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July 11 Indigo Farm update

Posted 7/10/2011 5:51pm by Sam Bellamy.

The blueberry fields should be open 8am to 11am Monday through Saturday this week ( July 11-17). There are some nice berries. The front field has been mowed and hopefully we will mow the back field early this week.

The end of the Winblo peaches is approaching but Sun Prince , Georgia Belle are starting up. Jefferson will not be far behind with Elberta. As the next varieties ripen , look for some good bargains on peaches by the box or basket.

We have some good watermelons. The seedless are coming in ( not as large as last year ) and have good flavor. Cantaloupes are smaller too but have good texture and taste.

Heirloom tomatoes are coming in now. This year we have several new small , grape and cherry types that you may want to try.

Normally, figs would be starting soon. They have suffered from the extreme lack of rain. Figs are a dry natured bush but this has been hard on them.

Recipe (#388702) from One Million Recipes, Desserts

PEACH ICE CREAM

3 tbsp. all-purpose flour

1/2 tsp. salt

Sugar

2 1/2 c. milk

3 lg. eggs

8 med. peaches

1 tsp. lemon juice

2 c. whipping cream

1/2 tsp. almond extract

 

Cook in heavy 3 quart saucepan. Mix flour, salt and 1 cup sugar. Using wire whisk, beat milk and eggs until well blended, stir in flour, mix until smooth. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens, and coats the back of a spoon, about 15 minutes. Cover, refrigerate until cool, about 1 hour. Add peaches, pour into ice cream freezer. Freeze until done. Let set to ripen. Enjoy!

You may want to check with One Million Recipes for more information.

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