Friday, July 29, 2016

Red Havens

I mean RED HAVENS - Peaches are in!


These peaches are Red Havens - It is a freestone peach and I can remove the pit without taking half of the peach with it. They are not very fuzzy either for just eating.
Years ago I learned how to can these wonderful peaches by watching my grandmother and mother working together in a small kitchen. The jars then had rubber gaskets and a wire lid fastener. Many of them were green along with the clear ones. There was a lot of boiling going on in that kitchen! It sure was a wonderful treat to have during the winter but we had to beg for her to open one as they were considered a treasure. They were canned in halves.  Later in life I, too, canned peaches, made peach conserve, jam, juice, pies, and more. Today it's probably going to be cobbler - the easiest for me to make now.


4 comments:

  1. Ooo they sound tasty! There's a lot of boiling going on here but it's outside. This is the first day in two weeks that it hasn't been over 90 degrees but it's still quite humid.

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  2. What a treat - love the cobbler!

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