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?
Fresh figs meet lavender in a late summer romance. Even better if you glean them from your neighbor's tree! This post offers tips for making no-pectin preserves throughout the fig season by a certified Master Food Preserver.
Peppery Fig and Balsamic Jam made with dried figs and aromatic Pink peppercorns.
Fig loves fennel, or so I discovered by adding foraged fennel pollen to a straight-up fig jam. Good on its own, excellent with cheese!
If you're lucky enough to have a bucket full of figs, making fig jam isn't such a bad idea.
This recipe is inspired by Christine Ferber. The preparation is simple as this jam is macerated overnight to allow the figs to absorb the sugar and lemon. Hope you enjoy!
There are so many wonderful things to make with figs. This jam is definitely one of them.