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?
Michael Dominic had tasted someone else's pickled figs at a party that week, and knew he could do it himself. He promptly scored a five-pound bag of figs, researched some recipes online, added his own flavor -- and won a prize.
Dried mission figs soaked in red wine and balsamic vinegar. Drunken pickled figs are perfect on a charcuterie platter & make a perfect hostess gift idea.
Refrigerator pickles are quite literally the easiest thing you can ever make. Ever. Period. (Recipes for pickled eggplant with basil and pickled figs.)