pre-seal peaches - my kitchen - napa, ca
every once in a while it's nice to get back to my domestic roots. today kate, her mom lori, my mom, and i had a mother-daughter bonding sesh--we learned how to can fresh peaches. it's pretty simple--just a matter of picking, peeling, syruping, and sealing--and like anything, it turns into a competition with yourself to see how well you can do each task. i can confidently say that i liked peeling the best. once a peach bobs in nearly boiling water for 30-40 seconds and is then transfered to ice cold water, the flesh pulls away from the skin. this ultimately makes the peeling process a breeze--and once in a while you get a skin that can be peeled completely in one piece. thrilling stuff. and a delicious product that is life changing over vanilla ice cream. now, where to put thirty 20oz. jars?
finished cans - my kitchen - napa, ca