Author Archives: nancyc

Roasted Roma Tomatoes

If you’ve never made roasted tomatoes, you’re missing out—especially if you love tomatoes! While I like eating them fresh from the garden, roasting them gives the tomatoes such a rich flavor. They’re so easy to make, too!

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Roasted Carrots, Beets, and Onions

I have to admit, I’m not the biggest fan of certain raw veggies. Sugar snap peas are my favorite veggies to eat raw, but there’s one way I love to eat all veggies, and that is when they are roasted! There’s something about the taste of roasted veggies that I never get tired of!

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Valentine Gifts from Gourmet Gift Baskets

So Valentine’s Day is almost here and it looks like it will be very cold and snowy for many, if not most, of us. Maybe, because of the frigid weather, you haven’t even been able to get out to buy your Valentine treats and gifts. That’s why Gourmet Gift Baskets is so handy. They offer all kinds of treats wonderfully packaged in fancy gift boxes, tins, decorative buckets, and of course, baskets!

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Strawberries and Cream Cake Squares

When I was making this dessert, I was thinking these would turn out more like cookie bars, but they’re actually pretty cake-y. They’re a little bit cake and a little bit cookie bar, so I decided to call them Strawberries and Cream Cake Squares. You definitely need to eat these squares with a fork, so I guess that makes them a little more cake than cookie!

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Chocolate Truffles

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Here’s an easy sweet treat you can make for any special occasion—these look more Valentiney, but just change up the sprinkle coatings to make them for St. Pat’s Day, Easter, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, or Christmas! Or use birthday sprinkles for birthdays, or chopped nuts for anytime!

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