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Gabriella Paiella
added about 5 years ago

Pickle them? http://www.bourbonandboots.com/yes-we-can-pickled-figs/

Or...dry them, then make fig honey! http://food52.com/recipes...

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tiffanylee
added about 5 years ago

Thank you. I'm going to try the honey recipe it sounds divine.

David
added about 5 years ago

You can always make jam out of them. Try roasting some and if they're not special keep cooking them into jam.

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tiffanylee
added about 5 years ago

I made jam last year with figs from same source and it was very bland and odd tasting, and not in a good way. I'm going to try roasting and then making jam as you suggest. Thanks

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added about 5 years ago

Halve them and serve ripe with prosciutto or jamon serrano. I am doing this myself tomorrow.

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David
added about 5 years ago

Figs typically don't ripen once off the tree. Unless they were picked almost ripe which it sounds like these weren't.

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added about 5 years ago

David is right - they will not ripen further; I think you're looking at roasting them or making them into jam to get anything decent from them. See boulangere's recent post on roasting figs for one idea: http://thesolitarycook.wordpress.com/2013/08/20/david-lebovitzs-roasted-figs/

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tiffanylee
added about 5 years ago

Thank you . I'm going to roast some and hope it improves the flavor. Thank you for the link.

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