Holidays Stories

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Christmas Candlelight Evening

Christmas at Biltmore Estate

Holiday Traditions at America's Largest Home Christmas Eve 1895, and Biltmore House was bustling with activity. In just a few hours, George Vanderbilt would officially open his new home in Asheville, N.C., to family and friends with a lavish party. From the kitchen came rich smells of holiday food. Among the palms in the Winter Garden were bright exotic botanical poinsettias, and the faint

Three Bean Turkey Chipotle Chili #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Three Bean Turkey Chipotle Chili Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

photo by Sommer Collier A perfect recipe for those cold winter days, this three-bean chili uses turkey (or tofu if you desire) as a lean protein substitute for meat. You can turn up the heat or dial it down based on your personal preference. This recipe is an original creation crafted by the Wards from Inn on Main Street . Ingredients 2 Tbsp. canola oil 1-1½ pounds lean ground turkey 1

Winter Squash Dip Recipe

  • November 20, 2014

This flavorful appetizer is perfect for cold weather entertaining. This dip recipe comes from Winter Sun Farms , a program of Blue Ridge Food Ventures in Asheville. Ingredients 2 heads garlic, tops cut off to expose cloves 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 scallions, white and pale-green parts only, sliced ¼-inch thick 1 package (16 ounces) WINTER SUN FARMS frozen