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Peach Chutney, Goodbye to Summer.

My final peach season send-off. This treasure was awaiting a friend to join in the fun, we finally got our collective acts together, got the very last of local peaches from the 250 year old orchard up the street. Once our area was full of farms, now we are a ‘bedroom community’ of NYC, with a handful of small farms (under 5 acre) and 2, quite old, large ones, both orchards who produce corn, tomatoes and rhubarb in the summer as well. I appreciate the seasonal fruits grown right here in suburban-land.

Peach Chutney is luschious with an aged soft cheese.

Chutney is essentially a relish, with a myriad of spices. Continue reading


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