Country Peach Cobbler Topping: A Canning Photo Story

 
Photos from the kitchen tell their own stories. Food images suggest smells, hint at flavours and textures, and come as close to putting you there in that moment, apron on and knife in hand, as anything else I can think of. I have been sharing these canning photo stories for six months now (see pickled beets, cucumber relish and crunchy dill pickles) because I think they truly give you a sense of the experience.
 
I can write on these pages that canning is beautiful, that it's useful and satisfying and practical. But instead I want to take you into my west coast island kitchen where some juicy summer peaches are waiting for us. Let's peel and chop all that fuzzy fruit and simmer it into a gorgeous country peach cobbler topping (page 221 in The Canning Kitchen), and preserve it in jars to enjoy another day with pancake breakfasts and ice cream desserts to come.
 
I'm going to put my words away now and invite you to scroll down with me and experience the joy of canning peaches in cinnamon, brown sugar and vanilla.
 
 
 




 

 
 
Photos say a lot, and yet this country peach cobbler topping tastes even better than it looks. What are you canning this summer?
 

6 comments:

  1. I just bought your book a few days and it is terrific!! I made two batches of this recipe and oh my! Everyone loved it! Ive made a few things more since, it's a super recipe book!

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    1. So glad you're enjoying it, Chris! Thanks for taking the time to let me know.

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  2. Would love to start canning but am wondering what is the best way to clean fruits and vegetables before canning when they are not organic?

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    1. Personally, I just use running water.

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  3. Oh everything and anything. My little guy spotted a half bushel of pickling cucumbers at the farmers' market last Friday (uh, thanks, dude), and he, his younger sister, and I processed 25 pint jars of dills plus another dozen of bread & butter pickles (glad it was a cool day). We've also done your four orchard chutney, corn relish, smoky chipotle tomato relish, and various jams,,, and have a few more "musts" on the lists. Loving your book and now have some new faves now to add to my Royal Winter Fair & Rose Murray/Elizabeth Baird recipes : )

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    1. Wow, you have really dug into the book! Thanks for taking the time to comment and let me know how much your family is enjoying the recipes. Sounds like you have been very busy.

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