Maple Lawn Farms
Burgundy Peach Weekend:
Pap-pap preferred Burgundy peaches. Because Burgundy peaches resist browning when you cut’em, which means you have more time to get them in a can, and this is Burgundy Peach Weekend.
This is always the week I think of Pap-pap and those canned peaches. Mason jars stacked neatly with peaches magically levitating off the glass bottom.
If you’d like memories like that, this is your week. Burgundy Peaches are in for this weekend and they ALWAYS sell out.
Here’s the game plan:
- Get a friend – Many hands make light the work, as Grandmother Mabel used to say.
- Stage the home with good counter top space.
- Get to the farm.
- Pick 2-4 baskets per family / couple.
- Sample a juicy peach in the orchard.
- Head back to the home with the counters.
- Turn on some music, relax, talk, share, pare and prepare the peaches.
- Can like crazy…
…and in ONE DAY, you can have peaches to last the winter!
I know ‘people don’t can anymore’, but since when did we tell our children to be like everybody else?!
Be a rebel. Can some peaches with your friends, dang it. Pap-pap would have loved to help. He loved him some Burgundy Peaches 🙂
See you at the farm,
PS Need a tutorial?[CLICK HERE] Watch this video (you can tell this guy just loves peaches:-), it’s close to the way we did it with Pap-pap. Pap-pap really liked to dice the peaches for 3/4 of our canning, then do a few peach halves at the end. Enjoy!
PPS Note we DO NOT cook the peaches before paring – Keep it FRESH! Many videos online show pre-cooking, but just use tree-ripened peaches and you don’t need to pre-cook them.
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