Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Heat Wave Cobb Salad

We’re having a heat wave. And I don’t mean this in a whimsical, “it’s kinda hot” sort of way. I mean, it is like hell’s fire outside right now and it’s only 8 o’clock in the morning. I think one newspaper described it as a “heat dome“. Is that like the Thunder Dome? that would be cool if Tina Turner showed up.

And we only have one air-conditioner in our old house, located in the family room, so guess where all of us slept last night? As close to that air conditioner as possible. It meant I had to curl up my body like one of those pill bugs to fit the dimensions of a love seat plced directlyin front of the chill air flow. I might not be able to stand upright today but it was worth it.

This relentless heat also means that our family meals have been consisting mostly of chilled watermelon, tomatoes vinaigrette, tabouleh,

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