Peeling Fresh Peaches

Tess Geer


When peaches are in season, take advantage of the bounty and preserve them! Peeling them is simple with this tried and true technique.

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1Start with fresh peaches.
2Rinse peaches thoroughly and cut away any bruises. Score the bottom of each peach and prepare a large bowl of ice water.
3Place peaches in boiling water for approximately 40 seconds. If the peaches are not quite ripe, you will need to add an extra 15-20 seconds. Make sure peaches are completely covered.
4Using a slotted spoon remove to the ice water.
5Slip the skin off the peaches using your fingers, a soft fruit peeler or a paring knife.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #FRESH, #peaches, #PREP, #peeling