It all started with my Mama's gumbo recipe!

Jellies and Sauces

Five Days of Figs: Day 3, Strawberry Fig Jam

Five Days of Figs: Day 3, 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 […]

Five Days of Figs: Day One, Fig Preserves

Five Days of Figs: Day One, 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 […]