#CookoutWeek ~ Welcome and Easy Peach Tea

I am so excited that it is finally summer, and you know what that means - picnics, BBQs, camping, pool parties, and... cookouts! This year, we've got something special to celebrate! We joined forces with around 50 of our blogging friends to bring you #CookoutWeek - an entire week filled with yummy summer recipes perfect for your next cookout, along with a fun giveaway, courtesy of some awesome sponsors. It's super easy to enter, and one lucky winner will get:

It's pretty much everything you need to host an awesome cookout this summer. It's a prize pack worth over $300! Thank you so much to all of the wonderful sponsors listed above, who have made #CookoutWeek possible.

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Don't forget to check back throughout the week with all of the bloggers participating to get some yummy #CookoutWeek recipes. Here's the full list of participating bloggers:

The PinterTest Kitchen2 Cookin' MamasA Day in the Life on the Farmaddicted 2 recipesAimee Broussard & Co.Amy's Cooking AdventuresAngels Home Sweet HomesteadBakin' and EggcerptsBalancing MotherhoodBody RebootedCheese Curd In ParadiseCindy's Recipes and WritingsCook With 5 KidsCook. Craft. Love.Cookaholic WifeCricket's ConfectionsCrumb: A Food BlogEat, Drink, Be Healthy!Everyday EileenFairyburgerFood ParsedGet the Good Stuff!Goodie GodmotherHezzi-D's Books and CooksHome in the Finger LakesJennifer CooksJessie WeaverKate's Recipe BoxLife on FoodLittle House Big AlaskaLittle Scratch KitchenMaking MiraclesMoore or Less CookingRhubarb and HoneySavvy In The KitchenSeduction in the KitchenSimple Food 365Style IslandThanks for Cookin'!The Food Hunter's Guide To CuisineThe Hungary Buddha Eats the WorldThe Spiffy CookieThe Weekday GourmetThis is How I CookTramplingroseVintage KittyWest Via Midwest

I am looking forward to sharing some yummy recipes with all of our readers! I'm starting the week of with this Easy Peach Tea. The original recipe suggests creating the peach syrup then straining out the peaches, but I used my vitamix to blend it all up to keep the peaches incorporated into the beverage. It is sweet, fruity, with a touch of tea flavor. If you like more of a tea flavor I would double the tea bags. Fresh and fruity!

Easy Peach Tea adapted from Passion for Savings


Peach Syrup
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
3 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced

3 family sized iced-tea tea bags
1 quart water

  1. Bring syrup ingredients to boil. Then reduce heat to medium.
  2. Crush peach slices as you stir to dissolve sugar.
  3. Turn off heat cover and let sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Use an iced tea maker to run the water through and prepare tea.
  5. Blitz the cooled peach syrup mixture until puree is smooth in a good quality blender (I love my Vitamix). Blend into tea, refrigerate and serve chilled. Add fresh peach slices to tea if desired. (You can just pulse the peach mixture if you don't mind a little texture to your drink, or if you want it completely smooth, strain the peaches out of the syrup before adding to the tea.)


  1. oooohhh. I'm gonna add a little rum to mine Rebekah

    1. Oh that's a fantastic idea!! I have some passion fruit rum... hmmm....

  2. Yay for peach tea! Love how simple this is to make! :D

  3. I second the rum! Sounds great!


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