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Peach Conserve

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Ingredients
  Oranges 2 Small
  Ripe peaches 8
  Lemon 1⁄2 , juiced
  Granulated sugar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 10 , finely chopped
Directions

1. With a sharp knife, cut unpeeled oranges into thin slices, 1/4-inch (5-mm) thick. Place in bowl, measure depth, and pour double the amount of water over slices. Let stand overnight at room temperature.
2. Pour oranges and water into a large saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook about 20 minutes, or until almost dry.
3. Blanch, peel and coarsely chop peaches. Sprinkle lemon juice over peaches, add them to saucepan, bring to a boil; stir in sugar. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 1 1/2 hours, or until mixture sheets from a spoon.
4. Stir in cherries. Allow to boil 1 minute.
5. Ladle into sterilized jars. Seal with self-sealing lids. Label and store in a cool, dry, dark place.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Peach

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