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Look for peaches that are slightly firm and have a sweet smell. The skin should have a cream- or yellow-colored background. Avoid buying peaches with bruises, wormholes or a red-colored background.
Cut out bruised or damaged sections to save the rest of the fruit.
To save a cut peach from browning, squeeze lemon juice on top before storing.
Source: Save the Food
The peach is part of the rose family!
c Peaches help your body heal cuts and wounds because they contain Vitamin C.
a Peaches help maintain good vision, fight infection and keep your skin healthy because they contain Vitamin A.
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4 peaches halved and pittedSource: CA Champions for Change
Makes 8 servings. ½ piece fruit per serving.
Cook 4 halved peaches over medium, indirect heat for 8 minutes in a covered barbecue grill or pan. Turn after 4 minutes. Serve while hot.
Add other fruits to the grill such as pineapple and watermelon.