Sunday, July 23, 2017

SWELTERING HEAT!


Still much too hot to be out here on the front porch.
104F today!
Even the trumpet vine looks frazzled.

Getting a bit tired of chilly meals so decided a quick oven flatbread wouldn't 
overheat the kitchen too much.
Readymade crust by Stonefire topped with thinly sliced tomatoes and fresh
 mozzarella, topped with a scattering of shredded low-moisture mozzarella,
 salt and pepper - baked for 15 minutes. 


Removed and topped with a garlicky basil and pine nut pesto whizzed in the
 food processor, a few fresh basil leaves, and a dusting of grated parmesan.
It was really, really good, honest!!!!



Storms tonight brought much-needed rainwater to the garden.
Fortunately no damage in this area but the lightning was serious and scary!

10 comments:

  1. Sounds perfect, Mary. So glad you got a little drink from Mother Nature!

    Jane x

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  2. My, that is hot, rather like we get here in Queensland over our Summer. The pizza sounds very good indeed, and a perfect summer meal with a salad. When the temp goes over 100F I always serve salad and do very little cooking which just makes the house hotter. I am in love with your porch and the birdhouses - they are just beautiful.

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  3. It looks VERY nice - my kind of meal!
    Thunderstorms here on Friday night, another hot day on Saturday and still rather hot on Sunday, but much cooler today.

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  4. Yes, one does grow tired of cold food even in the heat. Glad you enjoyed a tasty pizza. 🍕 Yay for rain in a parched garden, though thunder storms always alarm me.

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  5. That looks delicious, Mary. And I love your porch decor. Raining heavy here this morning.

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  6. That looks tasty! We had had hotter than normal here in the mountains too. But only in the low 90's. Stay cool!

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  7. It's so hot here too, but no rain. Large dark clouds to the south yesterday, but they stayed in the south. We need rain. What a good idea for a meal.

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  8. We never get that sort of heat up here and we think we are suffering at 29 Celsius! Your flatbread supper looks so satisfying!

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  9. That gave me a wonderful idea. I mean it did look so good but I don't have any flatbread... I wonder how I will get around that.

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  10. OOh, yes! Much too hot to be outside. Sorry you are having such high temps. Loved the way that flatbread pizza looks!

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