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Peach Tidbits

The peach belongs to the rose family.
Peaches are a good stress-reliever.  They have been proven to help reduce anxiety – The peach is often referred to as the ‘Fruit of Calmness’ in Hungary.
Georgia is known as the Peach State as there are many orchards there, however, California produces about 50% of all peaches in the USA.

Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler
  • Ingredients

    8 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
    1/4 cup white sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    2 teaspoons cornstarch
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 cup white sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
    1/4 cup boiling water

    MIX TOGETHER:
    3 tablespoons white sugar
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 4 servings
    PREP 20 mins
    COOK 40 mins
    READY IN 1 hr

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 4 servings
PREP 20 mins
COOK 40 mins
READY IN 1 hr

Ingredients

8 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1/4 cup boiling water

MIX TOGETHER:
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine peaches, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Toss to coat evenly, and pour into a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Blend in butter with your fingertips, or a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in water until just combined.
  4. Remove peaches from oven, and drop spoonfuls of topping over them. Sprinkle entire cobbler with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake until topping is golden, about 30 minutes.
Fresh Southern Peach Cobbler
  • Ingredients

    8 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
    1/4 cup white sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    2 teaspoons cornstarch
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1/4 cup white sugar
    1/4 cup brown sugar
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
    1/4 cup boiling water

    MIX TOGETHER:
    3 tablespoons white sugar
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Additional Information

    Original recipe makes 4 servings
    PREP 20 mins
    COOK 40 mins
    READY IN 1 hr

Additional Information

Original recipe makes 4 servings
PREP 20 mins
COOK 40 mins
READY IN 1 hr

Ingredients

8 fresh peaches - peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
1/4 cup boiling water

MIX TOGETHER:
3 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine peaches, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and cornstarch. Toss to coat evenly, and pour into a 2 quart baking dish. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar, baking powder, and salt. Blend in butter with your fingertips, or a pastry blender, until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in water until just combined.
  4. Remove peaches from oven, and drop spoonfuls of topping over them. Sprinkle entire cobbler with the sugar and cinnamon mixture. Bake until topping is golden, about 30 minutes.