These muffins have the nutty taste of sesame punctuated by pieces of sweet, chewy figs.
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Home Made Summer has a whole chapter devoted to drinks. This one is a drink dessert: a frozen Negroni with pieces of fig. Boozy and sweet, it's an ideal end to a summer meal.
Sweet figs and salty meat is an automatic win, but little additions in this recipe like goat cheese, honey, and grilling on a plank, make these pancetta wrapped figs something special.
Syllabub is an old English sweet cream dessert, whipped and curdled with spirits, citrus, or both. The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen provides a recipe for a chilled cream cloud flavored with sherry and lemon.
Seared foie gras lacquered with a sweet-hot fig mostarda and fresh figs.
Highlighting the sweet freshness of autumn figs and pears, this jam is a fall favorite. Tart orange provides a touch of zip, while just a hint of cinnamon adds warmth for those shorter, cooler evenings.
This tart brings fresh figs and hazelnuts together with a crumbly crust for a delightful combination of flavor and texture. This is the perfect dessert for late summer, when you want a little bit of something sweet to go with an after dinner drink.
There are times when what you're looking for is an elegant brunch, and you want it right now. These simple fig and goat cheese tarts are just that—simple and elegant—and can hit the table in under half an hour.
These breakfast stacks are inspired by the classic Greek combination of figs, yogurt, and honey, and they're a great choice for summer brunch.
You can really taste each individual component of this jam, from the fig's subtle perfume, to the bold raspberries, to the tart lemon. The robust flavors would pair perfectly with hearty, flavorful breads like cornbread or crusty sour dough.
Commonly found in savory applications, evergreen-scented fresh rosemary melds beautifully with ripe summer figs and sultry honey in this easy yet lovely cake.
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Packed with dried fruit and nuts, this Tuscan specialty makes an energizing, healthy breakfast.
This quick bread gets Mediterranean flavors from olive oil, fennel, and fig.
These Grilled Goat Cheese Sandwiches with Fig and Honey from Cooking Light The Complete Quick Cook by Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough might just revolutionize your morning breakfast routine. Spreading cinnamon raisin bread with honey and lemon zest-spiked goat cheese, fig jam, and little shreds of basil, all toasted together until good and gooey brings to mind a plate of stuffed French toast minus nearly all of the effort.
Even if you're not a fan of the Newton, these Fig Bars with Thyme just might help you learn to love the figgy cookie.
This conserve incorporates the best flavors of fruitcake—dried apricots, figs, and raisins; sweet cherries; and a bit of booze. Walnuts add texture and crunch. Try it slathered over scones or dolloped over pancakes.
These fig and walnut studded biscotti are spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves.
Many homemade Fig Newton recipes include orange juice with the filling, but if you try a Newton, you'll find the orange flavor in with the cake. To get that same flavor, my Newton dough has a bit of orange zest and a splash of juice too.