It’s summer (finally!), which means stone fruits, or drupes, are in season. Here are a bunch of ways to enjoy these pitted wonders.
chilled avocado soup with plum pico de gallo
You really can’t go wrong with avocado-anything, but adding this colorful plum pico makes it the perfect start to a summer meal.
simplest stone fruit tart
Just because this dessert is the “simplest,” doesn’t mean it’s not going to impress dinner guests.
roast duck with plums
Save this cozy recipe for a cool, rainy day this summer and you’ll be happy you did.
plum fruit leather
Skip the packaged stuff and make your own candy from fresh plums!
muscavado blueberry plum sorbet
If you thought the fruit leather was cool, take things to the next level with this sorbet recipe.
spiced plum & marzipan braid
Pastry lovers, listen up: this braid will make your oven so happy (or at least, smell amazing). If you love to bake, put down the frosting and try this out.
raw fig & plum slice
Beautiful raw figs perfectly compliment the creamy plum topping on these healthy bars.
baked cherry donuts
Perfect for a shower or a ladies’ brunch, these pink babies are surprisingly made with Greek yogurt.
Add cherries to a traditional tomato gazpacho for an added hint of sweetness!
rustic cherry galette
We always say yes to brown sugar. This galette is perfect for a light dessert or a decadent breakfast.
cherry chia jam
Why not add a superfood to your jam and toast?
There’s no wrong way to top a pizza, which is why this grilled cherry variation is just right.
grilled pork chops with balsamic thyme cherries
Pork chops and applesauce is fine and all, but balsamic cherries are too enticing to pass on.
balsamic grilled cherry, blueberry, goat cheese, and candied hazelnut salad
What healthy food can I bring to the patriotic barbecue? You’re looking at it.
nectarine and wisconsin burrata bite crostini
Nothing like some rich, creamy cheese to elevate the sweet juiciness of nectarines.
honey baked nectarines with vanilla and brown sugar
Can you really have too much of a good thing? These nectarines are sweet on sweet on sweet.
Dairy-free, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious.
Prosciutto adds a pleasant hint of saltiness to this delectable summer salad.
Sweet and savory pizzas are in. Get on board with this fruity take.
Whip these up for a healthy and filling lunch this summer. Add chili flakes and almond for some extra crunch and flavor.
We’re not just stopping at the cheese. Let’s fry some up and stack ‘em with basil and nectarines. Ah, that’s better.
Consider these the fruit cookies you’ve never tasted before. Long live dark chocolate!
Rise and shine with these babies for the perfect on-the-go breakfast or post-workout snack.
Little bites of heaven for your next summer dinner party? Check.
lamb tagine with dates, apricots, and honey
Because sometimes, your summer meal needs a little hint of Morocco with a touch of apricots.
sweet and sticky 3-ingredient apricot chicken (with cauliflower rice)
See just how far Russian dressing can go with this amazing chicken recipe.
apricot jalapeño jam
Mix this spicy and tangy jam with cream cheese and crackers or top it on your favorite sandwich for an extra zing.
Whoever first put fruit in quesadillas was brilliant. We applaud you.
Best served with naan, lamb, rice, or all of the above.
Tomatoes, step aside. There’s a new Caprese salad in town.
Don’t give up on canned peaches just yet. This mouthwatering recipe will make you a believer again.
pork chops with blackberry peach sauce
No need to slather on barbecue sauce on your pork, thanks to this fresh and fruity recipe.
peach and gouda grilled cheese on rosemary waffles
Rosemary waffle sandwiches? Stick with us and you won’t be sorry.
With much less fat than real butter, this recipe is perfect for toast, waffles, and whatever else you like with your peaches.
Mint pesto seems like a no-brainer now. Why didn’t we think of this?