"Stephen and Jessica Rose couldn’t find juicy, fragrant fresh peaches in Nashville, where they settled as newlyweds, so they did something about it ... Now the couple has a cookbook that explains peach varieties, the history of the fruit in America and how to store, ripen and peel your peaches ... Adding peaches to Dutch baby pancakes, to a cucumber gazpacho, to poundcake, to a Caprese salad and to condiments for pork and salmon are first-rate suggestions."
—New York Times
“There is no limit to what can be made with the fruit, with possibilities as diverse as sticky glazed ribs, pickled peach deviled eggs and peach tamales… Even overripe peaches find their way into versatile peach simple syrup to spruce up summer beverages… Enjoy them every which way while you can. Because the only problem with perfect peaches is that their season, as sweet as it is, is fleeting."
—The Washington Post
"This delicious cookbook features interesting takes on this seasonal fruit as the star of breakfast, small bites, sides, suppers and desserts."
—Raleigh News & Observer
“A delightful guide through the world of peaches, instructive yet whimsical, with an eye at all times on preserving the sanctity of a freshly picked peach. Through 100 recipes that range from breakfast items to salads and cocktails, The Peach Truck Cookbook evokes a homey Southern charm that helps tell the Roses’ story and makes you crave peaches.”
—Tampa Bay Times
“Like many great stories in the South, this one involves an old truck—a 1964 Jeep Gladiator from which Stephen and Jessica Rose got their start selling fresh peaches throughout Nashville. A huge social media following later, the Roses have released their first cookbook. It’s a primer on slipping peaches into everything.”
—Garden and Gun, Best New Books for June 2019
"These irresistible recipes will change the way you think about food."
—The Washington Book Review
“This cookbook is beautiful… Filled with feelings of summer, friendship, and joy, it will look beautiful on your shelf and in your hands as you find your next recipe to try.”
“Their creativity comes into play when peaches are stuffed in tamales, shaved thing and topped with snapper crudo, and folded into past with basil, corn, and cherry tomatoes.”
—The Local Palate
“Since we received our first box of peaches from Stephen and Jessica Rose almost six years ago in our test kitchen, we knew The Peach Truck was not just any other mail-order fruit company… The couple just announced that The Peach Truck Cookbook: 100 Delicious Recipes for All Things Peach will debut on June 25th. While their website has hosted many of Stephen and Jessica’s favorite ways to eat a peach, the cookbook will have even more inspired by Stephen's upbringing in rural Georgia and Jessica's in the Pacific Northwest.”
—Southern Living Online
"Summer isn't that far off, which means it's almost time to stand in line, waiting to buy tree-fresh peaches rolled up in a paper bag from The Peach Truck. Jessica and Stephen Rose own the truck, which appears in spots all over town and has turned into a regional obsession ... [The Peach Truck Cookbook] has ideas for what to do with peaches for breakfast, lunch and dinner — in case simply eating the fruit, juice dripping from your chin as you stand in the farmers' market in Shelby Park, isn't enough for you anymore."
"Chock full of great recipes, preservation tips, and a dose of inspiration for anyone looking to follow their unconventional dreams!”
“There is no way that this wouldn’t be a pleasant surprise if given as a hostess gift at your family reunion picnic… Every chapter has its share of the exotica to hold the jaded interests of foodies, alongside clever and richly sweet variations on the very familiar.”
“Southerners and peach lovers will appreciate this cookbook, but anyone who enjoys feel-good stories of successful family-run businesses will eat it up too.”
“In this fun and imaginative collection, husband-and-wife team Jessica and Stephen Rose, who sell Georgia peaches throughout Nashville from their Peach Truck, superbly demonstrate the peach’s versatility in a wide array of sweet and savory dishes… The recipes are accessible, and ingredients easily sourced… These excellent offerings are sure to inspire many a trip to the local farmer’s market or orchard.”