For the last two weeks, we've been trying to survive an intense heatwave here in New York. As in, temperatures ranging from 90 to 100 degrees F every single day. I've been trying to keep cool by working next to my wonky AC, though unfortunately I can't glue myself to it.
Walking around outside any time before 7pm can be quite brutal. As is waiting for the subway any time of the day. When you look forward to the sun setting so the temps can cool down to 91 degrees, that's a bad sign.
Evidence from New York Magazine: "How hot is it in New York right now? This Hot."
So other than the days I teach, I've been doing very little cooking the past couple of weeks. And when I do, the result has mainly been salads.Read More