Tagged: Summer

Backyard Barbecue.


In a place where dreams are reality, a backyard barbecue would happen every other day or so. Sadly, this is certainly wishful thinking, seeing as I don’t even have a backyard. I do, however, have a terrific and spacious lanai. Although, even then, it can only be used as our dining table as an excuse to feel ‘outdoors’ for our deliciously-cooked-in-the-oven barbecue meal. Mind you, it was still just as fabulous as the real backyard deal.

Nothing screams summer (albeit nearly over) like barbecued ribs. I swear, it has to be universal. I’m sure everybody has their own form of barbecue that epitomizes the sunny summer season. If this isn’t the case, it needs to be because otherwise they don’t know what they’re missing out on! Continue reading

Sweet Sweet Summer.

Sweet summer days are drawing to a sorrowful end as I refuse to relinquish my hold on these rapidly diminishing days of fun, sun, and yum – juicy summer fruits. Instead, I’m relishing the last fleeting moments I have with my beloved seasonal fruits before school resumes and holds me captive once again. It saddens me deeply to know that my quickly increasing agenda prevents me from satisfying my constant and obsessive need to¬† bake and cook anything and everything in sight. Fortunately enough, I’ve been able to produce relatively copious amounts of foods and baked goods in the wee hours of the morning and early afternoon that are currently and happily available for me to dedicate myself entirely to this endeavor. I couldn’t be more thankful or spiteful for this temporary time of freedom.

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