Now that warm weather is well on its way, the thought of standing over a stove to cook loses its appeal as quickly as ice cubes melt in a glass.
Fast and delicious is my summer meal preparation motto.
Because there's such a profusion of fresh food available, especially fruits and veggies, it's not hard to put together something delicious in the snap of the fingers.
During the last trip to the supermarket, they were selling basil plants, roots and all, for $1.99 so I bought one.
I put it in a cup, added water and set it on a windowsill in the kitchen.
Then, I also chopped up some more tomatoes, added some chick peas and tossed them with lemon juice mixed with olive oil. To that mixture I also added a teaspoon of sugar.
From the freezer came a bag of already cooked shrimp.
While they were running under cold water, I mixed up some ketchup with horseradish for the cocktail sauce.
The meal came together in about 15 minutes tops and everything was delicious.
Yum yum yum
WHAT'S ONE FAST MEAL YOU LIKE TO COOK IN SUMMER?