So I Picked Those Peaches (and blackberries). . .

by moderndomestic on August 3, 2009

Peaches 1

Peaches, from Homestead Farm, in Maryland.

I write from the couch. I cannot stand anymore. I have spent the last five hours doing things to peaches. Eating them, washing them, blanching them in hot water, peeling them, making them into (runny) jam. Needless to say, I am exhausted. And full of peaches. Back tomorrow (or possible Wednesday) with a report from the urban homestead.

And, it’s my birthday. Goodbye 26. Hello 27. Have some peaches.

Peaches 2

My God. What am I going to do with these peaches?

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Cyndy August 3, 2009 at 8:32 am

Well have a peachy-keen birthday then! Sorry, somebody had to say it….


moderndomestic August 3, 2009 at 11:30 am

Heh. Someone did have to say it.


Amelia August 3, 2009 at 9:18 am

Happy Birthday!!


moderndomestic August 3, 2009 at 11:30 am

Thank you!


Alice August 3, 2009 at 9:55 am

Happy birthday! You could do peach pie, peach cobbler, peach clafoutis, peach ice-cream, freeze-dried peaches, peach roll-ups.


moderndomestic August 3, 2009 at 11:35 am

Those are good ideas. I want to make stuff that will freeze well -. I made peach tartlets, and put almost all of them in the freezer. Maybe clafoutis for later in the week – when I’m less sick of these peaches.

How do you make peach roll ups?


Meg August 3, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Happy Birthday! I shall add to Alice’s suggestions: Peach sangria and peach granita. Mmmm.


moderndomestic August 3, 2009 at 10:27 pm

You are the granita queen! Sadly, I can’t do sangria on a weekday, but maybe if I can get some friends over this weekend . . .


Kath August 5, 2009 at 7:18 pm

Happy Birthday from Sonoma County California…! Enjoy every minute of it.


mary August 5, 2009 at 10:40 pm

Happy Birthday! I’m going peach picking this weekend. I can’t wait!


moderndomestic August 6, 2009 at 3:32 pm

I hope you make something delicious with them!


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