Peach season in New Jersey is short, lasting only from July through September. With only about 3 months to enjoy this sweet, delicious fruit, you’ll want to make sure you can delight in them every way imaginable! Besides cutting up and eating them plain or tossing in a fruit salad, there are countless ways to enjoy peaches! Fiorentino’s Farm Market has provided 5 delicious and unique summer peach recipes for you to cook up before the season ends! Head down to our farmer’s market in Hammonton, NJ to pick up a basket of peaches and try out some of these recipes for yourself.
10 Unique Summer Peach Recipes
Iced Tea: Peach iced tea could obviously stand on its own. But if you really want to take your iced tea to the next level, try adding in other seasonal produce items! Our favorite peach iced tea recipes are Peace & Lemon, Peach & Strawberry and Peach & Mango.Peach & Cheese Combinations: For a truly decadent indulgence, pair your sweet peach with a soft and savory cheese. The best cheeses to pair with peaches are soft and creamy, such as blue cheese, goat cheese and mozzarella.BBQ Sauce: Make your own or buy a jarred BBQ sauce that is flavored with fresh peaches. The sweet flavor of the peach combined with the tangy BBQ make a truly unique and delicious flavor perfect on ribs, chicken and pork! Head down to Fiorentino’s Farm Market to try our homemade jarred items such as BBQ sauce, salsas, pasta sauces and more!Grilled Peaches: Minimal effort, maximum flavor! Simply cut your peach in half, brush with olive oil and throw on the grill for 4 – 5 minutes per side. Eat alone or serve with ice cream!Ice Cream Floats: A delicious and refreshing summer treat everyone is sure to love! Simply scoop vanilla ice cream into a glass and top with diced peaches, pour cream soda over and enjoy!Peach-Cucumber Salsa: This minty peach salsa can easily be made ahead, keep in the fridge for days and keeps your kitchen cool while cooking. Serve over grilled chicken, shrimp, salmon or pork!Combine chopped peaches, cucumber, red onion & fresh mint; add a sprinkle of olive oil, peach preserves and salt & pepper to taste.Peach Pork Tenderloin: Sear the tenderloins on each side until cooked. While the pan is still hot, add sliced peaches & lemon juice, cook until peaches are tender. Add the pork back into the pan and heat through; this is a great Sunday dinner, even on a hot summer evening.Avocado Summer Rolls: This is the perfect, refreshing dinner or lunch for the hot summer season. Use any fresh veggies you like (cucumber, avocado, etc.), plus the peaches add a delightful sweetness.Peach Overnight Oats: In a mason jar, combine oats, milk, chia seeds, vanilla, cinnamon and chopped peaches. Place in the fridge overnight. When you’re ready to serve, top with extra chopped peaches and enjoy!Peach & Kale Smoothie: Whether you’re enjoying this smoothie for breakfast or as a poolside snack, this is a delicious & refreshing drink. In a blender, combine almond milk, frozen banana, kale leaves (stems removed), fresh frozen peaches, ginger, matcha or protein powder (option) and some ice.
Delicious Ways to Enjoy Peaches before Summer is Over
When indulging in any of our summer peach recipes, be sure to always use the freshest ingredients from your local farmer’s market. This ensures you get the best and boldest flavors possible. For more recipe inspirations, check out our Fall Apple Recipes. If you’re looking to extend the season for as long as possible, check out these easy ways to preserve summer produce. Fiorentino’s Farm Market is open seasonally, providing the freshest fruits & vegetables, as well as baked goods, snacks, nuts, plants & flowers and more!