From the July 16 Co-op newsletter, courtesy of Local Flavors by Deborah Madison:


The Fruit & Topping

  • 4 large ripe Peaches
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar

The Biscuits

  • Your favorite Biscuit Recipe/ Bisquick for 4 biscuits (use buttermilk)
  • 1/3 Cup Candied Ginger, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

The Cream

  • 1 Cup Whipping Cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon Almond Extract
  • Confectioners’ Sugar (optional)


  • Peel & slice the peaches into wedges, sprinkle with sugar and refrigerate while you make the biscuits.
  • Make biscuits adding the ginger & vanilla to your favorite recipe. Cut into 3 in circles 3/4 in thick. Cook according to your instructions (usually 400 for 12 min.)
  • Whip the cream (using an electric mixer) until it holds soft peaks then stir in almond extract.
  • Cut biscuits in half, top with fruit and juices and cream.