September 6, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Fresh California Fig Salsa with Reed Avocado

We’ve been having a wonderful time with fresh California figs lately!  I’ll bet you’ve been wondering if I would ever put those delicious figs together with avocados.  Well, this is the day!  What is easier than a fresh fig salsa? … Continue reading

August 31, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Chocolate Brownies with Fresh California Figs!

This is going to be a very short but sweet post.  It’s Friday night, we’re watching television, and we’re wishing for something good to eat.  The easy thing to do is brownies.  But wait!  We have fresh figs!  So let’s … Continue reading

August 30, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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California Fig and Pistachio Couscous with Fresh Basil

Here is a salad that can be served warm or cold.  Beginning with Israeli couscous, it’s  savory and sweet at the same time, matching   green onions and fresh basil  with cinnamon, allspice and sweet figs.  Add some crunchy pistachios … Continue reading

August 28, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Fresh Figs and Walnuts Glazed with Maple Syrup…on Ice Cream!

My grandfather had one fig tree in the back yard of the home where my mother grew up in Tupelo, Mississippi.  My mother still remembers picking a perfectly ripe fig and popping it into her mouth when she was a … Continue reading

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