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  • Just Peachy

     Saturday at sunset I took a drive across the river to Eckerts in Belleville, IL to pick up some  "just picked." It was a beautiful evening and I forced myself to stay on task and not linger too long. We've had a good amount of rain so the fields of corn are lush and better yet the peach crop abundant. The warm breeze was delightful as I drove back, windows down, with the car full of peaches. An hour or two later the ovens were filled with peach pies, juicy peach pies. At least three times I spooned out the...

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  • Enjoy Local

     The mid summer is here. The chorus of cicadas fills the backyard, fireflies are loving the warm, humid nights, and be sure to savor the longest hours of daylight. Local peaches are here and that is a celebration in itself. We are taking full advantage of the bounty of Summer.  A summer favorite is a slice of fresh peach pie. There are not a lot of ingredients used in our peach pies. As with all of our pies, we want you to enjoy all the flavor of the fruit so we keep it simple. This season you have a number...

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