Eat to the Beat: Peachy Keen Cobbler & Presidents of United States of America

October 13th, 2012 12:01 pm by Kelly Garbato

 

The song: “Peaches” by Presidents of the United States of America (lyrics)

The foodstuff: Peachy Keen Cobbler from American Vegan Kitchen

The connection: Obvious connection is obvious.

 

Peachy Keen Cobbler from American Vegan Kitchen (0018)

 

My very first cobbler! (Is that weird? That’s weird, isn’t it?)

Given that I’m currently drowning in apples – even after the two raccoon families living ’round here had their fill, the trees are dropping more apples than I could ever hope to use! – I was tempted to apple-ize a peach recipe to go with this song. But this Peachy Keen Cobbler by Tami Noyes (of Vegan Appetite fame!) looked soooo incredibly tasty that I just couldn’t bring myself to tinker with it.

Truthfully, I think this cobbler would be mind-numbingly good no matter which fruit you use for the filling: peaches. Peaches and raspberries. Apples. Apples and blueberries. Pears. Pears and all the berries. Bring it on!

The peaches in the base-slash-filling are combined with a tasty mix of flour, sugar, and lemon juice, which stays moist and gooey even after it’s baked. The cobbler portion of the dish is a doughy topping that rises and crisps, forming a kind of pie-like crust. Because this is a messy dessert, it’s fairly easy to make – no finicky pie crust required – with maximum impact. The hardest part is peeling all those darn peaches! (Although if you want to be super-lazy – or if peaches are out of season – I suppose you could always go with frozen or canned. Better than nothing but not the same!)

 

Peachy Keen Cobbler from American Vegan Kitchen (0014)

 

Also, I would gladly eat the filling on its own. Maybe…heaped atop a bowl of ice cream? Ugh, must go make more peach cobbler.

 

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One Response to “Eat to the Beat: Peachy Keen Cobbler & Presidents of United States of America”

  1. Jojo Says:

    I’ve never made (or eaten) a cobbler but yours looks truly delicious.

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