Meet my newest canning buddy, Blanch.
She's fabulous when canning peaches.
The peels usually slide right off.
Like butter from a hot knife.
It's not always perfect.
I had about 5 (out of 20 pounds)
that didn't peel properly when blanching them,
but I think they were less ripe than the others.
That's my theory anyway.
|Here's the 3rd batch I'm working on. The bag is still half full.|
You can see a tiny bit of my 1st batch of canned peaches.
Here's how to easily peel peaches.
Dunk peaches in boiling water for 30-60 seconds.
|Who cares if they're washed and the stickers removed? They're being boiled!|
Transfer them to a bowl of ice water until they're cool.
I have fingernails, so I pinch a tiny bit of skin near the bottom and begin sliding the peels off.
I just finished canning 20 pounds of peaches this week, so I took advantage of this blanching trick.
|Easy peel. I only had 1 hand, or I'd show even more!|