7 Examples of Perfect Summer Peach Dishes

 

7 Perfect Summer Peach Dishes - Recipes

 

Driving along the highway in south Texas, just the right time of year, the peach stands open up all over the place, with huge baskets of juicy, plump, fresh peaches that make your mouth water and your heart beat fast with anticipation of such delicious pleasure!

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A couple of times, we have even ventured out as a family, visiting peach orchards to pick our own baskets full of peaches for enjoying.  This is so much fun and elicited great family memories!

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So today we are presenting 7 examples of perfect summer peach dishes – whether you were able to run out and pick your own, pluck some juicy fresh ones from a local farmers market, order from your local Greenling, or simply bring some home from the grocery store.

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1. First, a delicious Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler – slow cooker desserts are nice for not heating up the kitchen, and mixing all the ingredients ahead, then cooking while you’re working on other dishes.  Peaches mixed with rolled oats, butter and spices – yum!

 

2. Peach Smoothies are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy fresh peaches (or frozen, if you’ve saved them for the rest of the year).

 

3. Roasted Peach and Cheddar Biscuit Sandwiches – macerated peaches and cheddar on a buttermilk biscuit; breakfast, lunch, snack … as you please.

 

4. Fresh Peach Lemonade is one of our favorite summer beverages – fresh, chopped peaches and fresh lemon juice make a winning combination.

 

 

5. Peaches and Cream Pockets – easy recipe using crescent roll dough for a crust wrapped around fresh peach slices and cream cheese filling, baked up for a sweet, tasty treat any time.

 

6. Gingered Peach Jam – only 5 simple ingredients and no canning knowledge required with this easy recipe for making your own jam!

 

 

7. Tomato and Peach Salad – fresh heirloom tomatoes, peaches, and corn topped off with a little feta and lightly seasoned bread crumbs.

 

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So, how do you like your fresh summer peaches?  Do you save them for the rest of the year by freezing, canning, preserving as jam or pie filling, or something else?

We would love to hear about your favorite summer peach dishes!

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4 Types of Stuffed Peppers – Hot Stuff

 

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Do you love the flavor of peppers, all kinds of peppers, hot, mild, stuffed, roasted, sauteed – in soups, casseroles, or served with a main dish?  Soon we will be harvesting all kinds of fresh peppers!  So today we’re sharing 4 types of stuffed peppers for your summer dish repertoire, hot stuff and some not-so-hot, for whichever you prefer most.

When you are picking peppers for stuffing, or cooking with, there are so many varieties from which to choose.  The simple bell pepper variety (mild and sometimes sweet) includes Candy Bells, Cajun Belles, and the Islander – to name a few – and ranges in color from green to yellow, red, or purple.  If you are looking for some hot stuff, consider chile peppers, Poblano, Cayenne,  or Jalapeno.  Lots of colors and flavors as options!

Today we will look at 4 types of stuffed peppers to enjoy this summer.

1. Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers –  This is a delicious vegetarian dish.  Yellow and red bell peppers are stuffed with a mixture of quinoa, black beans, and vegetables along with a little cheese, then baked and topped with grated cheese before serving.  A filling and colorful stuffed pepper dish worthy of guests any day.

 

Stuffed Yellow and Red Peppers Recipe

 

2. Taco Filled Peppers – Fill some sweet green bell peppers with seasoned taco meat and kidney beans and top off with some cheese and tomatoes.  This dish is ready in just over half an hour, making it an easy week-night stuffed pepper dish.

 

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3. Stuffed Jalapeno Firecrackers – These stuffed peppers make a great appetizer for a party or special event.  Jalapenos filled with cream cheese, seasoned with garlic and cheddar cheese, and wrapped in bacon before being baked and broiled.  This recipe includes flavorful variations like pineapple cream cheese or jalapeno bacon, for a really unique and spicy twist to a stuffed pepper dish.

 

4. Guacamole Stuffed Poblano Peppers – Roasted poblano peppers stuffed with guacamole and shredded lettuce.  They make a wonderful light lunch or a unique side dish with tacos or enchiladas.

So, what is your favorite way to enjoy fresh peppers?  Which ones are your favorites to cook with and to stuff?  Please let us know in the comments below.

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