size=”60px”] On Uber you can find Cathy Hubbell.  Cheaper to go through Uber, but can call her at 828-767-2721 Harry’s Car Service call or text at 828-774-8178  – needs 24 hours notice Asheville Taxi Co – (828)333-1976 New Blue Bird Taxi Co – (828)258-8331 Checker Cab Service – (828)254-1155

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We Celebrated our Second Year Anniversary

Jim and I are so happy to celebrate our second year business anniversary as of June 1, 2017.  Our view from our Secret Garden spot.  We love our beautiful Black Mountain with the art and music events, 33+ shops, and 40+ restaurants.  The people are so friendly and welcome dogs in town.  We do go to Asheville for special occasions since it is only 15 minutes away, but always glad to come back to our

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Arbor House of Black Mountain B&B Speakeasy Dinner

We are so excited to have great guests renting the B&B next weekend. Our in-House Chef Jim is hosting our first Arbor House Speakeasy dinner. We created this menu to compliment our guests who are dressing up for the birthday event and we have chosen music from the 1920’s to boost the fun.

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Conga Bars from Arbor House of Black Mtn NC

Conga Bars – Arbor House of Black Mtn NC  Ingredients: – 1 cup Pecans (Toasted/Chopped) – 1.5 cup Unsweetened shredded coconut – 1.5 cup AP Flour – can substitute Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour – 1 tsp Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – 12 TBS Unsalted Butter (Melted & Cooled) – 1.5 cup Light Brown Sugar – 2 Eggs (Slightly Beaten) – 4 tsp Vanilla Extract – 2 oz Bran – 2 oz

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Our guests LOVE real maple syrup

Today, Don, from Green Mountain Maple came to our house.  We had requested a gallon of their 100% Pure Vermont Maple Syrup after tasting it at a Black Mountain Festival.  As part of their service, they delivered it to my doorstep.  Whoa..now that is called service.  Whenever serving my guests, I put out the best rated store syrup and real maple syrup.  Guess which one everyone chooses?  I am trying the amber first and have samples

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