Spectacular Stone Fruits: 12 Delectable Recipes

Peaches, plums, cherries and more; when stone fruits are in season, life becomes that much sweeter

Peaches, nectarines, plums, cherries, and apricots are all stone fruits and all make their seasonal debut around the month of June. Their arrival on the farmers market scene signals the true start of summer. Though you may be tempted to reach out and grab the first basket of fruit you see, be careful about choosing fruit that is still unripe. There are few things more disappointing in the world than taking a bite out of a gorgeous peach only to hear a loud crunch and taste very little.

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Stone fruits are worth the wait, and when you finally do find that ripe peach it’s a wonderful experience.


We reached out to our Culinary Content Network of food bloggers to see which recipes they love to use when the season of stone fruit finally arrives. From fruit cobblers and pies to salads and salsas, we have 12 mouthwatering recipes that will put stone fruit to great use this summer.