Peaches Roasted With Brown Sugar and Basil
While I was poking around on the New York Times site a while ago I happened upon this recipe for Peaches roasted with brown sugar and basil. I love interesting flavor combinations, and with peaches and basil so abundant right now, I thought it would be the perfect time to try it out.
That was a brilliant decision. This dessert is so incredibly easy and the result is ridiculously good… like close your eyes and see unicorns and sunshine good. A quick slice and pit of the peach along with a little mixing and you’re so close to a delicious dessert. The apartment filled with the sweet scent of cinnamon and brown sugar, which is always a good sign. Once my timer beeped, I pulled the pans out of the oven and the butter mixture was bubbling and the peaches golden. I transfered them to a plate and poured the remaining sauce overtop. The first bite was better than I imagined it would be. The sauce had started to carmelize, creating this awesome slightly sticky crust over the peaches while the basil added a nice added dimension to the flavor.
Before I tried this recipe, peaches weren’t at the top of my fruit list, but now… well I have to hold myself back from making this every night.