Too hot…to do anything?

12 Jul

Everybody, who knows me, knows, that I love to be outside.

Eat outside, work outside, walk outside, play outside.

And everybody, who knows me, knows,that I also do not mind the heat, I love it warm, but somehow today…meh, not so much.

I rode early in the morning and that was nice.

I came back and took my old horses in and they are fine.

Ms. Natty lounges in between the two air-conditioning outlets…

I want to sit in the shade, but the deer flies are getting the best of me…so, lovely weather and I am inside and not in a good mood.

I should have gone to the grocery shop…too hot. I had a wonderful lunch with my dear friend instead…so much better.

So no food in the fridge, but beans, that I am soaking since yesterday.

So they are now boiling with the potatoes, I still had.

I will make a white bean soup with fresh tarragon.

It will be delicious . Maybe I will make pancakes…oh what am I saying, no I will not make pancakes…too hot, remember?

I will serve the soup with olive oil and garlic bread….that will do, must do.

And because it is so hot, I am not even taking photos.

But here is the recipe:

You need:

3 cups of white beans, either soaked or canned

3 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cubed

1 medium sized onion, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons of butter

salt and pepper to taste

1/2 cup of tarragon, finely chopped

Saute the onion in the butter, add the beans and cover with water, bring to a slow boil, about 30 minutes. Add the potatoes and more water…keep on simmering until the veggies are soft.

Use your hand blender , but before, take 1/2 cup of beans out….blend, add salt and pepper and add the un- blended beans back to the soup.

Serve with the tarragon and the toasted bread…that you rubbed with a fresh garlic clove.

Eat, have a cool shower and move to the next couch and watch a movie….or:

Go to the local pub and let them cook for you.

 

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