the heat is on

It has been a scorcher with punishing heat. One day, the only reason we got out of the pool, was to make lunch and then dinner. When the temperature is climbing toward triple digits, salads are a reliable dinner staple. The summer produce is providing some picture-perfect vegetables and fruit. The tomatoes in our garden … Continue reading

a girl and her grill

How do you grill on a really hot day? Jump in the pool first. Have the Mike’s Hard Lemonade resting on one side of the grill. We had some friends over last summer, who stayed for dinner, after a day of kids in the pool. We chatted and gathered ingredients for dinner. Before you know it our friend said, “Wait … Continue reading