Peach Jam in the Summer!

When the peaches are in season in Arkansas . . . The last time I made peach jam was a couple of years ago, I think just after we moved from Little Rock to our current "retirement" home:) This year, the peaches didn't do well because of all of a late freeze and all the rains. But, I'm sharing because some of you may have nice peaches in your area and can make Peach Jam. Our family has always loved peaches, and every year Mama and I freeze them in two cup portions to make cobbler or to just eat in the winter when we can't get fresh ones. And, every year I try to make peach jam. To me, homemade is always better than what you buy in the store, but that's my opinion:) This batch was made from a Peach Jam recipe I found in a Kindle book by … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Nutritional Benefits of Peaches

Peaches . . . more than just good to eat! It's peach season in Arkansas! I love peaches just about any way you fix them . . . Peach Pie, Peach Cobbler, Peach Jam, Homemade Peach Ice Cream . . . just to name a few:) To me, they are good to eat, but who knew that they were so good for you? I ran across an article  on the What tha Fact website about "10 Amazing Nutritional Benefits of Peaches". I had NO idea peaches had so many wonderful health benefits! Who knew peaches would give you: a healthy heart? that they were anti-aging??? Let's just say . . . that totally interests me! how about cancer-fighting properties? And that's just THREE of the amazing aspects of peaches! Are you in yet???   Since I was so blown away … [Read more...]

No Egg Fresh Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Ice Cream. . .a perfect cold treat for summer! What's one of your fondest memories of your childhood in the summer? I remember times when we would make homemade vanilla ice cream in a hand-crank ice cream maker. While the days of hand-cranked ice cream machines are a thing of the past, making homemade ice cream is not!  It's especially good in the heat of the summer. . . a perfect cold treat! No-Egg Fresh Peach Ice Cream Recipe. . . Since it is peach season here, I looked for a recipe for peach ice cream. That's when I found this No Egg Fresh Peach Ice Cream Recipe from Southern Bite. Being from the south myself, I figure Stacey's recipe has to be good! And, fresh peaches makes it even better!!! In this post, Stacey takes … [Read more...]