You know the old adage, never grocery shop when hungry? Yeah, well I did. We were supposed to go out for dinner tonight, but if I don't cook everything I bought, it'll go to waste. I guess we're having dinner in and apparently, some items will be stuffed. Like the peppers. No dish speaks summer to me like my Grannie's bread and cheddar cheese stuffed peppers.
Keeping with a red theme, there will be cherry pie for dessert. Achatz cherry pie to be exact. I feel sorry for those of you who don't live in Michigan with direct access to Achatz pies. You don't know what you're missing, but hey, if you want to know what they're like, you can order one here. I can vouch for all the flavors, but it's the cherry and Michigan 4 berry pie I can't pass up. Other pies are clearly pedestrian in comparison. They're expensive, but oh so worth the price of admission. A word to the wise: hide it! Don't share. In fact, when it gets to you, eat it all first--even before dinner. No sense in risking that you won't live long enough to get to dessert.
It's warm and humid in Detroit today with plenty of cloud cover to soften the blow of the heat. Every once in awhile I see a peek of the sun and tomorrow, there's a little of that in the forecast. It's a good day to knit, though the heavy and colorful shawl will have to wait for cooler temps. It's a hot one to have in the lap. Not knowing which unfinished project I should devote a little attention to, I got out the books, bought a little yarn and cast on for a baby gift. A crib sized Log Cabin blankie is in the works for my very pregnant friend who is due in October. I don't know what she's having, so I stuck with genderless colors in cream, sage, blue, gray and charcoal. Since I hate knitting cotton, Silky Wool will have to do.
Poor little babe.
Hey! Have a great weekend. I'm off to eat that dessert.