What's the Best Way to Choose, Pit & Peel a Peach?

What's the Best Way to Choose, Pit & Peel a Peach?

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Faith Durand
Aug 12, 2011
Q: I want to make peach pie from fresh peaches, and recipes call for them pitted and peeled. What's the best way to pit a peach? Then, what's the best way to peel a peach? How can you tell when a peach is ripe enough to make into pie? Have you any other peach pie tips? Sent by M Editor: M, here are some peach resources from the archives, and then I'll turn it over to the readers so they can add their sage advice. • How To Select the Best Produce: FruitFarmer's Market Etiquette: How to Choose Ripe FruitOne More Way to Pit a Peach: The Pit PopperQuick Tip: How to Get a Stubborn Pit Out of Stone FruitNaked Peaches! How to Boil and Peel Them in a Flash   Related: Individual Peach Ginger Hand Pies You Can Pack for Lunch (Image: Emma Christensen)
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