"Wah wah wah. It's freezing. Summer is supposed to be hot. Blah blah blah."
Because now it's hot. All the people who complained that summer was too cold are now complaining that fall is too hot.
Boo on you.
It is all your fault.
So what did I do?
Cranked up the air conditioning. At this point, what's another million dollars on top of the already exorbinant monthly electric bill?
Tied on my favorite apron. The one that I didn't sew. Because I know you will ask. Pier One did. My sweet friend gifted it to me for my birthday last year.
I highly recommend always cooking with an apron. Not necessarily for function. Mostly for fashion. Plus, guys dig it. Just saying.
The bread maker that I decided that I needed as soon as I saw this Rosemary Bread recipe.
It had me at Macaroni Grill.
Jeannett, the bread queen, suggested that I use the bread maker just for the dough cycle, then transfer the dough into a loaf pan and bake it in the oven. This was a brilliant tip.
It took all of two minutes measuring and pouring the ingredients into the bread maker. A mere, effortless, 90 minutes later I had perfect dough. 30 minutes at 375º after that, I had fresh, fluffy bread, instead of the tell tale dense square that many bread makers produce.
Pasta e Fagioli. Herbs and spices and meat and dreams, all in one big pot. It momentarily made me forget that it was 89º outside with it's warm, cozy aroma.
So take that, hot fall, and all your haters.
I chose to override you. It was awesome.
Now I think I'll go swimming.
That's the only thing you are good for, dumb, hot fall.