Although pickled peaches are easy to buy, why deprive yourself of the chance of making your own.for any
Time to prepare: 30 minutes
| 8 lbs. peaches
5 lbs. sugar
1 quart vinegar
2 Tbs. each whole cloves and whole allspice
1 stick cinnamon
| Pick only fresh peaches of good quality.
Combine sugar, vinegar and the spices tied in cheesecloth (for easy removal) in a large pot. Boil for 10 to 15 minutes over medium heat until syrupy.
Meanwhile, peel peaches. Leave whole or halve and pit. Immediately drop into the hot syrup. Cook 5 minutes or until tender. Remove spice bag.
Stud peaches with cloves. Pack into hot, sterilized jars, adding syrup to wintin 1/2-inch of top. Seal jars.