Summer Peach Pie

Preparation info

  • Makes


    9 inch Double-Crust Pie
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Good to the Grain

By Kim Boyce

Published 2010

  • About

Peaches for pie should be just as ripe and flavorful as any peach you would eat out of hand. For the best pie, buy your peaches in season. Peaches are ripe when they smell fragrant, almost floral, and yield slightly to a gentle press of your thumb. For the pie, they are blanched, like tomatoes, to remove their skins. It’s a quick step and one that’s well worth the effort, as the skins slip off easily and you won’t waste any of the fruit. Nectarines can be used in place of peaches and