Peaches are one of the most versatile foods that you can make into just about anything! Millions of Peaches that can be grilled, poached, boiled, canned, served warm or cold and everyone loves their sweet taste with loaded health benefits! A few recipes that come to mind…Peach Mimosas, Peach Beer, Peach Cookies , Sangria, Peach Cobbler, Peach Ice Cream, Peach Schnapps, Peach chutney, Peach relish, peach coffee cake, peach crisp, peach pie, Summer Peach and Blackberry Galette, peach crumble, peach soup, grilled peaches, peach salad, Peach pancakes, peach fruit bars, peach streusel, peaches & cream oatmeal, peach ice cream, peach syrup, peach tea, peach tart, peach pizza, Peach stone fruit salad, peach crepes, peach salad….. is your mouth watering yet? Mine is!
Here are a few recipes that have been shared with us:
- 2 quarts peaches
- ½ cup water
- 6 cups sugar
- Sterilize canning jars, and prepare two-piece canning lids according to manufacturer’s instructions.
- Sort and wash fully ripe peaches. Remove stems, skins and pits. Crush peaches and put into a large pot with the water.
- Over medium heat, cook gently for 10 minutes. Add sugar and slowly bring to a boil, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Cook rapidly until thick, about 15 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
- Pour hot jam into jars, leaving ¼-inch headspace. Wipe jar rims and adjust lids.
- Process in a boiling water canner, following manufacturer’s instructions. The recommended process time for peach jam in a boiling water canner is 5 minutes for half-pint or pint jars.
Peach Sauce with Chicken
- 1 NC peach sliced per chicken breast
- 2 green onions
- ½ tsp. fresh ginger grated
- 1 cup white wine
- 1-2 TBSP. olive oil
- Sauté the onions in olive oil with salt and pepper.
- Add ginger and cook 1 minute longer.
- Add wine and simmer for 2 minutes.
- Add peaches, turn to low and cook 2-3 minutes.
We found this recipe direct from the source- the NC Peach Growers Association