July 2016 Issue

Fall in Love with Stone Fruit

Bite into the taste of summer with the season’s stone fruit that includes peaches, apricots, plums, and cherries.

Backyard parties, warm summer night walks, and lazy days at the beach are some of the many joys of flip-flop season. But a perfectly ripe plum or juicy peach are among summer’s sweetest gifts. Peaches, nectarines, cherries, apricots, and plums—all members of the so-called stone fruit family, because their flesh surrounds a hard, stone-like pit—are at their sun-kissed flavor peaks. But the juicy orbs can infuse your summer menu with more than great taste and aroma; they also promote wellness with their nutritional payload.

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