|Five Ways to Eat a Peach|
|Right Food for the Season - Late Summer|
|Written by Michelle Lahey|
Summer might be coming to an end, but there are several ways to savor its last few minutes. Going to the beach, drinking a mojito and biting into a juicy peach are all relevant activities that come to mind.
Growing up, peaches were a treat during the summertime. This beach bum recalls many hot days, sitting in the Hampton Beach sand and sinking my teeth into a soft, succulent peach. The sticky, sweet juice running down my hands and face was an easy fix thanks to the ocean waters only a few feet away. It was a delightful experience that only the summer could bring.
While a peach is delicious on its own, the fruit's juiciness and sweetness makes it easy to incorporate in desserts and other sweet dishes. Crisp, pie and jam are just a few of the delights that come to mind. But with Labor Day barbecues on the horizon, it's only fair to enjoy the peach's - and summer's - final days with these savory peach recipes from some of my favorite go-to resources:
No matter how you choose to enjoy your last few days of summer, make sure to spend some time savoring a few bites of this luscious fruit.