by Rhett Morris | Photography by Diana Matthews

peach cobbler-5583Ingredients:

6 peaches, peeled and cut into slices
½  cup brown sugar divided
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
2 tablespoons lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup of flour
1 cup oats
¼ cup butter


Mix peaches, half of the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice and zest in bowl, and coat peaches evenly. Put in a baking dish. Combine flour, oats, remaining brown sugar and butter together, and put on top of peaches. If you would like to try a variation on the topping, substitute the flour and oatmeal with 2 cups of your favorite granola. Cook in 350-degree oven for       30 minutes. Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


Morris, owner of Rhett’s Restaurant, Personal Chef & Catering, is an award-winning chef, specializing in Southern gourmet fare with fresh ingredients. He can be reached at 910-695-3663 or