Tuesday, June 23, 2009

nectarines, glazed and grilled - it's a picnic!

We grilled this one on the George, which is why it's lacking those purty grill marks. Still tasted delish!

I'm taking a break today from my camping posts to participate in a virtual picnic! Louise from Months of Edible Celebrations has organized this fun little get together to scarf down great recipes from some mega talented and interesting ladies and gents in the blogging community. What a treat!

I'm going to a picnic and bringing nectarines!

My favorite kinds of picnic foods are fresh tasting and quick to prepare. There is basically no prep work involved in this dish besides cutting and pitting the nectarines. Just pop them on the grill (there may even be a BBQ at the picnic location, so you can do it there!), baste them with a little spiced honey, and top with whipped cream, ice cream, or creme fraiche. There isn't even a recipe! Simple, simple, simple!

*Nectarines - Glazed and Grilled*
A Bit of Butter
Whipped Cream, Ice Cream, or Creme Fraiche

Halve you nectarines. Brush them with butter and put them flesh side down on the grill. Once they get a bit of a char, turn them over and brush them with some honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon. When they are warmed through, they're done!

Top with the cream of your choice. I like mine plain.

Dig in! It won't fill you up too much to enjoy ultimate frisbee and a three legged race afterward. :)

Now that I think about it, this would be a perfect camping dessert! I'll remember this for my next trip in September. I can't wait to see what everyone else brings!

More camping dinners tomorrow morning :)


~~louise~~ said...

They sure do look good Cori.

Nectarines Glazed & Grilled are just what we craved for the picnic. Such refreshing delectables and nutritious too!

I'm so happy you're coming to the picnic hubby can come to if he likes!!!

I'll be back to see yours tonight!

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Katy ~ said...

I can just taste their lusciousness!

Anonymous said...

I would love this sort of savory, with goat cheese crumbled on top, drizzled with balsamic reduction! YUM!

Cori said...

BurpandSlurp~ First of all, awesome blog name. Second, I could totally see that. Or with some fresh feta from the farmers market. Iron chef feta ice cream, even. Ew.

Karine said...

MmM it looks great!

girlichef said...

I thought you WERE going to say you made these while camping! They sound like a perfect summer dessert.

maybelle's mom said...

one of my favorite summer desserts. Looks great for the picnic.