I remember my grandmother having a fig tree and there was nothing like pulling a ripe warm fig right off the tree and taking a bite! Don't forget to cut a heart out of the leaf to use in the bottom of the jar!
What sounds better in a gift basket than the thought of a sweet chocolate fruit ice cream topping made fresh, from the kitchen of someone you love? Here are two more combinations - Chocolate with Orange and Chocolate with Figs. Amazing!
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.