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Brown Turkey Figs

DiningDiva Sep 23, 2013 10:26 PM

Just got gifted with a dozen gorgeous brown turkey figs.

Accepting suggestions on what to do with them.

Already have fig jam, not looking to make more. But all other ideas/suggestions are welcome

  1. pitu Sep 24, 2013 12:14 PM

    I made fig ice cream this year, using David Lebovitz's recipe in The Perfect Scoop. Delicious.

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      escondido123 Sep 24, 2013 11:22 AM

      I think Brown Turkey are best raw since I find they get too soft when cooked. I would wrap them in thin proscuitto and enjoy with a glass of Prosecco.

      1. Melanie Wong Sep 24, 2013 12:10 AM

        A friend with a fig tree makes lovely clafoutis with her figs and adds a drizzle of alcoholic caramel sauce when she serves it warm.

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        1. re: Melanie Wong
          DiningDiva Sep 24, 2013 09:06 AM

          Had already thought of clafouti but not an alcoholic caramel sauce. I like it :-)!

          1. re: DiningDiva
            Melanie Wong Sep 24, 2013 09:20 AM

            Yeah, we're grown-ups! I think she might macerate or stew the figs lightly in some of the sauce before baking too.

        2. Shrinkrap Sep 23, 2013 11:55 PM

          Figs and anchovies!

          http://www.savorsa.com/2011/04/fig-anchovy-and-cheese-tapa-tapa-de-higos-anchoas-y-queso/
          One is with dried figs, but there are anchoiade recipes with fresh figs out there...

          http://yikesnocarbs.wordpress.com/2011/09/28/fig-and-anchovy-spread-fig-anchoiade/

          http://www.travelerslunchbox.com/jour...

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          1. re: Shrinkrap
            DiningDiva Sep 24, 2013 09:07 AM

            Not so much into anchovies :-(

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            Ttrockwood Sep 23, 2013 11:30 PM

            Most common is blue cheese stuffed and baked figs, i love them on thick toast with a soft mild cheese and basalmic drizzle, also great addition to salads, or roasted and on yogurt or ice cream

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            1. re: Ttrockwood
              DiningDiva Sep 24, 2013 09:07 AM

              Yep, stuffed with cheese is a good idea. Also like roasting them.

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