7 Ways to Use Up a Peck of Peaches

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If you have yet to bite into a fresh peach this year and have its juices run down your arms to your elbows, you’ve still got time. Sweet peaches are arguably the best part of late summer, and inhaling as many as humanly possible is an important responsibility. But after you’ve eaten a handful from the peck, head into the kitchen to pull even more love out of the stone fruit with one of these seven recipes.

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Using frozen puff pastry means that these breakfast pastries can be whipped up quickly and without fuss.

This extra-refreshing blender cocktail is just the thing you need to beat the August heat.

While delicious scooped up with tortilla chips, this fruity salsa is equally great spooned over grilled fish or chicken.

Keep the grill on after the main course to throw together this light and simple summer dessert.

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This savory pie is proof that tomatoes and peaches play very well together.

Turn peach cobbler into a picnic-friendly treat by adding a buttery shortbread crust to the classic.

Homemade soda is a fun weekend project — especially when there are juicy peaches involved.