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Canning Peaches_7-21-10 - Canning Peaches When you have had...

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Canning Peaches When you have had a year as good as this has been for the peach crop, you hate to see the end of peach season looming ahead. So it may be time to start thinking about preserving some of these succulent peaches for use during the rest of the year. Preserve your peaches by canning them at the peak of flavor, right at the point when they are ripe and mature. Peaches are often packed into light or medium sugar syrup, but they can also be packed in water, apple juice or in white grape juice. To make thin syrup slowly mix 2 cups of sugar into 4 cups of hot water. To make a medium syrup mix 3 cups sugar into 4 cups water, either way you need to bring the mixture to a boil and keep it hot. You will want to remove the skins first however. To do so, fill a pan with water and heat it to boiling, then use tongs to dip the fruit into the boiling water for about 30 to 60 seconds until the skin loosens. Rinse immediately with cold water and simply pull off the skin. After you remove the skin you can slice the peach in halves or quarters as desired, and
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2010 for the course HEALTH 212 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Chicago.

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