Spiced Figs (Mrs. Laible)

  I enjoy figs but not everyone does. In their fresh state they can be intensely sweet, but they are most often enjoyed dried, stewed or otherwise prepared. This recipe appears to stew them. Figs apparently were one of the first foods cultivated by humans! The growing history goes back thousands of years, and they … Continue reading

Stewed Fruit

This recipe would be more accurately titled “stewed prunes” but that isn’t the way Miss Ritchie wrote it way back when. Prunes as we know them today are the dried type, or even the stewed type, but really they are small plums, and when prepared fresh this would probably be a nice dessert. If you … Continue reading