On the Western Slope of Colorado, peach season can be hit or miss. But in off years we still make these preserves, which are great even if the peaches aren't perfect.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For a sweet spread, we started with unpeeled peaches and oranges. Cooking them with sugar until the fruit broke down and the mixture registered 220 to 222 degrees ensured that the preserves were perfectly spreadable for a biscuit or piece o...