8 Ways You Didn't Know You Could Eat Peaches

We’re teaming up with food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2011, a season-long garden party. In coming weeks, we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. Today, we’re exploring peaches.
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Photo by: Sang An

Sang An

We’re teaming up with food and garden bloggers to host Summer Fest 2011, a season-long garden party. In coming weeks, we’ll feature favorite garden-to-table recipes and tips to help you enjoy the bounty, whether you’re harvesting your own goodies or buying them fresh from the market. Today, we’re exploring peaches.

Peaches are finally in season, so get your hands on some while they last and enjoy them in as many ways as you can (but don't forget to freeze some for the colder months!). Here are 8 healthy ways to eat the sweet stone fruits that you might not have thought of.

8. As a side dish: Tomato-Peach Salad from Food Network Magazine (pictured above)

5. For dinner, spooned over grilled pork: Rosemary Roasted Pork With Peaches

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Food stylist: Jamie Kimm Prop stylist: Marina Malchin

4. In a glass, with wine: Peach Sangria

3. On the barbie: Grilled Peaches

2. For breakfast, in an overnight French toast bake: Ellie Krieger's French Toast Bake

1. With cream: Peaches and Cream (ok, maybe this one's obvious, but this version's healthy)

What's your favorite way to eat peaches? Shout it out in the comments, or let us know on Twitter; use the hashtag #cookingwith.

More peaches with our family and friends:
What’s Gaby Cooking: Peach and Blueberry Cobbler
In Jennie’s Kitchen: Easy Peach Preserves
Cooking with Books: Peaches and Cream Cheesecake
Cooking With My Kid: Peach & Friends Cobbler Pie
White on Rice Couple: Peach Heirloom Tomato Salad
Recipe Girl: Fresh Peach Pie
Napa Farmhouse 1885: Fresh Peach Cookies
Indian Simmer: Indian Peach Gujiya
Dixie Chik Cooks: Peach Cobbler
Cooking Channel: Peaches on the Grill

From My Corner of Saratoga: Double Caramel Peaches

She Wears Many Hats: Peach Wontons
I Am Mommy: Peach Bread
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