My second floor apartment is charming but lacks sufficient insulation, air conditioning, or even just window screens. The result is sweltering heat, making it unbearable to even think about cooking even when Im hungry. My usual standby quick fixes of quesadillas or fried eggs sound suddenly disgusting. And I cant eat tacos from the trucks every night. Last night I went to bed without dinner because I couldnt come up with anything to eat that sounded appealing and didnt take much effort. That was just plain pitiful.
So help Chowhounds! My current diet of nothing, water, Popsicles and tuna fish is making me very hungry and hostile. I need ideas for simple hot weather dinners that take minimal effort and little or no cooking. I have a regular kitchen set-up, except no microwave, but I do have a handy toaster oven. Im only cooking for me, but leftovers are great for repeat meals and brown bag lunches.