This cucumber and zucchini soup makes a great summer appetizer or even a main course. I like it best chilled, but it can also be served warm. Jaime and I made this soup for our summer party and served it in parfait glasses with a Sun Chip, sour cream, and dill garnish. The chips and sour cream add a nice salty crunchiness and creaminess to the soup respectively.
It’s officially summer! I know this post is a little late, but it doesn’t really feel like summer to me until I have had my first homegrown tomato.
My husband and I were checking out at the store last weekend when I noticed that a customer in front of us was buying a bag artichokes. We were already in the process of putting our groceries onto the conveyor belt, but I did what any reasonable artichoke lover would do. I stopped loading the groceries, shouted “Stop. Artichoke time!” to my husband by way of explanation, and took off across the store to get a bag.