The Chai tea latte is my go-to drink whether I’m stressed, happy, anxious or relaxed. It is the perfect mixture of tea and cream, sweet and spicy. And is especially delightful on a fall day like today. One in which I find myself dressed all in sweats, editing photos, chai in hand, cat at my side and feeling rather content about it all.
Before summer comes to an official close I thought I’d share my absolute favorite summer recipe. My mom taught me this delightful meal many years ago and it has since become a summer tradition. What could be better than fresh market corn, tomatoes and basil on homemade dough and cooked on a grill? Very little in fact.
As a Vermonter living far away from home, Fall is simultaneously my favorite and least favorite season. It’s no secret that I am a very nostalgic person, perhaps to a fault, and my nostalgia is always at it’s height as I start to see and feel pieces of Fall here in Washington. Don’t get me wrong, Washington is very pleasant this time of year, but there is nothing like a Vermont Fall. The colors, the apples, the crisp air, I’m tearing up just thinking about it.
Today at the Farmer’s Market I found some crisp Macintosh apples. I can’t even begin to describe the joy I had at finding these. Washington has some great varieties of apples, but Macintosh are by far my favorite and it’s very rare to find them fresh around here. Fall has begun and I’m left with a bellyful of deliciously tart apples and a longing to be home.