Fig, Orange & Pecan Conserve

  Fig, Orange, & Pecan Conserve About this conserve (or jam):  What makes a jam a conserve?  Apparently, if you have two or more fruits in jam, it is a conserve, much like the Balsamic Cherry Tomato and Onion Conserve.  … Continue reading

Fresh Fig & Balsamic Chutney

This is my most highly requested condiment.  Actually, it’s the only one I’ve been asked to make again.  And again. Everybody’s favorite way to eat this?  Over cream cheese with those buttery round crackers.  Very simply, very old school, but … Continue reading

Balsamic Fig & Onion Jam

NOTE:  Updated and with directions! What happens when you follow your recipe notes, knowing that it’s not the recipe you normally make, but make it anyway?  Well, you don’t end up with the same thing, that’s for sure. This was … Continue reading

Blue Cheese Spread with Fig Preserves

When you start canning stuff, you also start looking for ways to use them up!  A few years ago, I started canning figs.  Fortunately, when I expressed interest to my mother and mother-in-law, they both became a great source for … Continue reading