Country Ham Sliders with Durbin Farms Peach Butter

Country Ham Sliders with Durbin Farms Peach Butter

Buttermilk biscuits

Kentucky or Tennessee country ham (sliced medium-thick)

Peach Butter

Peach Butter

2 pounds peaches

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

dash of nutmeg

The peaches need to be ripe. Cut an 'x' in the bottom of peaches with a sharp knife. Drop in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove with slotted spoon and place immediately in an ice bath. Let cool for 2 minutes.

Remove from the ice bath and the skins should slide off easily. Dice peaches and put in a thick-bottomed sauce pot with sugar and desired spices. Cook on very low heat, stirring constantly. Reduce until mixture becomes thick (usually a couple of hours).

If a smooth peach butter is desired, let cool a bit and place in a food processor and puree. Refrigerate.

The second annual Peach Sensation event is being held at Pepper Place on Saturday, August 7th from 10 am – 1 pm. This event, featuring 12 of the area's leading restaurants and caterers, benefits The Full Life Ahead Foundation, an organization that works with individuals with disabilities to help them transition to employment opportunities and independent living.

2nd Annual Peach Sensation benefiting The Full Life Ahead Foundation

Saturday, August 7, 10 am – 1 pm

Pepper Place Market @ Cantina and The Red Cat Coffeehouse

Tickets are $25, free for children under 10 and available at or at the door

Durbin Farm Market donated an unlimited supply of peaches.

Noon Cooking - August 6, 2010