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Sac Foodies
5 Ways to Eat Figs

Sep 15, 2014
5 Ways to Eat Figs

  It’s here! The season you’ve all been waiting for: fig season. I recently purchased a small basket of figs (coincidentally, the California Fig Advisory Board is one of our clients) and was left wondering, “Now what?” I was torn: Should I use their powers to create a decadent dessert? Or take advantage of...

Tates Kitchen
figs & prosciutto

Jul 25, 2014
figs & prosciutto

This combination of figs and Prosciutto might be one of my favorite summer bites.Quick to come together and easy to serve.  Every chef and cook I know is making some variation of this at this time of year. The only difficulty I usually have, is gr...

Tates Kitchen
TK dinner ~ July 2014

Jul 23, 2014
TK dinner ~ July 2014

A while back I was told "you live a magic life". I can't remember who said this to me but I didn't really give it much thought beyond my reply of Thank You. Then this past weekend we had the monthly dinner and this photo was taken.I have named this the...

Foods for the Soul
Fig Newton Cupcakes

Feb 26, 2014
Fig Newton Cupcakes

An easy recipe for tender cupcakes that taste just like the classic cookies! Made without refined flour or sugar for a healthy, guilt-free treat.     During my first quarter of grad school, the Chemistry Department required us to sit…

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Foods for the Soul
Chocolate fig squares: Decadent flavor hides 4 grams of protein

Chocolate fig squares: Decadent flavor hides 4 grams of protein

A healthy whole-wheat snack that’s easy to make and packed with protein. The perfect recipe for hungry kids and adults!     Throughout my entire educational career, I never bought lunch at school. Not one single time. The long lines…

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A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Figs and farro salad with Mandarin balsamic vinaigrette

May 28, 2013
Recipe: Figs and farro salad with Mandarin balsamic vinaigrette

Don't you just love three day weekends? I do, especially when they're full of fun activities like this one. Friday night, Mr.S. and I took the kidlets to the cinema to see Fast and Furious 6...I'm not sure who was more excited, me or the kidl...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipes: Herbed goat cheese and fig muffins

Recipes: Herbed goat cheese and fig muffins

These sweet-and-savory muffins use dried figs, which fortunately are available year-round.Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Makes 12 muffins Recipe from Alison Ladman of the Associated Press INGREDIENTS 2 1/4 cups a...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Pork tenderloin with shallots and fresh figs

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 28 minutes Serves: 6 Use black or green figs, as you like. If using dried figs, soak first in hot water to soften. INGREDIENTS 1 box (10 ounces) couscous ...

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Grilled figs with pancetta, lemon and rosemary

Recipe: Grilled figs with pancetta, lemon and rosemary

Hands on: 10 minutes Total time: 40 minutes Serves: 6-8 Any kind of figs will work in this recipe. If the figs are small, you may want to cut the pancetta into smaller pieces. You may also use Parma or serrano ham, or bacon....

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The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano

Recipe: Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano

M Warm salad of grilled chicken thighs, figs and shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Start to finish: 30 minutes Serves 4 Recipe from the Associated Press. INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar, divided 2 teaspoons choppe...

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