I’ve always loved the look of Ishihara color blindness tests–those different size dots of slightly varied tints of two different colors look sort of delicious to me. Maybe then it is no surprise that I chose to recreate a couple of them with some of my favorite produce from this season: tomatoes. See (or maybe not?) Colorblind Tomatoes at lowcommitmentprojects.com.
My mom used to make a version of citrus mint iced tea about once each summer. I’d guzzle it down, ask for more, please, and wonder why she didn’t make it more often. Looking at the recipe as an adult, I spotted the reason: over a cup of sugar for one pitcher of tea. For we high-fructose-corn-syrup deprived hippie children, that amount of sugar probably sent us zooming laps around the block on our bikes in bare feet.
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