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Old 12-28-2007, 07:16 AM   #1
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Organic fig spread Christmas gift. What do I do with it?

How about a thread with some things we got for Christmas and have never used before...inspired by pdswifes' truffle oil...

I received a jar of organic fig spread from Croatia. It did come with a few suggestions, serve with prosciutto and toasted walnuts, and pears and blue cheese. Only problem is I only have the walnuts on hand. I am not looking to buy any other ingredients to use this stuff! It looks devine. But I am looking for ideas a bit more creative than using as toast spread.

Thanks for any suggestions!

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Old 12-28-2007, 08:51 AM   #2
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make fig newtons! :)

Fig Newton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-28-2007, 08:55 AM   #3
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Lather on a hot buttermilk biscuit and enjoy!
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Mmm, fig spread... delicious!! One suggestion I can make straight off my head, mix the spread with chopped walnuts, put a spoonful at the centre of a small squares puff pastry sheet and fold it over in triangle shape, press the edges with a fork and brush on some beaten egg on the top surface, then bake the triangles according to the instruction on puff pastry. (usually about 10-15min. at 200C/400F) Very tasty turnover type treat.
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Old 12-28-2007, 11:27 AM   #5
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Fruit Pizza - spread half the dough with fig spread & the other half with cream cheese or mascarpone. Saute sliced apples in butter with cinnamon & spread over pizza. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.

Baked apples - fill with vanilla ice cream & a few tbls of fig spread on top - add chopped walnuts if you like.

Serve as a side with pork roast.

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Old 12-28-2007, 02:28 PM   #6
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thanks a lot everyone, now I don't think this jar will languish in the cupboard.
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