What season is it?

by HEAB on July 10, 2010

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I love summer. As much as I’ve been complaining about the heat, there is nothing like walking outside in shorts and a tank top and being comfortable. I’d much rather have a 90 degree day full of warm sunshine on my face than a 20 degree day full of rain and gloom. Another thing I am lovin about summer? The produce! Berries are so good right now. Have you made Polly’s blueberry crumble yet?

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I am also loving on some cucumbers! There’s been chilled cucumber soup and lots of simple cucumber salads in my life these days…

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Cucumbers and cherry tomatoes soaked in vinegar, salt, and pepper overnight. Yum!

So, as much as I love my summer foods (Peaches are starting to come in by the way – yay!), I keep making a certain fall-like dish over and over.

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I cannot get enough of this warm butterscotch pudding!

Many thanks to Whitney who pointed me in the direction of Harris Teeter, a grocery store here in Nashville that actually has pumpkin stocked. I bought a few cans and this morning ate pumpkin pudding from the waning peanut butter jar.

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So yummy, but I actually think I like my butternut squash version better.

Today, CD and I are attending an all day labor and delivery massage workshop…and for some reason, I am much more excited about it than he is. 😉

What are some of your favorite seasonal foods/recipes?