Saturday, March 11, 2006

Peaches Francais

4 c. dry white wine
1 lemon, unpeeled, sliced
1 orange, unpeeled, sliced
1/4 c. honey
1 vanilla bean
6 ripe peaches, peeled and sliced
6 sprigs of mint

With a sharp knife, slice vanilla bean in half lengthwise.
Scrape small sticky seeds from the pod.
Combine the wine, lemon, orange, honey and vanilla seeds
in a stainless steel sauce pan.
Over medium-high heat, bring mixture to a boil for 3 minutes.
Remove from stove and cool completely.
Divide peaches between 6 large wine glasses.
Strain wine syrup over the peaches.
Garnish with mint.
Serves 6 for dessert.

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