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Southern Peach Recipes
Peaches have been a popular fruit in the South since the Spaniards first brought them to North America. California, Georgia and South Carolina are the largest producers of peaches in the United States.
Peaches can be dried, canned, made into jams, jellies, and preserves, used as filling for desserts, and used as an ingredient in many other dishes, from appetizers to entrees.
When shopping for peaches, choose fragrant fruits which are unblemished and not overly firm. Because fresh peaches are highly perishable, don't buy more than you plan to use. Even when unripe, they spoil easily. Peaches that are greenish colored were probably picked too early should be avoided. Sweetness does not increase after picking, so ripe-picked fruit is always the tastiest.
Peaches will peel more easily if blanched for a minute in boiling water then plunged in cold water for a minute to stop the effect of the heat. Peaches discolor quickly when exposed to the air, so should be sprinkled with lemon or lime juice, or a fruit "keeper" if not eaten or cooked immediately.
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Peach Crumb Cake
This is the perfect cake to take along to the office or a morning meeting.
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Peach Pound Cake
This pound cake will be an instant hit! Serve the cake with whipped cream or dust it with powdered sugar. It would be excellent with a simple peach sauce or strawberry sauce.
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Easy Peach Crisp With Oat Topping
Canned peaches make this a super easy dessert. Serve peach crisp warm with a scoop of ice cream.Continue to 5 of 45 below.
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Baked Chicken With Peaches
This baked chicken with peaches makes a tasty family meal for any night of the week. The tangy orange and honey sauce combined with the peaches and lightly fried chicken is surprisingly tasty and a very easy preparation.
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Country Peach Cobbler
This old fashioned cobbler is made with a fresh peach filling. The topping is made with pastry strips.
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Quick and Easy Peach Dessert Sauce
This easy sauce is made with canned peaches and peach brandy or nectar. Add some berries to the sauce.
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Peach Dump Cake From Your Slow Cooker
This dump cake is made with fresh or frozen peaches and a cake mix.Continue to 9 of 45 below.
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Easy Peach Upside-Down Cake
A cake mix makes this upside down peach cake a snap to prepare. It's made with canned peaches.
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Easy Peach Cobbler
This peach cobbler is made with a filling of canned peaches. The cobbler is topped with a biscuit dough topping.
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Peach Cobbler Preserves Recipe
Spoon these spiced peach preserves on biscuits or English muffins for a real treat. Or warm them a bit and spoon over ice cream.
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Peach Dumplings Dessert
Peach dumplings make a delicious dessert with a drizzling of cream or whipped topping. The biscuit-like dumplings are cooked atop the simmering fruit. It's an excellent alternative to a baked cobbler.Continue to 13 of 45 below.
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Fresh Fruit Salad
This fruit salad is made with fresh chopped peaches, strawberries, bananas, and grapes. The dressing is a simple pineapple juice and ginger combination.
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Fresh Peach Cobbler With Pastry Crust
This simple peach cobbler is topped with an easy rolled cream and butter pastry crust.
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Fresh Peach Crisp
This easy fruit crisp is made with fresh peaches and a simple spiced crumble topping.
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Peach Cobbler Bread
The flavors of peach cobbler come through in this moist and delicious peach quick bread.Continue to 17 of 45 below.
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Fresh Peach Crumble
A crunchy crumb topping is the perfect finishing touch for this baked peach crumble. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream.
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Georgia Peach Bread
This peach bread is a tribute to Georgia peaches! The quick bread is filled with pureed peaches and chopped nuts.
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Glazed Fresh Peach Pie
This amazing pie is made with layers of fresh sliced peaches and an easy peach glaze.
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Peach Glazed Chicken Breasts
These simple baked chicken breasts are glazed with a mixture of peach preserves, herbs, and spicy mustard.Continue to 21 of 45 below.
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Peach Pie with Crumb Topping
A delicious spiced crumble tops this fresh peach pie. The pie shell is baked and filled and then finished in the microwave to cook the topping.
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Mini Peach Cheesecakes
These delightful little cheesecakes are easy to fix and make a delicious dessert or snack. It's a great party dessert, too.
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Old-fashioned Peach Cobbler
Fresh is best, but if you can't find fresh peaches in season, make the cobbler with frozen (thawed) peach slices or canned and drained slices.
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Easy Peach Bread Pudding
Top this warm peach bread pudding with caramel sauce or butterscotch sauce.Continue to 25 of 45 below.
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Fresh Peach Coffee Cake
This rich coffee cake is made with fresh peaches and a brown sugar crumb topping.
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Peaches and Cream Pie
This peach pie is filled with a thickened mixture of peaches and sweet cream.
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Peach Salsa With Lime Juice and Honey
Plan to make this flavorful fresh peach salsa early in the day or the day before to give the chopped fruit and vegetables time to mingle.
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Peach Custard Bread Pudding
Fresh peaches and peach nectar flavor this fabulous peach bread pudding dessert.Continue to 29 of 45 below.
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Peach Freezer Jam
Save your summer peaches and enjoy them year-round with this easy peach freezer jam.
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This peach (or nectarine) marmalade is a breeze to make with fruit pectin.
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Peaches, tomato, green onion, red bell pepper, lime juice, and seasonings team up in this tasty salsa. Add a little sugar or honey for a sweet salsa.
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Whirl your fresh peaches in a blender with some milk, ice cream, and pineapple juice for an incredible shake.Continue to 33 of 45 below.
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Fresh Peach Shortcake
Fresh sweetened peaches and whipped cream provide the filling for these baked biscuit layers.
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Peach Upside-Down Cake
This simple peach upside down cake is made with canned peaches, but fresh or frozen peaches could be used as well.
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Peaches and Cream Cake
This cake is like an upside-down peach cobbler with a cream cheese topping.
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Poached Peaches With Honey and Vanilla
These simple poached peaches are wonderful on their own or serve them over cake or ice cream.Continue to 37 of 45 below.
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Shortcut Peach Cobbler
This peach cobbler has long been a popular way to make a cobbler quickly. This version is made with canned sliced peaches, and it's perfect for when you don't have time to peel and pit several peaches. Or when peaches aren't in season.
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Quick Peach and Coconut Upside-Down Biscuits
The biscuits are super easy to make with refrigerated biscuits, canned peaches, and a little coconut. Just bake them in muffin cups and you have a fabulous dessert!
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Peach and Coconut Upside-Down Cake
Serve this delicious cake warm, with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream, and expect plenty of "oohs" and "aahs."
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Baby Back Ribs Recipe With Peach Barbecue Sauce
Baby back ribs or spareribs are baked and glazed with a tasty peach barbecue sauce. Serve these ribs with baked or mashed potatoes, baked beans, and coleslaw or a tossed salad.Continue to 41 of 45 below.
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Peach Raspberry Jam
Capture the sweet flavors of summer with this fabulous peach raspberry jam.
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Rotisserie Pork Loin Roast With Peach Glaze
The pork is marinated in a fresh and delicious peach puree mixture. The marinade is boiled and then used to baste the rotisserie roast.
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Easy Skillet Chicken Legs with Peaches
Use canned or frozen peaches to make this delicious chicken recipe.
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Fruit Cocktail Upside Down Cake
This upside-down fruit cocktail cake is a spongy, relatively light cake with a fruity topping. Use canned fruit cocktail or chop an assortment of fruits separately. Peaches would be an excellent choice.Continue to 45 of 45 below.
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