Homemade Peach Jam Recipe

We are still learning about our little peach tree. Last year, our first real crop delighted us but in no way prepared for an almost doubling of the crop this year. However, friends had given us peaches in the past, and I took the opportunity to learn how to make peach jam. That effort and the tree seems to have each paid off and our shelves are now loaded with a new inventory of peach jam. The recipe is simple and straightforward and a great starting point for that bumper crop you have this year.

Fermented Peach Vinegar

Making fermented fruit vinegars at home is a simple, fun, and delicious project.

Peach Sherbet Recipe

This Peach Sherbet Recipe is reminiscent of biting into a fresh peach, but with a cool, creamy consistency.

Smoked Peaches Recipe

Smoked peaches make a great stuffing or sauce for grilled chicken or pork.

Canning Love: Peach Orange Marmalade

Canning is a homesteader essential skill. Sometimes canning can simply be a way to create and spread love and kindness, rather than just putting by necessary foods. Try out this Peach Orange Marmalade recipe for a change of pace.

"Plant it Forward"(2)

This is a fun story about planting seeds for future generations and not recognizing a gift when it is blooming right in your face.

Plant it Forward

This is a fun story about planting seeds for future generations and not recognizing a gift when it is blooming right in your face.

Can Milk Control Brown Rot?

Brown rot is a serious disease of peaches, plums, and other stone fruits. For organic gardeners, spraying at-risk fruits with a milk solution can give good control.