It's National Peach Month! And if you live within the continental United States, chances are you can get your hands on some super-ripe, juicy peaches RIGHT NOW.
So you already know about peach cobbler, peaches over vanilla ice cream, peach pie -- all those peach desserts. I almost think nothing can top a plain peach eaten right in front of the farmers' market. But peaches can go savory, too!
Here are my favorite ways to go peachy at dinnertime.
Grilled -- If you have peaches that aren't ripe yet, you can really bring out their flavor by grilling them. Just slice them in half, remove the pit, grill flesh-side down first, then flip for a little more grilling.
Salsa -- If you're already in the habit of making your own salsa, try using super-ripe peaches instead of tomatoes. I think chipotle peppers go especially well with peaches. I also like Desert Pepper's Peach Mango Salsa.
Peach salad -- Just top your greens with some chopped peaches! Or you can make a salad of peach slices, basil leaves, feta, and balsamic vinegar.
Do you have a savory idea for peaches?