Everyday colors found in nature are so beautiful. Everywhere you go bursts of red, yellow, green. Orange, blue, purple. All comes to life these few enchanting months. Summertime makes me feel so full–so many chances to enjoy the earth brimming with gifts just for us. Fresh onions bought at a roadside farmer’s cart, the purplest eggplants picked just a short walk outside our back door, delicious blueberry desserts made of berries from the state next door. The kitchen has been a busy place, but I love how this time of year it’s so much easier to be nourished by food that is close to your heart. My favorite time of year to cook!