Learn the official way to can peaches, and you'll have a tasty and convenient treat for months to come!
Canning your own food is a great way to save the fruits and vegetables you worked so hard to harvest, as well as time and money at the grocery store. Below is an excerpt from the "USDA Complete Guide to Home Canning," detailing how to can peaches, including a recommendation on which can-packing method is preferred (hot), as well as instructions on how to remove those pesky peach skins.
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Processing times differ depending upon whether you raw or hot pack your jars, as well as the altitude where you live. Take notice and adjust your canning time accordingly.
If you choose to use a pressure canner for your peaches, follow the recommended process times for peaches listed above.