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                   Peaches In Red Wine, Tuscan Style (Hl)
 
 Recipe By     : RECIPE FOR HEALTH SHOW #RHJ037
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fruit-Des                        Alcohol-des
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        ripe peaches
    2      cups          good red wine
                         --preferably from tuscany
      1/2  cup           sugar
    1                    vanilla bean -- split
      1/4  cup           whole roasted almonds -- shelled
    1      tablespoon    julienned fresh mint
 
 Plunge the peaches into a generous amount of boiling water for 1 minute.
 Remove and refresh in ice water for about 1 minute. Carefully remove the
 skins by hand. Slice the peaches in half and remove the pit.
 
 In a saucepan, heat the wine, sugar and vanilla bean. Bring to a boil and
 simmer for 3 minutes.
 
 Place the peaches and almonds in a bowl. Pour the hot wine over the top.
 Allow to stand and return to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle
 with mint and serve.
 
 Yield: 4 servings
 
 Nutritional information: Calories: 278, Fat: 2 grams.
 
 Recipe courtesy of Chef David Ruggerio and “Little Italy Cookbook”
 
 Formatted by Gail Shermeyer <4paws@netrax.net>.
 
 
 
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