9 Peachy-Keen Recipes (That Aren’t Dessert)
We’re all about peach cobblers and peach pies in the summer, but if all you’re making with this juicy fruit is dessert, you’re seriously missing out. Peaches are at their peak of juicy sweetness for just a short time in the summer, and it's best to make the most of those glorious days.
Tomato Peach Salad with Basil (pictured above)
A seasoned fresh-basil puree forms the base of this easy 10-minute salad starring the best of in-season produce.
Use fresh peaches instead of the syrupy canned kind to make this classic brunch drink. Simply blend peaches, lemon juice and sugar to make a summery puree before topping with cold, bubbly Prosecco.
Get out of your lunchtime rut and pack Food Network Magazine's summery twist on the BLT. Sweet peaches pair perfectly with peppery arugula and crispy, salty bacon.
Follow Food Network Magazine’s lead and swap the classic pork-and-apples dish for this seasonal variation.
Featured in Food Network Magazine, this salad brings together irresistible grilled peaches, toasted pecans and crispy bacon to dress up fresh spinach, and the result is a salad that's anything but ordinary.
Ree Drummond starts with a base of prepared barbecue sauce, then dresses it up with whiskey. To balance those deep flavors, she adds both peach preserves and sliced fresh peaches for subtle sweetness.
Bobby Flay uses a trio of peach-focused ingredients in his red wine-based sangria: fresh peach puree, peach brandy and, of course, sliced fruit.
In this good-for-you chicken recipe from Bobby, it's all about the glaze, made with peach preserves, soy sauce and Dijon mustard for tangy results. It's best to wait until near the end of the cooking to add the glaze, since the sugars in it could burn on the grill.