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What We Love: Figs

Posted June 20, 2014

Ah, sweet and seductive figs. Though I grew up eating Fig Newtons—delightfully unaware that the fig in the name referred to an actual fruit—my love affair with the purple and plump figs didn’t truly begin until breakfast one morning in…

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Fig Rosemary Jam

Posted October 10, 2013

One week in California is never enough. Every few years, I escape to west coast wine country during the harvest to do what comes naturally. This visit included some very important repeat activities like… drinking wine, eating figs, reading cookbooks,…

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Grilled Figs with Mascarpone Cheese

Posted July 30, 2012

I will take figs any possible way you can serve them:  as a jam, on pizza, with ice cream, stuffed with goat cheese, dipped in chocolate, on a salad, by themselves…shall I go on?  And now, Denise has gone and…

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Fig and Vanilla Vodka

Posted December 19, 2011

I’m no stranger to infused booze. In fact, during a month when I’ve spent every free moment (quite happily) packing holiday gift boxes and planning our winter tasting programs, you could say that infused booze and I are best friends…

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Fig and Blue Cheese Tart

Posted October 3, 2011

It’s officially Fall and we’re all back in the kitchen. After a New York City visit to make new food friends and attend some Wine and Food Festival events, I’m roasting the Brussels sprouts from ripe stalks in my garden.…

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