Your recipe for the (hot) day: Chilled cucumber, avocado and buttermilk soup
Try to stay out of the sun as much as possible, drink plenty of water, and don't leave anything -- or anyone -- inside a car.
But you still have to eat, right? We suggest you play it cool come dinnertime with this L.A. Times Test Kitchen recipe for chilled cucumber, avocado and buttermilk soup.
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-- Rene Lynch
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