Perfectly ripe fruit — peaches or otherwise — is crucial to success here. Other fruits to substitute: apricots, plums, sweet cherries, nectarines.
Makes: One 9-inch pie (about 8 servings)
Time: About 1 ½ hours
About 2 pounds peaches (6 to 10 peaches, depending on size)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
About 1/2 cup sugar, more if …
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