Oh man. Heat wave!!!
As I type though, it has cooled off considerably, but, the days leading up to today it has been unreal here in Beantown. The city has felt like one baked bean pot. I love it though, it hasn’t been unbearable, I just wish I didn’t have to wear a suit and walk to work in it. Ick. I feel so disheveled by the time I get to office.
The heat has definitely also killed my appetite and any desire to make a solid meal. It’s hard to be motivated to whip something up in a 4th floor walk up with no A/C. Might as well turn my stove & oven into a storage unit for July & August, that’s how little it gets used.
The other night this was dinner: a baked sweet potato (done in the microwave) topped with leftover Texas Caviar, salsa, and avocado, and a wee bit of cheese. It was delicious and weird. I would never serve this to anyone, or at least anyone I’m trying to impress. But, we’ve known each other here for awhile, I think we’re past that point, no?
Last night, continuing on the random theme I did a salsa baked chicken, (in the toaster oven), chicken, topped with salsa, wrapped in a foil packet and baked at 350 for 35 minutes- perfect & still juicy, the salsa keeps it from drying out.
Otherwise the roomie & I (and poor Hunter, this is not the weather for a fat cat) have been sitting around in the dark watching trashy tv and eating popsicles to stay cool. I’m in love with Edy’s Frozen Lemon Fruit Bars. A-mazing. Hope you’re staying cool!!