Fig Preserves: 3 Yummy Recipes

Dinner,In Season,Recipes
August 9, 2011

Give us a jar of fig preserves and we'll give you dinner.

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Hurry cook the figs! That was the battle cry when 5 boxes of pristine figs arrived from California on Wednesday: Brown Turkey, Sierra, Kadota, and Black Mission were beautiful and ripe and ready to eat.

I made a fig and orange compote (perfect over ice cream)  and our managing editor, Candace Floyd, made fig-balsamic-rosemary preserves—divine on whole wheat bread with Fontina cheese.

Here are three recipes we love using fresh fig preserves—if you don't make your own, store-bought will do just fine.
—Jill Melton, Relish Editor

Pork with Fig Preserves

A succulent pork tenderloin using only simple pantry ingredients makes dinner a snap.

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