By Domino Staff

Published on June 7, 2016

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It’s summer (finally!), which means stone fruits, or drupes, are in season. Here are a bunch of ways to enjoy these pitted wonders.

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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. 

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simplest stone fruit tart


Just because this dessert is the “simplest,” doesn’t mean it’s not going to impress dinner guests.

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roast duck with plums


Save this cozy recipe for a cool, rainy day this summer and you’ll be happy you did. 

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plum fruit leather


Skip the packaged stuff and make your own candy from fresh plums!

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muscavado blueberry plum sorbet


If you thought the fruit leather was cool, take things to the next level with this sorbet recipe. 

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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. 

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raw fig & plum slice


Beautiful raw figs perfectly compliment the creamy plum topping on these healthy bars. 

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baked cherry donuts


Perfect for a shower or a ladies’ brunch, these pink babies are surprisingly made with Greek yogurt.

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cherry gazpacho


Add cherries to a traditional tomato gazpacho for an added hint of sweetness!

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rustic cherry galette


We always say yes to brown sugar. This galette is perfect for a light dessert or a decadent breakfast. 

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cherry chia jam


Why not add a superfood to your jam and toast?

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grilled cherry, goat cheese, and arugula pizza

There’s no wrong way to top a pizza, which is why this grilled cherry variation is just right.

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grilled pork chops with balsamic thyme cherries


Pork chops and applesauce is fine and all, but balsamic cherries are too enticing to pass on.

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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. 

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nectarine and wisconsin burrata bite crostini


Nothing like some rich, creamy cheese to elevate the sweet juiciness of nectarines. 

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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.

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nectarine pistachio coconut yogurt tarts

Dairy-free, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious. 

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summer nectarine salad

Prosciutto adds a pleasant hint of saltiness to this delectable summer salad.

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nectarine pizza with fresh basil and reduced balsamic

Sweet and savory pizzas are in. Get on board with this fruity take. 

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nectarine & avocado toasties

Whip these up for a healthy and filling lunch this summer. Add chili flakes and almond for some extra crunch and flavor.

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fried mozzarella, basil, and nectarine stacks with balsamic glaze

We’re not just stopping at the cheese. Let’s fry some up and stack ‘em with basil and nectarines. Ah, that’s better. 

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dark chocolate and apricot tarts

Consider these the fruit cookies you’ve never tasted before. Long live dark chocolate!

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3-ingredient healthy energy bars

Rise and shine with these babies for the perfect on-the-go breakfast or post-workout snack. 

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apricot ricotta honey basil bites

Little bites of heaven for your next summer dinner party? Check. 

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lamb tagine with dates, apricots, and honey


Because sometimes, your summer meal needs a little hint of Morocco with a touch of apricots.

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sweet and sticky 3-ingredient apricot chicken (with cauliflower rice)


See just how far Russian dressing can go with this amazing chicken recipe. 

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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. 

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apricot salsa quesadillas

Whoever first put fruit in quesadillas was brilliant. We applaud you. 

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peach chutney

Best served with naan, lamb, rice, or all of the above. 

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summer peach caprese salad

Tomatoes, step aside. There’s a new Caprese salad in town. 

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peach salsa

Don’t give up on canned peaches just yet. This mouthwatering recipe will make you a believer again.

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pork chops with blackberry peach sauce


No need to slather on barbecue sauce on your pork, thanks to this fresh and fruity recipe. 

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peach and gouda grilled cheese on rosemary waffles 


Rosemary waffle sandwiches? Stick with us and you won’t be sorry. 

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peach butter

With much less fat than real butter, this recipe is perfect for toast, waffles, and whatever else you like with your peaches.

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grilled peach salad and mint pesto

Mint pesto seems like a no-brainer now. Why didn’t we think of this?