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Jellies and Sauces

Bread Pudding With Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce

Bread Pudding With Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce

Happy y’all, it’s fall! Finally, some cool weather instead of the hot, dry air we’ve been having. Things were a bit out of place with all of the high temps here in the ArkLaMiss this October. How about we celebrate with some bread pudding to […]

Fig Pepper Jelly

Fig Pepper Jelly

Summer Figs Fig season is coming to a close here in southeast Arkansas, but there’s still time for Fig Pepper Jelly making. This summer fruit is my favorite and I was happy to eat some from our very own fig tree this year. Just a […]

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 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 […]