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Peaches -- big recipe for jam??
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Tom A    Posted 08-21-2002 at 06:16:54       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Friend just gave me 3 bushels of ripe peaches. I don't have enough fridge space to keep them cold, and I don't want them to spoil. I was thinking of canning some (we always put up 15 qts or so) but don't have enough time to carefully can them all. So jam looks like a quick and easy alternative, but the only recipe I see only makes 4 pts and warns you not to double the recipe or else it won't set. Will take a lot of batches to use up 3 bushels!

Does anybody have a bigger peach jam recipe...or else any good ideas for preserving a lot of peaches without buying a big dryer?

thanks,
Tom


Ron/Pa    Posted 08-21-2002 at 06:39:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Tom, we peel and pit and slice ours, then we put them in ziplock bags and freeze.
We put a little FRUIT FRESH on them to preserve the color and when we thaw them the taste as close to fresh from the tree as we are able to find.
Hope this helps
Ron


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