Friday, July 29th, 2011
Is it really almost the end of summer? For once in my life I don’t want to believe it. Summer in the Northwest is gorgeous – cool, even chilly mornings and evenings and wonderfully warm days. We’ve definitely had less than our fair share of heat, especially compared to the rest of the country. But it has gotten hot enough (especially without air conditioning!) that I generally don’t feel like baking. It makes me a little sad! But most days heating up the house just isn’t worthwhile. I know, such is life! Summer days call for sundresses and your hair in a bun and bare feet, but not hot houses.
Last weekend after I finished making these pancakes, I decided to get on it and bake up this tasty bread before the heat set in. I love mangoes more than most things in life and it’s a miracle this extra-sweet, extra-juicy one made it into bread at all. It’s okay, I’ve eaten almost the entire loaf to make up for it. And no, I don’t feel guilty about that, thank you very much. Now someone could lend me a pool to lay by, I’d appreciate it.
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