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All About Peaches

Sweet, juicy, eat-’em-over-the-sink peaches — they’re nature’s reward for enduring the summer’s heat. And they’re worth the wait! Here are the peachy facts on the ultimate summer fruit, including how to choose and store peaches, and some delicious recipes to use them up.

How to Eat Garden to Table

Eat fresh from your own backyard! The words “garden fresh” appear on food labels and menus for a reason: There’s nothing more appealing than the idea that the produce you eat (and feed your family) was just picked from your garden. Here's how to put your (or someone else's) garden to good use in the kitchen.


Tips

How to Roast Poblanos

If you're looking to get that smoky flavor of roasted peppers, check out this quick-and-easy tip on how to roast poblanos.

How to Core & Seed Bell Peppers

It can be tricky to clean out bell peppers without feeling wasteful. Here's how to do it easily, and avoid losing much pepper flesh.

How to Store Fresh Peaches

Make the most of peaches while they are at their peak in the season with these tips on how to ripen and store them.

How to Remove Silk From Corn

With sweet corn season in full bloom, save time shucking with these simple-to-do tips that uses things already in your house or kitchen.

Steamed Corn On the Grill

Utilize the grill while it's hot and cook up a tender ear of corn without charring the sweet yellow kernels.

How to Store Fresh Pineapple

Can't seem to eat pineapple fast enough? Waste no more and keep your pineapple fresh with this simple tip for storing fresh pineapple.


How-To's

Learn All About Indirect Grilling

What is indirect grilling? It's bascially a technique that turns your grill into an outdoor oven so you can cook big items, like whole chickens, pork loins, pizzas, etc. So the next time you fire up the grill, follow these four simple steps, and take the indirect route to perfectly cooked meats, vegetables, and more.


Recipes

Cranberry-Orange Granola

Get your morning going with a granola filled with tiny bites of sweet-tart dried cranberries, crisp coconut, citrusy orange marmalade, and a sprinkling of warm spices. It tastes divine served with creamy vanilla yogurt and fresh raspberries.

Strawberry & Coconut Trifles with Rum-Dipped Wafers

These fruit desserts look like they take a lot of time and effort, but luckily they come together in a snap. These strawberry trifles are full of flavor and textures, making them a satisfying after-dinner treat.

Mini Peach Pies with Cinnamon Roll Crusts

The worst thing about desserts is waiting for them to bake or cool. But these treats come together so quickly, you won’t have to wait long. The neat thing about these Mini Peach Pies is they transform breakfast staples (store-bought cinnamon rolls) into to-die-for desserts — pretty sweet!

Classic Fruit Salad

Customize this quick and classic fruit salad by adding any seasonal fruits of your choice.

Grilled Fruit Salad with Grilled Pound Cake

No gathering is complete without some sort of fruit salad. But for this one, put your grill to work. With the sweet-and-sour honey-lime dressing, this will be a real crowd-pleaser. And, forget the marshmallows and coconut. Serve this fruit salad over grilled pound cake for something that’s akin to a fruit panzanella or grilled fruit shortcake. No matter what you call it, you won’t be able to put your fork down.

Beet & Blueberry Fruit Salad

Beets have an earthy quality to them, but roasting them and adding blueberries to the mix brings out their natural sweetness. Fresh mint, toasted walnuts, a lively lemon-ginger vinaigrette, and goat cheese take this “fruit salad” to new heights.

Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Pie with Toasted Almond Crumble

What better way to gather ‘round a table than with desserts?! This Raspberry Ripple Ice Cream Pie with toasted almond crumble is the perfect make-ahead summer dessert. It features a shortcut version of lemon ice cream, raspberry ripple, and toasted almond crust and crumble on top.

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Strawberry & Pineapple Trifles with Amaretto & Vanilla Yogurt

The creamy dreaminess in these healthy trifles comes from vanilla yogurt, which pairs delightfully with amaretto- and lemon-soaked fruit. And almonds add crunch.

Mini Strawberry Pies

Since strawberries are the focus of these mini strawberry pies, if you don’t grow them, be sure to source local, organic strawberries — they’re much more flavorful and sweet.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Syrup

Skip commercial fruit-flavored sodas and make your own with this Strawberry-Rhubarb Syrup. Who knew it could be this easy?