I love gazpacho in the summertime. And every year, I don’t make it nearly often enough. This year, I somehow made it all the way to August before diving in to a big bowl of it, and I’m already kicking myself.
I ran across this recipe online. In fact, it popped up in my Facebook feed, screaming “Make me!”. Never one to argue with a recipe, I figured I better get on it quickly. It’s different from a traditional, chunky gazpacho, but I loved its creaminess and delicious fresh flavor. It’s creamy without a drop of cream, and so refreshing. I will say that the recipe serves four exactly. So, if you’re hankering for leftovers, or a second bowl, and you’re serving your family, you might want to double up on things. That’s not hard, though, because it’s, by far, the simplest gazpacho I’ve ever made. Read more...(788 words, 10 images, estimated 3:09 mins reading time)
Well, after a perfectly beautiful and mild month of June, and first bit of July, summer really decided to kick things into gear this week. The past few days have been hot! Not pleasant hot, either, but that sticky, thick hot that smacks you in the face as soon as you step out the door and knocks the oomph right out of you.
On days like that, I have to eat light…and preferably cool. This meal was the perfect way to end a hot, sticky day. Read more...(747 words, 7 images, estimated 2:59 mins reading time)