Alright here is the recipe: honey spiced peaches, 1 cup granulated sugar,4 cups water, 2 cups honey, 8 lbs small peaches,6 cinnamon sticks,1 1/2 teaspoon whole all spice,3/4 teaspoon whole cloves. in a large stainless steel sauce pan, combine sugar, water and honey. Bring to a boil over med-high heat,stirring til sugar dissolves. reduce heat to low, add peaches one layer at a time and warm until heated through, about 3 minutes per layer.
Using slotted spoon,pack hot peaches, cavity side down,into hot jars to with in a generous 1/2 inch of top of jar. add 1 cinnamon stick,1/4 tsp all spice and 1/8 tsp cloves to each jar. ladle hot syrup into jar to cover peaches, leaving 1/2 inch head space. remove air bubbles and adjust head space,if necessary,by adding hot syrup. wipe rim.center lid on jar. screw band down until resistance is met, then in crease to finger tip tight.
place jars in canner,ensuring they are completely covered with water. bring to a boil and process for 25 minutes. remove canner lid wait 5 minutes, then remove jars,cool and store.
a variation is substituting a large star anise for the cinnamon stick,cloves and all spice in each jar. use small stars when doing 8 ounce.
tip to keep peaches from turning brown is to skin then put into 4 cups water and 1/4 cup lemon juice.
for those who have never skinned a peach have a small pan of boiling water dunk peach in it for about 30 seconds then dunk in cold water and rub the skin off, cut in half and remove the seed.