It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Month: July 2016

Strawberry Fig Jam

Strawberry Fig Jam

  Another way to preserve figs is to cook them with strawberry jello. The fig does such a good job at disguising itself in this jam that most people think they are eating strawberries. Spreading it on a piece of toast is the most common […]

Fig Cake

Fig Cake

I started making fig cakes when I had an oversupply of preserves in my pantry. The jewel filled jars of figs came mostly from visits with Mama. It seems we couldn’t leave empty handed. Then I remembered a spicy, moist cake from my childhood.  

Fig Preserves

Fig Preserves

I have a fancy for figs. I didn’t always have this fancy. No, it came much later. It’s like those things you take for granted that have been around forever and all of a sudden they get your attention. Like those azalea bushes you’ve seen […]