Peaches make me weak in the knees. So much so that every July at our farmers' market when we see the return of the "peach ladies" (from Tenerelli Orchards, who grow the most exquisite peaches that I have ever tasted, our whole family celebrates. I need someone to take a picture of this moment next year to prove it because we truly are that nerdy about it. You would think we had just won a new car on a game show.
I buy an entire flat (about 20-25 peaches) every week during the months peaches are in season. I turn them into fruit leather, peach crumble, summer fruit gazpacho (the kids loved this as babies), a special peach cake Kenya came up with, popsicles, and course we eat a lot of them just on their own.
I made this crostini recipe for an afternoon snack the other day after the kids came home from camp exhausted and ravenous. I assembled everything and then let the kids squeeze the honey on top. Chloe looked at me with twinkling eyes and exclaimed she needed to drown her's in honey, while Kenya's preference was more of a drizzle. After he gobbled up two in a row he smiled at me and said, "everything is better with peaches". I couldn't have said it better myself.
Virtually Homemade: Mixed Summer Fruit Baked Oatmeal
Homemade Delish: Bite-Sized Peach Panini
The Heritage Cook: Grilled Chicken with Peach Chimichurri Sauce (Gluten-Free)
Weelicious: Peach and Ricotta Crostini
Creative Culinary: Fresh Peach and Bourbon Upside Down Cake
Napa Farmhouse 1885: Chocolate Dipped Peaches with Sea Salt
Red or Green: Summer Peach & Tomato Salad
The Mom 100: Sour Cream Peach Cobbler
Domesticate Me: Peach Crumble Smoothie
Daisy at Home: Creamy Peach Popsicles
In Jennie's Kitchen: Six Ways to Savor Peaches
Healthy Eats: 7 Healthy Ways to Use Peaches in Their Prime
Taste with the Eyes: Grilled Peach Salad, Over-The-Top Maple Bourbon Dressing
Swing Eats: Grilled Peaches with Greek Yogurt, Honey, Lime Zest, and Vanilla
Dishin and Dishes: Bacon Wrapped Grilled Peaches with Goat Cheese and Aged Balsamic
FN Dish: 8 Juicy Ways to Eat Peaches Before They're Gone