Ginger-Spiced Peach Compote

It is peach season and that song comes to mind by the Presidents of the United States, “millions of peaches, peaches for me.”

But what to do with such abundance? The expression used is “putting up.” In the past this meant cooking, canning, and preserving the summer flavors of peaches, summer squash, and string beans in jars so that when the cold of winter has us bundled up and huddled around the hearth, these flavors can be enjoyed, triggering a sense of warmth and sunshine.

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