Recipes for Beating the Heat in Your Apartment's Kitchen

Beat the heat in your kitchen
Beat the heat in your kitchen

At 6:30 a.m. today, temperatures in New York City had already reached the mid 80s. While we wouldn't blame any of you for shunning the stove in favor of an ice cream cone today, the heat does not necessarily have to keep urban apartment dwellers from eating delicious, healthy meals.

The following ideas should keep your kitchen (relatively) cool and your stomach satisfied all summer long.