Posted by: Chefmom 07-02-99 5:27 AM
Source: Farm Journal's Cookbook
1 1/2 quarts peaches, diced
1 orange, diced and grated peel
Juice of 2 lemons
1 cup chopped maraschino cherries
6 cups Sugar
Mix all ingredients and cook until of desired consistency. Pour into hot sterilized jars; seal.
Makes 3 1/2 pints
Source: Ball Blue Book Guide
2 quarts peeled and crushed peaches
1/2 cup water
6 cups sugar
Combine peaches and water in a large pot. Cook gently 10 minutes. Add sugar. Bring slowly to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cook rapidly until thick, then ladle into jars and seal. Process about 15 minutes in boiling water bath.
Makes about 4 pints.
Variation: For Spiced Peach Jam, add a spice bag containing 1 tsp whole cloves, 1/2 tsp whole allspice and 1 stick of cinnamon. Remove spices before pouring jam into jars.
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