My nieces and I have decided to be real pen pals. Email is a quick and easy way to stay in touch, but they’ve recently discovered the beauty of a handwritten note by snail mail. These letters are special.
When my friend Matt planted a gigantic bowl of this salsa on my kitchen counter, everyone gathered around to oooh and ahhh. Matt is known for making the best mango salsa on Pine Island (an island famous for its mangos).
We usually find kaffir lime leaves in bowls of Thai soup. Just like bay leaves, they impart their essence to the broth, but they’re meant to be left behind because the whole leaves are not exactly palatable.
It has only been officially summer for a week, but we’ve had hot weather and high humidity since March. The first step to enjoying summer is to accept the fact that you’re going to sweat, and so is everyone else.