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6 Peach Dishes That Will Spice Up Summer

This juicy fruit doesn't just make the best pies and cobblers. Go in the opposite direction with these easy savory peach dishes, sure to get you fired up about stone fruit season.

1) Grilled Peaches

Ridiculously quick to make, peaches caramelized over high heat and seasoned with herbs are awesome accompaniments to grilled chicken, pork, even tofu.

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2) Spinach salad with peaches and pecans

Got Georgia on your mind? You just might after devouring these greens featuring that state's official fruit and Southern pee-cans or do you say pea-cons?

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3) Prosciutto and peach pizza

Salty and sweet, plus cheese topped crispy crust? Yes, that adds up to a winning combo from Martha Stewart.

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4) Brisket Tacos with Summer Fruit Salsa

Fire up the slow cooker to create the memorable filling for these fruit salsa-topped tacos from Southern Living.

5) Skillet Pork Chop Saute with Peaches

Well-seasoned chops provide the perfect counterpoint to the peach's natural sweetness. High fives and fist bumps for this one's lean calorie count, courtesy of Cooking Light.

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6) Grilled Chicken With Spicy Peach Glaze

Celebrity chef Bobby Flay takes chicken on a spicy detour by adding a saucy peach preserve glaze that gets a blast of heat from jalapeno peppers.

Liquid Bonus: Peach Whiskey Smash

Because it's tough to top the one-two punch of fruit plus booze in this refreshing cocktail from The Kitchn.

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Learn all about peaches, including how to buy and store them.

About Leslie Kelly

Always hungry to learn, never had my fill of oysters, Memphis dry rub ribs, wild salmon, chocolate chip cookies or a well-rolled lumpia. Washington state wine lover, bourbon fan. Totally obsessed with brunch!