Francois Payard’s Ode to the Ripe, Juicy Peach

Farmers markets are the best place to shop this time of year, and if you are on the look-out for the perfect summer peach, here are three words to remember. Color, touch, texture. Color: Deep, golden yellow. Touch: A gentle, firm squeeze will tell you what you need to know. If there is a bit of give, then set it on your counter or  windowsill … Continue reading Francois Payard’s Ode to the Ripe, Juicy Peach

Sunday Desserts; The Ripe and Juicy Peach

Sunday’s have always been a day for family. We would prep and pop a roast or a ham in the oven, spend the morning whipping up a decadent dessert for the evening and spend time talking, listening and laughing with the entire household gathered in one room. Folks are getting busy, children grow older, and they begin enjoying activities of their own with friends and … Continue reading Sunday Desserts; The Ripe and Juicy Peach

Plump, Ripe Sweethearts of Summer ~ The Juicy Peach

Is there anything more gorgeous than a round, plump, ripe, juicy peach?  As a child I would bite into the fruit and let the juice drip down my chin as I savored each sweet bite.   Fruit stands are laden with blueberries and my summer sweetheart, the peach.  Here are a few of my favorite recipes with links to their original site.  Please take time … Continue reading Plump, Ripe Sweethearts of Summer ~ The Juicy Peach