Pickled Peaches

Pickled Peaches

These Honey-Pickled Peaches are from Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest by Lauren Angelucci McDuffi. These pickled peaches are perfect on salads, in cocktails, and enjoyed by themselves! 

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Are you sick of peaches yet? Well shoot – I sure hope not! They have most certainly been my summer fruit – despite my posting slowing down in the summer, I’ve still managed to post recipes for this addictive Peach Burrara & Tomato Pizza and a simple Peach Tea Lemonade. We are now going to finish off peach season with these pickled peaches!

Peaches season might finally be winding down but that doesn’t mean that you can’t hold onto them a little longer. I love this pickling method of preserving peaches at their peak from Lauren’s new cookbook Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest. Not only does it help you keep peaches around a little longer but it also transforms them into tangy slices perfect for throwing into cocktails, salads, and even topping on pizzas!

I met Luaren a few years back when we were on a panel together in Indianapolis. I had just launched my first cookbook and she had just signed her deal with Chronicle. Although I had heard her speak of the concept and book many times, I could not have imagined such a gorgeous end result. The cover is inviting, the recipes comforting (I have a feeling I’ll be pulling this one out even more come fall!), and the story telling makes me feel like I grew up with her at her Appalachian home. Just an an FYI, not all recipes are vegetarian but there is a good variety for sure.

Does that all interest you? Then I highly recommend checking out this book and whipping up a batch of these pickled peaches asap!

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Pickled Peaches
Honey-Pickled Peaches

These Honey-Pickled Peaches are from Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest by Lauren Angelucci McDuffi. These pickled peaches are perfect on salads, in cocktails, and enjoyed by themselves! 

Ingredients
  • 4 large peaches halved and pitted
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp minced peeled ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
Instructions
  1. Cut the peaches in varying sizes.

  2. For the pickling liquid, combine apple juice, vinegar, honey, ginger, and cinnamon in a medium aluminum pot and bring to a boil. Once boiling, lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add peach slices and cook until tender, 3 to 5 minutes more. Remove from heat and use a slotted spoon to transfer peaches to a 1-quart mason jar.

  3. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean and add (or add vanilla extract) into the pickling liquid and stir to combine. Pour liquid over the peaches. Cool to room temperature, secure the lid, and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

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  • Ann
    October 8, 2019

    I love it, I love it, I love it! Love that tasty “semimanufactures” that we can, as you already rigtly mentioned, throw into cocktails, salads or even on pizzas and the dish will be perfect anyway! How long can it be stored? I just wonder, because such things never linger for a long time in my home))) Once I did the same thing with lemons and oranges, once the same with berries, me family just eat it till they see the bottom of the jar! Thank you for your blog, it’s nice and creative!

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