Thursday, August 15, 2013

Basics - Peeling Peaches for Preserving

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Peeling Peaches for Preserving

You either hate peach skins or love them - I think that the best flavor is in the skin.  However, many people dislike the fuzzy texture of the peach skin - so today I will show you a very easy way to peel peaches.

When I am making peach jam or peach syrup I always keep the skins on because the skin will disappear when cooked - even the picky peach eaters won't notice the skins!

Make your own Peach Jam - click HERE to view

Peach Syrup is delicious on ice cream! - click HERE to view the entire post

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STEP 1:  Simply place peaches in boiling water for 3 minutes
 
STEP 2:  Immediately remove from the boiling water & place the peaches in a bowl with cold water
 
STEP 3:  Peel and the skins will come off in large sheets without peeling away any of the peach flesh (see picture below)
 
STEP 4:  Discard the skin & the pit
 
STEP 5:  Slice the peaches & ENJOY!!

Peaches by Angie Ouellette-Tower for godsgrowinggarden.com photo 004_zpsce99ee14.jpg
 
 
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1 comment:

  1. I'm with you I do love the skin of a peach :).

    Great tips on pealing them though thank you - I've always found it so tricky.

    Thank you for linking up to the I Love My Post Blog Hop.

    Sarah
    Life in a Break Down
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