Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
a fig jam recipe where two different vinegars are added to balance the sweetness of figs
Dried figs toned down the expected tartness of the cranberries while lemon peel added subtle bright notes.
Fig and Strawberry Jam: Preserving the harvest
This fig and thyme jam was a winner even before it won a blue ribbon at the fair! A super simple, no-pectin jam that's lovely as a sweet or savory condiment. Baked brie and fig jam, anyone?
This small-batch preserve is ideal for serving on a cheese plate; the texture from the seeds and skin of the figs contrast with the sweetness of honey.
Sweet fig jam is enhanced with dusky rosewater and warm cardamom.
This jam is the perfect marriage of figs and chiles. Spicy, earthy, savory and sweet all at once.
This is the jam that started my love affair with canning. I've served it on a cheese plate with blue cheese, on almond butter sandwiches, with scones, in dessert bars, and by the spoonful.
An adult take on fig jam: The figs are spiked with ouzo, bay leaves and a little salt. It's a Greek thing...
Figs are the beaded, velvet ball gown of Nature. Enjoy this jam to looks and tastes like a Fall sunset.
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