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Fresh peaches

Fresh peaches

Fresh peaches

We made a pie. Pieces of peaches and a few apples mixed with sugar, flour and butter. The crust is made from breadcrumbs. The pie is a sweet and smells fantastic. We topped it with whipped cream and a cherry.

Peach

Peaches are a rich source of Vitamins A, C and E. They also contain high amounts of potassium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.

Look for a creamy gold to yellow under color. The red or “blush” of a peach is an indication of variety, not ripeness.

Peaches should be soft to the touch but not mushy. Don’t squeeze peaches; they bruise easily. (Source: healthyfamilyproject.com Place firm peaches on the counter at room temperature and they will ripen within a few days. (Source:healthyfamilyproject.com))

Peaches can be peeled with a knife or by dipping it into boiling water for 30 seconds, then in cold water. Then peel should slide off easily. (Source: healthyfamilyproject.com Promptly refrigerate ripe peaches, and eat them within a week of purchase. (Source:healthyfamilyproject.com h

To keep sliced peaches from browning, dip them into a mixture of 1 cup water with 1 Tbsp. lemon juice. (Source: healthyfamilyproject.com)To remove the pit, slice the peach in half around the pit, twist the halves and remove the pit. (Source:ealthyfamilyproject.com)))

Orchard

The first peach orchard in the USA was established in Florida in 1565. (Source: healthyfamilyproject.com When a recent trip to the farmers market left me with more peaches than I could get through before some pushy fruit flies set up a serious colony, I did what first sprang to mind: I made a peach crisp. And it was delicious. But just as the last crumbs were gobbled up, a new question loomed: What am I going to do with the other 50 peaches in this box? That’s when I started hunting for delicious ideas and found these. (Source:www.foodnetwork.com hA healthy stress-reliever that helps reduce anxiety, peaches are often referred to as the ‘Fruit of Calmness’ in Hungary. (Source:ealthyfamilyproject.com)))

Looking to spice up your favorite leafy greens for lunch? Try the magic of crispy bacon plus juicy peaches on top. (Source: www.foodnetwork.com The sweetness of fresh peaches meets just the right amount of heat in this one from Bobby Flay. (Source:www.foodnetwork.com wThere’s something about the combination of salty pork and sweet peaches that just can’t be beat, and this dinnertime treat is no exception. (Source:ww.foodnetwork.com wwThere’s nothing but peaches, honey and a shot of vanilla in these homemade fruit roll-ups. Bonus: They’re so simple the kids can help make the leather — before they devour it. (Source:w.foodnetwork.com))))

What’s better than a peach pie this time of year? A peach pie infused with the pop of fresh blueberries. (Source: www.foodnetwork.com What happens when The Pioneer Woman combines sweet peaches with the zing of whiskey over chicken? Your family discovers a new favorite way to eat chicken. Watch Ree put the dish together in the video above. (Source:www.foodnetwork.com))

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