Tag Archives: figs

Sunday Suppers: An East Coast Feast

Being in a landlocked state, we sure do miss good crabs. Here’s what we wish we could make every weekend in the summer. Mom’s Maryland Crab Cakes Grilled Corn with Feta Cherry Tomatoes with Herb Vinaigrette Fig Tart

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Grilled Figs Topped with Heaven

We’re not getting free figs like last year, but the ones from the farmers market are worth their weight in gold. (Good thing they don’t charge that though.) Grilled Figs with Honeyed Ricotta 12 figs, washed, stemmed, halved For Marinade … Continue reading

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Look ma no cans jam

Our regular readers will be shocked and amazed to see this jam contains figs. Those with a fear of canning can stop sweating. This is a quick jam. Chunky plum and fig jam 3 pounds dark-skinned plums (about 12 large) … Continue reading

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French toast with figs and mascarpone cream

By Katherine I couldn’t quite execute my plan to finish this before Greg awoke one recent Sunday. When he came in doing his Shaun of the dead walk, the kitchen was in a state. The top was off the Grand … Continue reading

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Figs in Cognac Caramel

Fortune has smiled on us in the form of fig trees. Not our own fig trees mind you, but those of friends willing to share their bounty or even ladders to make sure our fig supply runneth over. Figs in … Continue reading

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Picking figs, and living to tell the tale

Musings by Katherine, photos by Greg This may be the most important advice anyone will ever give you about fig picking: Wear gloves. Do not leave them in the car and proceed to let fig juice run down your wrists … Continue reading

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Baked Figs with Grand Marnier

This will be the last post dealing with figs. I swear. At least for today. I discovered this recipe crammed in the back of a cookbook where I am sure I put it for safe keeping a couple years ago … Continue reading

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Braised Chicken Breasts with Fig Sauce

Ok, so figs again. As of late I just can’t seem to stay ahead of the constant supply of this fruit. Therefore I am constantly trying new ways to cook them. This last attempt yielded a result good enough to … Continue reading

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Dried Figs

Once again my wife came home with figs from a co-worker. This time I had about ten pounds stuffed into two engorged shopping bags. Thinking it a genius idea, they went into the fridge where I hoped to gain more … Continue reading

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Fig Jam

Three days ago one of my wife’s co-workers gave her a bag full of fresh figs from his backyard. Yesterday they all became over ripe and I was faced with the dilemma of what to do with five pounds of … Continue reading

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