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What would you do with a dozen peaches?

Frosty Melon Aug 17, 2007 09:44 AM

Just received a dozen Frog Hollow Farm peaches as a gift. Besides pie, what would you do with them?

  1. Tom P Aug 22, 2007 03:22 AM

    this is incredible (and doubles easily)

    GRILLED PEACHES (a dessert)

    4 large ripe peaches

    4 tablespoons unsalted butter
    1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    1/4 cup dark rum
    1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    Pinch salt
    Peach or vanilla ice cream, for serving

    Halve peaches

    Combine the butter, brown sugar, rum, cinnamon, and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Let the glaze boil until thick and syrupy, about 5 minutes.

    Prepare and preheat the grill to high. Brush and oil the grate.

    Place the peaches on the hot grate and grill until nicely browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side, basting with the rum and butter glaze.

    Spoon any remaining glaze over the grilled peaches and serve at once. Peach or vanilla ice cream makes a great accompaniment.

    1. Kitchen Imp Aug 22, 2007 12:00 AM

      Peach upside-down cake. Fresh out of the oven it's like a soft, sweet bit of heaven.

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        corgette Aug 17, 2007 02:10 PM

        Bellinis! God, how I love them.

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          bigjimbray Aug 17, 2007 05:52 PM

          I am not complaining about your freezer jam recipe, but it seems to me that is a lot
          of sugar for just 2 1/2 cups of fruit. Have you made this recipe before? and how was
          the sweetnes of that recipe?

        2. mtbelle Aug 17, 2007 12:15 PM

          I'd eat a few and then probably make yummy freezer jam with the rest. yummmmm peach jam is good.

          Here's a recipe for no cook freezer jam

          http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1823,...

          1. LNG212 Aug 17, 2007 12:10 PM

            You could try making peach (white) sangria. Yummy and refreshing for the summer.

            1. menuinprogress Aug 17, 2007 11:45 AM

              We recently made the peach ice cream from Nigella Lawson's Forever Summer cookbook and served it with some fresh diced peaches on the side. Nice summer dessert.

               
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                FarmSchooler Aug 17, 2007 11:10 AM

                Id hand one to each of my children and say "Eat, and thank God for the goodness of His creation!" But then I LOVE simple & pure.

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                  ozhead Aug 17, 2007 02:06 PM

                  Best answer EVER.

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                  kgebhard Aug 17, 2007 11:04 AM

                  I'd make some peach salsa! Perfect to go along with either grilled pork or chicken- or even with tortilla chips!

                  1. Gio Aug 17, 2007 10:57 AM

                    We slice fresh peaches into individual glasses of red wine...usually Lambrusco. Simple delicious dessert. Equally good in champaign.

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                      gourmaniac Aug 17, 2007 10:51 AM

                      My wife made a peach and blueberry clafouti (recipe adapted from Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes) that was out of this world good.

                      1. Bat Guano Aug 17, 2007 10:37 AM

                        What I just did last night with half a dozen was this:

                        http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/rec...

                        Delicious!

                        1. jfood Aug 17, 2007 10:14 AM

                          take five peaches, peel and slice into eigths, add one red pepper slivered, one red onion slivered, red wine vinegar, basil and some lime juice. Makes a great relish.

                          1. mnosyne Aug 17, 2007 10:08 AM

                            Try Carb Lover's peach ice cream:

                            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/278539

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