These recipes were entered by customers, growers, and market managers at the many locallygrown.net markets. Account-holders at those markets can see what recipes are in season, buy ingredients from their local growers while looking at the recipe itself, add comments and photographs, mark favorites, and more. Buying and cooking with locally grown food has never been easier!
From Walton County, GA
<p>Delicious way to put up those sweet Georgia peaches so you can still enjoy them in the Winter.</p>Source: Old fashioned family recipe (Entered by Holly Prather)
Serves: 6-8 jars
8 pounds Small to medium peeled peaches
6-3/4 cups sugar
4 sticks Cinnamon
2 tablespoons whole cloves crushed
1 tablespoon Ginger
1 quart Vinegar
Step by Step Instructions
- Wash and peel peaches with a sharp knife, and drop into a cold solution of 1/2 teaspoon ascorbic acid and 2 quarts water.
- Disolve sugar in vinegar in saucepan and put on range to heat. Boil 5 minutes and skim. Add spices (tied loosely in cheesecloth) Drain peaches.
- Drop drained peaches into boiling syrup and cook until they can be pierced with a fork, but not soft. Remove from range and allow peaches to set in syrup overnight to plump.
- Bring to a boil and pack into hot jars. Cover with syrup, leaving 1/2 inch head space. Remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids. Process 20 minutes in boiling water bath.
Back to Recipe Listings
Click here to go back to the recipe listings