No Spoon Necessary
Summer is almost at an end. I know, it’s sad, right? The only good part about that statement is that peaches are in season! Grab as many as you can find at the farmers market — you can even freeze them to have this delicious delectable fruit all winter long. If you’re not the fruit-freezing type, we have 11 ways for you to soak up the joy of peaches right now. There are so many dishes to make with peaches: salads, pizzas, sangria, crisps… that’s why we made them the theme of this week’s SWAT (Sharing With A Theme). Celebrate the end of summer with peaches.
We asked The Daily Meal’s Culinary Content Network members to share their best peach recipes, and the results will make you want to freeze a few extra peaches for the cooler months. Enjoy peach sangria with a kale and peach salad on the patio, or make lavender peach popsicles for the kids — there’s a peach recipe for everyone. Here are this week’s highlights.
Whole Foods Feasting: Peachy Guacamole
Peaches and guacamole? It sounds insane, right? It’s insanely delicious. In this guacamole, Donna Currie of Cookistry uses peaches in place of tomatoes — it’s a little sweet and a little tart, and she finds that this stone fruit’s texture is very similar to that of tomatoes. Give it a try — I think you'll like it.
White Wine Peach Sangria
Bourbon Poached Peach Sorbet
Cheyanne of No Spoon Necessary hit the motherlode when it came to peaches. A delicious, easy, no-churn sorbet — it’s every sorbet lover’s dream. This dish is silky, light and misleadingly rich in texture. Poaching the peaches in bourbon adds a depth of mellow, boozy, bodacious flavor to the succulently sweet fruit. Booze, peaches, and sorbet — this recipe is unlike any other, which Cheyanne is the winner of this week’s SWAT.
Want more summer peach recipes? Don’t worry. We have 11 peachy recipes ready for you to devour.
Lavender Peach Popsicles
Made with protein-packed Greek yogurt, sweet-tart peaches, and floral lavender, these lavender peach popsicles are more like lavender peaches and Creamsicles. Does anyone else think of that 112 song any time they hear that phrase? Know what I mean? “Peaches and cream”? For the Lavender Peach Popsicles recipe, click here.
Peach Blueberry Crisp for Two
A Dash of Megnut
The contrast between the sweet and luscious filling and the crunchy topping is perfect. There is almost no added sugar to this crisp: The natural sugars of the fruit are just enough. But I did add a smidgen of honey to the nut topping to give it that bit of sweetness. For the Peach Blueberry Crisp for Two recipe, click here.