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A Little-Bit-Elderly Fruit: The Fresh or Frozen Breakfast or Dessert
Mealy plums and bruised peaches don't have to go straight to the compost pile; you can often salvage these fruits by cooking them. It won't take long for a peach that's already pretty squishy to become sweet and tender after a few minutes in the oven or in a small saucepan on the stove with some water (peel it first). Then, Lando says, you have lots of options. Here are two of her favorites: blend it with plain yogurt or coconut milk and eat it straight, or pour it into popsicle molds and freeze.