Sweet and juicy, peaches can be used in desserts, salsas, or even grilled.
Ripe peaches become even more meltingly sweet when heated in packets on the grill with a touch of butter and cinnamon. ...read more
Showcase the sweetness of summer tomatoes with this refreshing beverage. For an original cocktail, add 1/4 cup white wine to each serving and garnish with cherry tomatoes skewered onto toothpicks. The tomato-peach base can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for 24 hours. ...read more
Balancing the tannins in strong brewed tea with pieces of fresh summer fruit and sweet fruit nectar creates an exceptionally refreshing beverage. Tote it in a Thermos or ice-filled, tightly capped plastic pitcher to your picnic spot. For a variation, substitute blackberry juice, ...read more
Recipe excerpted from Diet Simple (LifeLine Press, 2004). This recipe has many variations. Instead of one cup of dried fruit, you can use 1/2 cup fruit and 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips (though that adds to the calories)or, for a low-cal chocolate flavor, simply add a ...read more
Peach Honey, which tastes best when made from fresh peaches, can accompany a variety of dishes. If using dried peaches, soak them for 1 1/2 hours in warm water to cover, or until soft and pliable. Remove the skins with your fingers, then proceed with the recipe, adding an extra ...read more