Poaching the peach halves in their skins gives the syrup a rosy blush. It's perfect for dunking crunchy Polenta Biscotti.
Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Tip: Use a vegetable peeler to easily remove strips of the outer skin (zest), leaving the bitter white pith behind.
Note: A nonreactive pan--stainless steel, enamel-coated or glass--is necessary when cooking acidic foods, such as lemon, to prevent the food from reacting with the pan. Reactive pans, such as aluminum and cast-iron, can impart an off color and/or off flavor in acidic foods.
1/2 fruit, 1 other carbohydrate