Georgia Peaches showed up early in my market and our local peaches aren’t far behind. For me, there is nothing like fresh peaches. I use them in everything from soup to pizza including a very special drink.
There are two types of peaches. Freestone and Clingstone. The terms refer to the stones of the peaches. If the peach is of the clingstone variety, the flesh of the peach is very hard to separate from the stone. The freestone peaches are my favorite as they separate cleanly and easily. However, telling which are which is difficult since they aren’t usually marked. However, if they say, “freestone’, those are the easiest to work with. My favorite peach is Red Haven but any ripe peach will due. Continue reading