but it's the time of year when life feels even more bountiful than usual.
The market is an inspiring, and deliciously cool place to be.
Now, at home, I am daydreaming of a break in this heat, of rainy days and fall baking.
Hydrangea stem in a milk glass vase.
Puree the whole lot, taste for spiciness... maybe more jalapeño?
Chill the salsa.
A squeeze of lime juice is always welcome.
Do you have a good playlist going?
It's good to dance while cooking... while eating is nice, too.