July 4, 2013

Grilled Peaches + One Southern Year

Fresh Peaches | Fork Knife Swoon

Happy Fourth of July, Lovelies! I hope you are enjoying the holiday.

Today also marks exactly one year since I left my job and life in San Francisco to start a new chapter with the Honey in the deep South. Despite the many adventures we’ve had along the way, I’m not sure if it really feels like a whole year has passed. Part of me still thinks it couldn’t possibly be that long, but yet the daily details and experiences of living in the City seem ages away. Never has a decision scared me so much, and ultimately been so rewarding.

The Honey is gone again for work for the next couple of weeks, so the celebrations today will be muted. Something along the lines of dessert for one while catching up on guilty-pleasure tv shows with the pup snoring in the background.

I was thinking about the first recipe I made for Swoon after moving to the South, a rustic Peach Galette, and decided to make another simple peach dessert to mark the one year milestone. Sweet and juicy grilled peaches with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and a sprinkling of almonds was just the ticket. This recipe really couldn’t be simpler, taking advantage of flavorful, peak season fruit, and isΒ  just about the perfect Summer dessert for celebrations big and small.

Grilled Peaches | Fork Knife Swoon

Grilled Peaches + One Southern Year
 
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Yield: 4 Servings
Ingredients
  • 4 peaches, halved and pitted
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • optional:sliced or finely chopped almonds or nuts of your choice
Instructions
  1. Heat the grill or a grill pan over medium heat. Brush the peach halves lightly with olive oil and place them cut-side down on the grill. Cook for 3-4 minutes, flipping once, until grill marks appear and the peaches are warmed through. Serve warm with fresh whipped cream and a sprinkling of almonds.

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    Lisa
    July 4, 2013 at 8:55 am

    Love how simple this is – Understated and perfect!

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      Laura
      July 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      Thank you, Lisa! πŸ™‚

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes)
    July 4, 2013 at 1:52 am

    Why are grilled peaches so simple yet so amazing?

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      Laura
      July 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm

      I just love them… perfect summer fruit πŸ™‚