Peach cobbler, peach pie, peaches and cream… the tastes of summer. While summer may feel like light years away in the current depths of winter, it remains on the edge of my thoughts as I shake the snow from my boots and rub my chilled hands together to keep the blood flowing to the fingers.
I don’t often cook or bake with peaches. I may buy them fresh in the summer months to eat whole, but I often select nectarines instead. Must be the fuzz. Fresh peaches provide a substantial amount of vitamins A and C, along with potassium and fiber. Canned peaches are equally as nutritious as fresh peaches and help channel the flavor of summer year-round. Tonight, I brought summer to my kitchen, thanks to the canned peaches from a previous CSA share. Continue reading