Figs

Figs: It’s goodbye for now. Not goodbye forever.

July 22, 2013
Pork Loin with Madeira-Fig Sauce

Backyard fig season. It is over. Supermarket fig season. Hasn’t started yet. What’s a girl to do? Eat caprese-everything and roast never-ending jalapenos? I guess, but it’s no where near as fun. I’ve had my eye on this beauty of a recipe from Tide & Thyme for ages but after 2 parts poor planning and [...]

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Burgers with Figs, Caramelized Onions, and Goat Cheese

July 9, 2013
The Fig Burger

A burger so nice that last week, we had it twice. In a row. Seriously. Fancy burgers have been a thing around here for a while (Exhibit A. And Exhibit B.) but this one is my new summer favorite. Do you like figs? And caramelized onions? And wine? And burgers that you have to transfer [...]

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Fig & Prosciutto Pizzettes

August 3, 2011
Fig & Prosciutto Pizzettes

Figs are such a beautiful food. The outside a mixture of green and burgundy, the flesh inside a pretty shade of rose. They seem to only be available for such a very short time, so when I see them, I typically buy them. And then go back two days later and grab some more. And [...]

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Crostini with Figs, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese

July 21, 2011
Crostini with Figs, Prosciutto, and Goat Cheese

There are just some things that don’t belong together. Like socks & sandals. Me & bangs. And me & skinny jeans. And then there are those things that were clearly just made for each other. Peanut butter & chocolate. Chili & Fritos. Me & spanx. And figs & proscuitto. I get really excited when figs [...]

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini with Figs

October 2, 2008
Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini with Figs

Nothing says, “Happy Birthday, Mom!” like meat on a stick. Technology has its limits. I spent forever searching the internet for a recipe for “those crispy breadstick thingies that they used to serve at that little restaurant by my old church,” as you can imagine. All I wanted to do was twirl some prosciutto around [...]

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