This tomato peach salad is as close as I am ever going to get to actually reproducing the month of August on a plate. Right now we are at the pinnacle of local tomatoes and local peaches, and the teeny mint leaves in the picture are about as local as you can get, seeing as they are growing right outside my back door. A heap of those good things, a drizzle of sherry vinaigrette and you have the prettiest, easiest salad in town. Which is almost enough to make you forget all those back to school ads and other harbingers of, yep, FALL. So gather up some peaches and tomatoes and let’s make beautiful salad together!
There are a few things that say to me, it is completely, totally, no doubt about it summer. Like these spiced peaches with Serrano ham and basil. And the day we flip the switch on the ceiling fans and don’t turn it off again until October. The day it is actually hot enough for meRead More & Get the Recipe
I’m going to go on record right here and say it: I am anti-ice cream maker. There’s something about making the custard (terrifying enough) and making sure the ice cream maker insert is frozen enough, and going through all the churning and never knowing for sure if you are going to end up with ice cream or a really sweet-tasting soup that makes me want to bolt for the nearest Dairy Queen. But sorbet that you can make in your food processor in 10 minutes flat? Sorbet made of fresh strawberries and peaches? Sorbet that comes out perfectly every single time? Yup, I’m going to go on record right here and say I’m in.
Is there anything better than a sweet, juicy peach right smack in the middle of summer? A gorgeous, fat peach that you can almost taste just from the velvety smell of it? We are in the midst of a bit of a peach controversy in our house due to this recent article in TheRead More & Get the Recipe
Peaches, peaches, peaches. I love them…the way they taste, the way they smell, the fact that they are perfect, perfect symbol of summer. However. They are NOT the easiest fruit in the world to work with when you are baking with them. You have to boil them for a few minutes in order to peelRead More & Get the Recipe
This incredibly, addictively delicious dessert was SO easy in so many ways, it almost doesn’t seem fair. The recipe itself almost doesn’t require a bowl, a mixer or even a spoon. The lovely picture above was definitely the easiest one I’ve ever posted (more on that later). And here’s how scrumptious it is: the SouthernRead More & Get the Recipe