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                       Peaches Poached in White Wine
 Recipe By     : Florence Fabricant -n NY Times -July 4, 1993
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruit
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1                    orange
      1/2                lemon
    8                    ripe peachies (white if possible)
    2      cups          water
    2      cups          dry white wine
    1      cup           sugar
    1                    vanilla pod
 1. Cut orange and lemon half in thin slices and remove the pits.
 2. Place the peaches in a single layer in a casserole. Add the water, wine, sug
 ar and vanilla pod and cover with the orange and lemon slices. the liquid shoul
 d barely cover the fruit.
 3. Cut a round of wax paper the same size as the casserole and make a small hol
 e in the middle. Bring the fruit to a boil, then skim any foam that rises to th
 e surface.
 4. Lower the heat so one single bubble breaks at the top, then place the wax pa
 per over the top and simmer for approximately 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and
  let the peaches cool in the syrup.
 5. Remove the peaches from the syrup with a slotted spoon. Slip off their skins
 . Place the peaches in a glass bowl and top with the orange and lemon slice. St
 rain the syrup over the top. Cover and refrigerate for at least six hours.
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 NOTES : Adapted from Raymond Blanc’s “Cooking for Friends”.