It's Hot and I Don't Want to Cook

spaghetti squash Phew! Summer is here. Well, officially it’s not here for a little while longer, but since it started hitting 90+ degrees in my neck of the woods around Memorial Day, it certainly feels like summer. And when it’s summer, the last thing I want to do is heat up my kitchen while making long, involved dishes. I’m guessing some of you are thinking the same thing.

So, what to do? Well, I’ve been making lots of Farmer’s Market Salad for dinner. Basically, this involves hitting the local farmer’s market and picking up whatever looks good, and then making it into a salad. In the nice little southern town where I grew up, the word “salad” basically meant either (1)tossed salad with iceberg lettuce, anemic tomatoes and perhaps a cucumber, (2) something starchy wallowing in mayonnaise, or (3) something suspended in jello […]