Peach Galette

7 Jun

Peach Galette, made with Fairview Seconds

On Saturday I was feeling endeavorous and made a peach galette, strawberry jam, dehydrated strawberry chips, pickled beets, peach popsicles, and strawberry ice cream. I made all this with Fairview “seconds” that are perfect to use for cooking projects. We sell our seconds in bulk at VERY discounted prices. Let me know if you are interested and I’ll add you to our  email list for Fairview seconds.

This week’s seconds:

  • 12 pints of strawberries for $14 (retails for $48)
  • 24 bunches of beets for $14 (retails for $48)
  • 24 bunches of carrots for $15 (retails for $60)

And now what you have all been waiting for…

Peach Galette Recipe

4-5 peaches bruised peaches, cut into slices
1 Tablespoon of butter
1-2 Tablespoons of sugar
Crust
1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 stick of cold butter (1/2 cup)
1/3 cup ice cold water
2 Tablespoons of milk, cream, eggs, or combination
  1. Put 1/3 cup of water in freezer. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix butter and sugar in a mixing bowl. Cut in butter with two knives or a pastry blender.
  2. Add cold water to flour mixture. Mix together with the flat side of a spatula. Knead a couple of times in the mixing bowl until you form a ball of dough.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes – 2 hours.
  4. Roll out dough on floured surface until it is 12 inches wide. Carefully transfer dough to cookie tray.
  5. Pour peaches onto dough. sprinkle sugar and butter on top. Fold edges of dough on top of peaches. Brush dough with cream, eggs, or milk.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes and devour with strawberry ice cream.
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One Response to “Peach Galette”

  1. Uncle Marty and Aunt Lisa June 13, 2010 at 8:57 am #

    Melissa! This galette is beautiful! I will be making these when the peaches come out at Fairview! Thank you for the photo and recipe! Can’t wait! Yum!

    I also wanted to share our Quail Springs tour experience yesterday! We were so impressed with the people, the projects they are undertaking and the deep commitment to healing the land. The drive out was fantastic too. We carpooled and made a new friend in the process!
    I am excited to know that Sustainable Vocations is being offered this summer. We met one of their interns yesterday and he said that his time there has meant so much to him. He feels that he has received a great gift through his experience at Quail Springs. The friendships he has made, the training he received and a transformation has occurred for him. Time on the land, time working and living together and seeing a building take shape all contributed to his transformation. He was working on a building project there with a team and spoke to the group during our tour. I never caught his name but I will remember his face.

    Next time they host an open house/tour, your readers and CSA members should consider taking the time to go out there! Oh! and Martin says to tell you that the food is delicious!

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