Rebe’s Borscht

A cold beet & cucumber borscht that is light yet hearty–perfect for an early fall evening or lunch!

A cold beet & cucumber borscht that is light yet hearty--perfect for an early fall evening or lunch!

Everyone knows that in September, our tastebuds scream “pumpkin!” while our bodies shout “it’s still hot out!” It’s a transitional period where it’s too hot to turn off the AC at night, but still people begin to plan their apple picking trips. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and I’m so excited about it.

So to combat this still-warm weather, I felt a cold dinner was in order. A kind of dinner that requires minimal effort but produces tons of flavor.

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Roasted Peaches with Oatmeal Almond Crumble

Perfectly roasted peaches with an addicting oatmeal almond crumble.

Perfectly roasted peaches with an addicting oatmeal almond crumble

It’s the last day of Peach Week! I hope you’ve all enjoyed my ode to the end of summer. Because in a blink of an eye the leaves will be bright red and orange, and we’ll all be wearing scarves and sweaters.

Oh my god. I have to start planning my apple picking outfits. There’s so little time!

Jokes. …

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Peach Julep

The classic mint julep gets a twist with this mouth-watering Peach Julep!

The classic mint julep gets a twist with this mouth-watering Peach Julep!

It’s recipe two of Peach Week! Today, Wednesday aka Hump Day, I figured we could all use a little cocktail to get us to the weekend.

We’re taking beautiful juicy peaches and pairing them with rye bourbon and mint for this Peach Mint Julep. One sip and you’ll feel like you’re sitting on a porch at sunset, a refreshing cocktail in your hand. You rock back and forth on a porch swing while the late summer breeze blows idly across your face……

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Lavender Peach Strudel

Aromatic and warm, this Lavender Peach Strudel is sure to amaze!

Aromatic and warm, this Lavender Peach Strudel is sure to amaze!

Hello friends, and welcome to Peach Week. What is Peach Week, you ask? As the name suggests, it’s a week of peach recipes. I have three peach treats I’ll be sharing throughout the week, and I’m so excited!

You can be sure that come September 1st, this girl is whipping out the pumpkin and apples and spices. But before all that, let’s celebrate the end of summer with Peach Week.

First up is this stunning lavender peach strudel. …

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Chocolate Coconut Bread

One hour is all it takes for this moist coconut loaf drizzled with chocolate ganache and shredded coconut!

One hour is all it takes for this moist coconut loaf drizzled with chocolate ganache and shredded coconut!

So chocolate walks into a bar, and he sees coconut sipping on a martini. He walks over, buys her another round, and by the end of the night the two are madly in love.

Flash forward to today, they are married and enjoying life together as this Chocolate Coconut Bread. Things couldn’t be better.

Oh how I love a good love story. …

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