Peach Tarragon Shortcakes

I can’t believe summer is almost over and I haven’t made any summer desserts!  It’s been so hot lately that I’ve been very reluctant to turn on my oven!  My mood changed when I spent the weekend in Philly.  The weather was so nice and comfortable that I was inspired to get back to the…

Peach and Blueberry Dump Cake with Pecans

I had no idea dump cakes were a thing.  Growing up, my grandmother would make dump cakes that consisted of canned pineapple, canned cherry pie filling, a box of yellow cake mix, pecans and butter.  I hated the fruit, but I loved the salty, buttery, sweet, fruity cake with pecans.  After my grandmother passed away,…

Peach Tart with Olive Oil Crust

I made a promise to myself this summer that I would make more desserts with fruit.  Now that peach season is upon us, I thought I’d try another peach dessert.  This time a tart.  I found a great recipe from food52 that makes a shortbread crust with olive oil and almond extract.  I loved the…

Peach Crisp

I’ve been so obsessed with my cast iron skillet lately! I’ve had it for a few months now, but whenever I see a recipe for a dessert that uses an iron skillet, I want to try it. The other day I came across a recipe for a peach crisp on Bon Appetit. Peach desserts are…

Peach Melba Pie

I had a friend visiting during peach season who loved peach melba pies, so I decided to make one for him.   I’ve heard of peach melba, but I never knew what it was. It’s simply peaches with raspberries. It sounded like an interesting combination to me and I was looking forward to trying it. I couldn’t…

Peach Cake

Did I ever mention that I have a friend that likes to post recipes he wants me to try on my Facebook page? Well he does, and this is one of them. I’m not a huge fan of peaches (ok, I actually love the flavor of peaches, I just really hate the texture), but I…