Celebrate National Peach Month
Did you know that August is National Peach Month? To celebrate, here are a few recipes that feature peaches.
You can’t feature peach recipes without a good old-fashioned cobbler. Try making this for that last summer BBQ.
Time Needed: 35 minutes
- 2 cups of fresh peach slices
- 1 cup of flour
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 cup of milk
- 2 tsp. of baking powder
- 1/2 cup of butter
- Pinch of salt
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Melt butter in a 9 x 9 pan in the oven.
- In a medium bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, milk, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
- Take out the pan with the melted butter and pour batter mixture over it. Add the peaches over it. Do not mix.
- Bake for 30-35 minutes.
Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa
Ever thought peaches and chicken would go together? It adds juiciness and sweetness to grilled chicken.
Time Needed: 25 minutes
- 1 1/2 cups of chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 2 medium)
- 3/4 chopped cucumber
- 3 tbsps. of finely chopped red onion
- 4 tbsp. of peach preserves, divided
- 1 tsp. of minced fresh mint
- 3/4 tsp. of salt, divided
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- In a small bowl, combine the peaches, cucumber, 2 tbsps. of preserves, onion, mint, and 1/4 tsp. of salt.
- Sprinkle the chicken with pepper and remaining salt. On a lightly greased grill rack, grill the chicken, covered, over medium heat for five minutes. Turn and grill for another 7-10 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Occasionally brush chicken with any remaining preserves. Serve with salsa.
Peaches & Cream
Do you want something different, yet decadent for dessert? Check out this classic.
Time Needed: 30 minutes
- 1/3 cup of sugar
- 2 tbsps. of water
- 1/2 tsp. of vanilla extract
- 2 cups of sliced and peeled peaches
- 1/3 cup of heavy whipping cream
- In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
- Place peaches in two small baking dishes. Add syrup; stir in gently to coat. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-35 minutes, or until the peaches are tender.
- Serve warm or chilled with cream.
Peach & Goat Cheese Bruschetta
For a sophisticated dinner party or for a potluck, this is a great appetizer that you can easily adjust the serving size for the number of guests.
Time Needed: 15 minutes
- 8 slices of Italian bread, toasted
- 3 oz. of goat cheese
- 8 slices of fresh peaches
- Small bunch of fresh basil leaves
- 1-2 tbsp. of good olive oil
- Pinches of salt and pepper
- Spread the goat cheese on each slice of toast.
- Top each piece with a fresh peach slice, basil leaf, and a light drizzling of olive oil.
- Salt and pepper to taste.
* Please consider food allergies when making these recipes.
Recipe Inspiration From:
tasteofhome.com (Recipes 2 & 3)