Tag Archives | Peaches

Cherry 🍒 Peach 🍑 Jam

Cherry 🍒 Peach 🍑 Jam

It’s Jam Making Time Again!

September

September

September September is a wonderful time for enjoying the beautiful array at local farmers’ markets. September is a delightful time for gathering ingredients that will showcase fleeting flavors of summer. A walk among colorful baskets filled with fresh produce is incredibly inspiration. Blazing scarlet tomatoes, sun-sweetened and fattened from their time on the vine, are […]

5 Ways To Use A Vegetable Peeler

5 Ways To Use A Vegetable Peeler

5 Ways To Use A Vegetable Peeler The humble vegetable peeler has hidden talents. Easily Peel Fruit: To peel soft fruits and vegetables, like tomatoes and peaches, you usually have to briefly dunk them into boiling water. Using a good vegetable peeler is so much easier and faster. Look for peelers with serrated blades for […]

Peach Lime Marmalade

Peach Lime Marmalade

I had a bowlful of organic peaches ripening fast and a lime rolling around in the refrigerator and wondered how this combination would taste together. This morning was the first time that I tried it on toast and I am surprised at how delicious it is. I think that I’ll try making more over the […]

Peach Lime Jam

Peach Lime Jam

I Love Experimenting In The Kitchen. Today I’m Trying Out A New Jam Combination. I Think That Peach & Lime Just Might Make A Delicious Jam.

Upside Down Peach Cake

Upside Down Peach Cake

It’s Hotter Than Blazes Out Today And For Some Reason I’ve Been In The Mood To Make An Upside Down Peach Cake. Actually, I Lied. I Made Two!

How To Pick A Peach

How To Pick A Peach

Because peaches can grow in most of the United States, as long as they’re in season (May through early October) chances are you’ll be able to find organic peaches near you. Look for peaches with flesh that yields slightly to subtle pressure without bruising. Another good indicator of ripeness is the fruit’s background color, behind […]

Buttermilk

Buttermilk

In the old days, buttermilk was what was left in the butter churn. Nowadays, it’s manufactured with healthy bacteria much like yogurt. Buttermilk is made with very little fat or none at all. Either way, it adds a nice fresh tang and texture to baked goods. In the summer it’s nice to purée peaches with […]

Stone Fruit

Stone Fruit

5 Ways to Make the Most of Seasonal Stone Fruit Ripen: Ripen peaches, nectarines and apricots at room temperature. Once ripe, they can be refrigerated for just a few days to help keep them at their best. Speed Up: Speed up the ripening process by placing fruit in a brown paper bag on the counter, […]

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III

Constitution Week – Foods of Our Forefathers Part III The abundance of meat in America was a major change in the diet of the early settlers.  Rabbits and squirrels were available year-round nearly everywhere, plus deer and other large game in many regions.  As settlers moved west, buffalo gained importance in the diet.  Fish, shellfish […]