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Peach Cobbler Cake

Peach Cobbler Cake

This cake is a serious summer showstopper. Make it for a birthday party, and you won’t need to bring a gift. Make it for a cookout, and prepare to watch people come up for seconds and thirds. Or make it for yourself for no reason at all, because it’s just that good.

Late Summer Plum Cake

Late Summer Plum Cake

Gently spiced, this jammy plum cake celebrates the summer-into-fall season. Serve it as a brunch cake or for dessert topped with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Iron-Skillet Peach Crisp

Iron-Skillet Peach Crisp

So easy and bursting with late summer flavors. The best way to transport this is right in the pan, snug in a box.

Toffee-Peach Ice Cream Pie

Toffee-Peach Ice Cream Pie

A sugar cone and toffee crust, fresh peaches and ice cream—you can't go wrong! Top with caramel for a delectable frozen treat.

Mojo Pork Tacos With Sweet Apple Slaw

Mojo Pork Tacos With Sweet Apple Slaw

Perfect with a couple of Coronas with lime wedges, these tacos make for the ultimate summer communal dining experience. The combination of hot, tangy and sweet flavors is amazing. Share them with your mates and they’ll be your friends for life.

Emperor's Ruby Chicken

Emperor's Ruby Chicken

Chicken braised Mediterranean style in a luscious, stunning, red currant sauce makes for a pretty dramatic presentation. The savory-tart red currant sauce is also extremely delicious. Heads up folks: this is a good one.

Pork-Apricot Skewers

Pork-Apricot Skewers

To amp up simple grilled pork kebabs, add fresh apricots to the skewers and drench them in an asian-inspired marinade.

MOROCCAN CHICKEN + APRICOT SALAD

MOROCCAN CHICKEN + APRICOT SALAD

Here, the classic chicken salad gets a little messed with. Make a bunch of wraps or sandwiches in the morning, pack ’em in your cooler, and get yourself to some grassy knoll or sandy beach.

Nectarine, Plum, and Raspberry Pie

Nectarine, Plum, and Raspberry Pie

Just about any fruit will work under this delicious lattice crust, but the sweet-tart trio of nectarines, plums, and raspberries is hard to beat.

PINK LEMONADE BARS

PINK LEMONADE BARS

How do you make lemon bars even better? Turn them pink. Add bright color and tangy flavor with a splash of fresh raspberry purée.

Pickled Plums

Pickled Plums

Serve this sharp and fruity pickle alongside rich meat, such as pork or duck, or with fried tofu and sticky rice, or mix it in with fresh fruit and leaves such as watercress and pink grapefruit salad.

Broiled Apricots with Fresh Ricotta and Pistachios

Broiled Apricots with Fresh Ricotta and Pistachios

Heat meets sweet when you caramelize apricots under the broiler, making their flavor and aroma even more complex. Top with velvety spoonfuls of fresh ricotta and a sprinkle of crunchy pistachios.

Stone Fruit Salsa with Lemon Verbena

Stone Fruit Salsa with Lemon Verbena

Take the sweet, just-ripe apricot into savory territory by tossing with jalapenos, scallions, fresh ginger, lemon verbena, and red onion in this party-ready summer salsa.