Dig Into These Sweet Peach Recipes
One of the best parts about summer is the abundance of perfectly sweet peaches, which are nearly impossible to find the rest of the year. We love both the yellow and white-fleshed varieties, plus the super-sweet and slightly flattened Saturns, more commonly known as doughnut peaches. Don't let summer fade away without making these sweet and savory recipes. Jenny Huang
A handful of pantry ingredients—brown sugar, smoked salt, cinnamon, vanilla, and bourbon—transforms simple roasted peaches into a sublime summer dessert.
Go for the gold with ripe yellow peaches and aromatic lemon verbena in this superlative seasonal sorbet.
Cookbook author Cathy Barrow adds rye whiskey and cardamom to this peach jam, giving it a slightly spicy, complex depth.
Summer Peach Pie
Dried peaches add concentrated fruit flavor—and a pleasant chew—to these sweet, summery scones.
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Heaven Hill Distillery‘s brand abassador, Lynn House, enjoyed nothing more as a child than picking peaches and other fresh produce on her grandparents’ farm in Tennessee. She continues the tradition as an adult, incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables into her cocktails whenever she can—hence her nickname, “The Garden Girl.” This summery drink combines peach purée, cucumber, and whiskey. Get the recipe for Evening Shade »
Sweet, pale orange ice cream flavored with ripe, juicy peaches simply screams summer.
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Tree-ripe stone fruit shines when paired with rich prosciutto, salty young pecorino, and peppery fresh arugula atop a well-charred crust.
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A teaspoon of yogurt adds a subtle tang to this summery peach drink from Alexis Soler and Ben Clemons of Bar 308 in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Summer peaches pair remarkably well with sweet caramelized onions and crisp green beans in this salad from Deb Miller of Lawrence, Kansas.
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At once rustic and refined, this technique amplifies the inherent sweetness of the fruit. The mascarpone-mint leaf combo brings a rich yet uplifting twist. The more ripe your fruit, the better it will caramelize. Look for freestone peaches that will let you remove the pits easily. Mallmann says: “Let them burn a bit without touching them. Don’t flip and flop.”
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Crushed amaretti cookies lend nutty depth to sweet mashed peaches in this simple dessert.
Sweet peaches and aromatic lemon verbena marry in this syrup, perfect for mixing into cocktails such as an old-fashioned or
French 75. Get the recipe for Peach–Lemon Verbena Syrup
Grilled Peach with Rosemary, Smoked Country Ham, and Toasted Pistachios