I want I had a cheerful replace for you guys, however the political happenings of the final month just about crushed me. SCOTUS formally overturning Roe v. Wade overshadowed even the great elements of the month (which included celebrating my thirty fifth birthday).
If I’m being trustworthy with you guys, it’s been more and more onerous for me to seek out inspiration and pleasure in the previous few years. Between the pandemic, numerous local weather associated disasters (Keep in mind how the wild fires in the summertime of 2020 motivated me and Erlend to promote my previous home to purchase a brand new one with higher home windows and a contemporary HVAC system? Or when our automobile caught on hearth throughout a “freak” ice storm? Or final summer time’s “warmth dome”?), and the dire politics of this nation, baking and this house doesn’t actually present the escape that it used to. And the very fact of the matter is that I agree with this TikTok video wholeheartedly:
@e.mo.tions #sew with @debtcollective ♬ Love You So – The King Khan & BBQ Present
So, yeah, I don’t actually have an excessive amount of to say. I’m sorry for being so adverse. I actually, actually hope that subsequent month might be higher.
In Case You Missed It: New Recipes and Posts
Right here’s an inventory of every little thing new on my totally different Hummingbird Excessive channels:
New and Up to date Recipes on hummingbirdhigh.com
New Movies on Instagram and TikTok
@hummingbirdhigh tasting all @Ghirardelli Chocolate Firm #boxmixbrownies 2 overlook concerning the lack of my reproductive freedom #baking #bakingtiktok #brownies ♬ Aesthetic – Tollan Kim
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Meals For Thought
This previous month, I additionally spent a LOT of time considering and studying about meals past the baking recipes you see on this weblog. Listed below are the concepts and points that resonated with me:
Listed below are the recipes and assets I saved for myself within the final month:
Generally, particularly now, it may be very easy to be ungrateful and dismissive of what the US has to supply (particularly when in comparison with different developed nations). So I very a lot appreciated this Reddit thread asking non-People about their favourite American meals. Seconding all of the gushing for barbecue, diner breakfasts, and biscuits!
That’s all for now, people. I hope you all are staying protected and wholesome! Please let me know the way you’re doing within the feedback under, and be happy to share the concepts and points which can be floating round in your heads, too.