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Spinach salad with dry figs

It’s about time to talk about fig. Those who know me well might smile right now, because I love figs. During summer all I do is waiting for figs to be ready, keep spotting fig trees here and there saying “Oh here’s another fig tree, yes!” and when ready everyday is fig day!

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Olive Oil

Day 168 - National Fig Newton Day

The Fig Newton was invented in 1891 by a baker who was trying to address the concern of many physicians who believed that most illnesses were related to digestion problems. 1,102 more words


8 Amazing Health Benefits of Figs

Figs grow on the ficus carica tree which belongs to the mulberry family. Dried figs are better concentrated sources of minerals and vitamins. The majority of figs are dried, either by exposure to sunlight or through an artificial process, creating a sweet and nutritious dried fruit that can be enjoyed throughout the year. 143 more words

Health& Fitness

Fig Pulp, Dark and Light

While fig skin color ranges widely from bright yellow to black, fig pulp color ranges too, if somewhat less so, from bright yellow to maroon and purple. 64 more words


Day 3: Figs, dates and fruits of my labour

Call it the case of the misidentified fruit.

In deciding the ingredient of the day, I saw the bulk-bin plastic bag of dried fruits and my brain said, “Figs.” 509 more words


Roasted Sweet Potato & Fig Salad

On the surface this may seem like a slightly odd combination of sweet potatoes and sweet figs but it really works.  This recipe is taken from one of my favourite cookbooks.   220 more words


Small poem about places I've lived.


I can live so happily
here in Vermont
all I have to do
is not think
about figs