It seems like all I ever do lately is complain about the heat? Well, that’s because it’s HOT here, people! Really, really hot. And humid. Hot and humid is miserable. Thus, I am miserable too. Hot, cranky and miserable! Yes, I know it could be worse. The grass is always greener and all that. But in this case, the grass actually is greener somewhere else. Because it is so damn hot, our grass is mostly brown these days – brown and crunchy and sad. I know that compared to much of the country, this place is considered a paradise. But, living in paradise does have its drawbacks.
Heat makes me tired – and lazy. I don’t feel like going anywhere or doing anything, including cooking. Except for making ice cream. Does making ice cream count as cooking?
But still, we have to eat, and I can only get away with heat-related cooking reprieves for just so long. So, I’ve been resorting to lots of salads and other quick dishes that don’t require a lot of effort on my part. read more >>