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Small Batch Fig Jam

Figs are one of my all-time favorite fruits! But unfortunately, living in New England where figs are not locally grown, it is often hard to find fresh figs.  And when we do find them, they are either very expensive or – being a highly perishable fruit – not of the greatest quality. So I was […]

Fig Bar Cookies

Growing up, I remember that my mom was a big fan of Fig Newtons – a rolled cake-like cookie stuffed with a sweet fig filling. So it was not really a surprise when we found this delicious Fig Bar Cookies recipe in my mother’s old recipe box. These Fig Bar Cookies are actually very similar […]

Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce

Our recipe for Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce is an updated version of a classic dessert that has been served at restaurants throughout New England for decades.  Many New Englanders are familiar with grapenut pudding – a rich, egg custard spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon, and a soft bottom layer of grapenut ‘crust’ that forms as the custard […]

Glazed Fig Salad with Prosciutto and Feta Cheese

My husband’s creative outlet is cooking and this Glazed Fig Salad with Prosciutto and Feta Cheese is one of his recent creations.  We had a random collection of ingredients in the refrigerator – so Jack does what he does best and created this fabulous salad! The fresh salad greens are first lightly tossed with our […]