I’m writing this while rain pours down outside my windows and thunder crashes in the distance. It’s been so long since we’ve experienced a proper rainstorm — probably the last one was in January in Casa — that I’ve almost forgotten how cozy it is to be inside on a rainy day with an extra cup of coffee and cooking plans ahead. And yes: it is so very, very cozy.
I imagine we’ve all fully planned our Thanksgiving menus, or plotted what we’ll bring to dinner, and maybe have even started on some of the dishes already. We picked up a frozen 7-pounder at Carrefour over the weekend and I plan to nicely slick it with olive oil, lemon juice, and white wine plus plenty of salt and fresh rosemary from the plant in the yard. We’re keeping dinner just us three on Thursday but are having friends over for dinner Wednesday night and more on Friday afternoon to share seasonally inspired desserts.