Campfire Cooking: Three Courses of Georgia Peaches

Photographer and food blogger Katherine D’Costa spent her recent Artist Fellowship cooking up a storm at Getaway Chattahoochee. Katherine and her husband, a chef and recipe developer, came up with a three-course summer meal, all featuring Georgia peaches.

Now they’re sharing their recipes for poached peaches and corn salsa, bourbon barbecue pork chops with grilled peaches, and grilled peaches and pineapples.

Poached Peaches and Corn Salsa

What you’ll need:

  • 2 ears fresh corn (shucked)
  • 8 grape tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (finely-chopped)
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp kosher slat
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp red tomato (finely diced)
  • 1 poached peach

What to do:

  1. To poach the peach, grill the peach until it’s marked and slightly smoked.
  2. Remove kernels from corncob.
  3. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. Serve immediately.

Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop with Bourbon BBQ Sauce and Grilled Georgia Peaches

What you’ll need:
For Pork:

  • Medium to thick bone-in pork chops

For Sauce

  • 2 cups Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp & 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup & 4 tbsp bourbon
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp ground garlic
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 peaches

What to do:

  1. Grill the pork chops to medium temperature.
  2. Heat soy sauce, brown sugar, and apple cider vinegar until the sugar is melted.
  3. Add this mix into a blender, along with ketchup, pepper, salt, 1 cup bourbon, ginger, garlic, cilantro, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.
  4. Mix in blender until fully incorporated.
  5. Grill peaches until marked and mildly smoked (the color will darken a bit).
  6. Add butter, peaches, 4 tbsp bourbon, and 1 tsp salt into a sauté pan and heat until peaches are fully tender.
  7. Chop peaches and add to blender mix.
  8. Spoon sauce over pork to taste.
  9. Add cilantro to garnish.

Grilled Peaches and Pineapples

What you’ll need:

  • 2 peaches
  • 1 pineapple
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tsp salt

What to do:

  1. Grill 2 peaches and pineapple slices until tender.
  2. Heat all other ingredients until melted.
  3. Add peaches and pineapples until fully coated.
  4. Chop and serve.

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