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How to cut a peach

How to cut a peach

How to cut a peach

So, you went to try and cut a peach and it wouldn’t cooperate. There’s no knife and no way to cut it and it’s…just wonky. What can you do? Here I’ll show you a few different ideas that you might not have thought of that you can try.

Peach

This tutorial shows a simple method for how to cut a peach by cutting in half, twisting and removing the pit along with tips for buying peach

Full confession: A vendor once schooled me for squeezing peaches at the farmer’s market. Here are some tips for selecting a ripe peach: (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net Smell the peach. Peaches that give off a pleasant, sweet peachy smell are what you’re looking for. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net))A large peach contains 10 percent of your daily hunger-fighting fiber, 20 percent of a day’s vitamin C, and traces of potassium and iron. Plus, its orange color indicates beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A and is thought to boost heart, eye, lung, and brain health. Generally, one peach equals 10 percent of a day’s vitamin A. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net))

Ripe

Press very gently. A ripe peach will have a slight give

Freestone peaches: These have pits that fall away from the fruit much easier. Therefore, markets usually stock freestone peaches. The cutting tutorial below is for the more popular freestrone peaches. (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net)Cling or clingstone peaches. These have a pit, or stone, that actually clings to the fruit and is hard to remove. These are most often used for canned products. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net))

First, hold the peach vertical with the stem upwards and using a sharp paring knife held vertically with the peach, insert the blade carefully until you hit the pit. Now, roll the peach around the blade of the knife ensuring the blade is touching the pit the whole time until you have reached your original cut. (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net Next, put down the knife and hold the peach in the palm of your hands. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net f

What if my peaches are rock hard? (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net First, don’t refrigerate them. Always remember, unripe peaches should be left to soften at room temperature. For the quickest softening, put them in a paper bag with an apple whose ethylene gas will speed the process. When fully ripe, peaches can be put in the refrigerator for up to five days. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net))our fingers if the peach is ripe.

Like bananas and apples, peaches oxidize and turn brown when cut. However, they are still totally edible just less visually appealing. To avoid browning, splash fruit with lemon or orange juice, whose vitamin C, will stall the process. (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net Like bananas and apples, peaches oxidize and turn brown when cut. However, they are still totally edible just less visually appealing. To avoid browning, splash fruit with lemon or orange juice, whose vitamin C, will stall the process. (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net fHow long do cut peaches last in the refrigerator? (Source:eelgoodfoodie.net)))

Freeze

Can I freeze cut peaches? (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net Can I freeze cut peaches? (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net fAbsolutely, this is an excellent way to preserve peaches. First, cut into slices, and then treat with lemon juice if you like. Secondly, flash freeze on cookie trays, and finally package tightly into freezer-safe storage containers. They will be best used within a year. (Source:eelgoodfoodie.net)))

This tutorial shows a simple method for how to cut a peach by cutting in half, twisting and removing the pit along with tips for buying peach (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net If you’ve found this cooking resource for How to Cut a Peach helpful or if you’ve tried any recipe on FeelGoodFoodie, then don’t forget to rate the recipe and leave me a comment below! I would love to hear about your experience with this technique. And if you snapped some shots of it, share it with me on Instagram so I can repost on my stories! (Source:feelgoodfoodie.net f

Roll the peach around the blade of the knife ensuring the blade is touching the pit the whole time until you have reached your original cut. (Source: feelgoodfoodie.net)Using a sharp paring knife held vertically with the peach, insert the blade carefully until you hit the pit (Source:eelgoodfoodie.net)))

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