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Friday
Jun012012

Happy Anniversary to Sweet Peach...

Today marks the one year anniversary of Sweet Peach! I'm so fortunate to have met such incredible Southern artisans who have been so gracious and open to me and my little blog. I appreciate all of you for letting me into your world, if just for a moment. Thank you to all my readers, bookmarkers and commenters...Thank you to Vanessa for your beautiful design, to Bryce and Kathryn for your guest contributions, to my mama for your love and baking skills and my sister for her editing expertise and undying support. Thank you, thank you...I feel so lucky. 

In return for everyone's kindness and encouragement, I figured what better way to celebrate then with a Brandied Peach Pie recipe (page 45) by one of my favorite Southern artisans, Maggie Sweeney of Cake Hag.

Maggie is a master at cakes but her expertise does not stop there. Making pies is one of her favorite pastimes and I promise, this recipe will not disappoint. When I asked her to make something peach inspired for the blog's one year anniversary, her eyes lit up at the thought of sharing her Brandied Peach Pie recipe. Sounded perfect to me and it was pure fun to hang in her kitchen and watch her work, tasting scraps and licking bowls along the way... 

Two tips by Maggie for a flaky, scrumptious crust includes keeping the dough cold while working with it (she iced her hands) and to not overwork the dough. Less is always more...

Thank you Maggie for the best anniversary gift I could ask for... I ate the whole thing in two days. Insane. 

I hope you're inspired to make your own peach pie this summer as peaches are now in season throughout the South. Find Maggie's recipe at the Atlanta Intown Paper, June edition. Page 45! And thank you Wendy and Collin at Atlanta InTown who have been nothing but encouraging and supportive since day one. 

Enjoy your weekend everyone! I'll be off to Turkey on Sunday for work but if all goes as planned, I will still be blogging, ha! Wish me luck...

 

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Reader Comments (13)

Congratulations Sweet Peach on your first year! LOVE the blog - every post either gives us an idea or transports us! it's been a pleasure working with you!

Maggie & Katie

(Planning that firefly overnite to TN the second week in June!)

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCake Hag

Happy Anniversary Sweet Peach!

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSamone

One year already! Nice job pam, looking forward to the next year-

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJ. Brenard

Happy one year SP! And I can't wait to try this recipe, it looks delicious!

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAnnie

Congratulations Sweet Peach. I wake up every morning to you and love the posts, especially Manly Mondays! Safe travels to Turkey.

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPiper T.

I have never tried a brandied peach pie. I can't wait and it's perfect timing as I'm visiting my dad up in South Carolina this weekend and they have peach stands every few miles. Looks amazing!

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJanie

Happy Anniversary Sweet Peach (Pam!)
And many more!

June 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBob-O

Congratulations! I would love to make this pie but my iPad is not compatible with their digital version. Is there another place i can find the recipe?

June 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJune g.

Hi June- I'll email it to you shortly...

June 4, 2012 | Registered CommenterSweet Peach

happy anniversary!!! that pie looks scrumptious!

June 4, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChelsea Renee

I can't wait to try this recipe, but in the print, I didn't see what the oven temp should be?

June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMichael Rich

Happy blog-iversary! I'm a reader from Canada, and love checking out what great products and companies the South has to offer! Thanks :)

June 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterRosemary

Yes, so sorry Michael! The oven temp is 350.

June 6, 2012 | Registered CommenterSweet Peach

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