Fruit

A loaf of applesauce bread in a parchment-lined loaf pan

Applesauce Bread

Comfort finds us in unexpected ways. Thank goodness for that. And thank goodness for this not-too-sweet, subtly apple-y, kid-friendly quick bread.

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A baked hot buttered rum apple pie on a wooden board.

Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable than the classic.

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An almost empty jar of slow cooker apple butter with a spoon resting on the jar and smear of the apple butter beside it.

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Things don’t get much simpler or more satisfying than apples, sugar, and spice coaxed to loveliness. A simple autumn staple made in a slow cooker.

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Glasses filled with various flavors of frosé or frozen rosé on a wooden table.

Frosé ~ Frozen Rose

The eminently trendy, magnificently slushy cocktail doesn’t have to cost $15 a pour. Here’s how to make frosé at home.

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A purple plum torte with dripping juice on a baking pan, all on a cooling wrap

Plum Torte

One taste and you’ll understand why this is the most popular recipe from The New York Times. A new American classic.

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Two glass cups filled with peaches and cream ice cream.

Peaches and Cream Ice Cream

Confession. This isn’t exactly ice cream. Yet it’s not frozen yogurt, either. It falls somewhere blissfully in between with its not-too-sweet creaminess. And no ice cream maker required.

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A couple slices of plum-blueberry upside-down cake on a white plate with a knife resting on the edge of the plate.

Plum-Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

This purple-stained cake—er, what’s left of it—calls for just old-fashioned goodness and the season’s most compelling fruits. Got milk?

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A slice of a three layer blueberry lemon cake with cream cheese frosting on a plate with a fork beside it.

Blueberry-Lemon Layer Cake

Pretty much guaranteed to be one of those desserts that makes people do face-plants onto their dessert plates. A David Leite original recipe.

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White dish of a sugar-dusted individual peach souffle; in the bottom are peach slices

Individual Peach Soufflés

Properly airy and messily delicious, these peach souffles are an elegant (yet easy) ending to any summer supper. Or heck, perhaps just have these for supper.

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Sliced tomatoes with blueberries and crumbled feta scattered on top and a sprig of basil for garnish.

Blueberry and Tomato Salad

There’s a week or two midsummer when peak blueberry and tomato seasons overlap. You’ve been warned. Go.

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