bend wyatt one crop

bend wyatt one crop

Monday, August 12, 2013


What we bought
12 'Desert King' Figs and 3 pounds of 'Howard's Miracle' Plums.

Sorry....This is just for people!

Here is what we made!
We like it spread over Brie cheese and crackers, YUM!
Balsamic Fig Jam

1 pound figs, stems removed and coarsely chopped
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Add the figs, sugar, and balsamic vinegar to a medium saucepan and set over medium heat. Bring the mixture to a simmer, stirring occasionally, then lower the heat to maintain a simmer. Continue cooking, still stirring occasionally, until the figs have broken down and the jam is thick and chunky (if you want to use a candy thermometer, the jam will register 215-220 F). Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice. If you prefer a less chunky jam, you can puree with an immersion blender at this point (I did).
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 month.

Makes just over 1 cup


  1. Oh that looks so good. And I would probably eat the whole thing...butt Mom wouldn't even let me have a small lick! Poo on Mom!


  2. Mega yummy. Drool, drool. Have a marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  3. Well, you might at least allow us pups some brie cheese and crackers...
    Toodle pip!

  4. Mmmm figgy pudding - we use to have a huge and very old fig tree in our back yard (it basically covered the whole back yard! - we would get 60-80 pounds of figs each year. We made figgy jam, figgy pickle, figgy pudding and fig cake, fig everything :)

  5. Dogs that love gardening, sounds great :-) Count us in. Fanks for visiting the cat flap. Luvs Freya Rose Blossom X

  6. We love figgys, they are great! Mom bought a fig tree but by now it has no figs. maybe next year or next century. Thanks for the great recipe (mom is drooling now).

  7. Hey Wyatt!
    Wow, my peeps think that sounds delish! I'm not much of a fruit hound, but the cheese and crackers would be great. BOL
    Grr and Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  8. Do they really have a NO Airedale sign! Usually it's scotties.

    The jam looks scrumptious.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

  9. It sounds so yummy . . . we wish we could eat some. Lee and Phod

  10. Mom says that sounds delicious! I've never tried figs before...


  11. mmmm Mom loves about anything that has balsamic vinegar in it!
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  12. Oh, that looks sooo yummy!!! Oh, man!
    Ruby ♥

  13. Oh how mom loves those things
    Benny & Lily

  14. yummmmmmmmmmmmm - you have our mom drooling, Wyatt!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

  15. Oooo... My peep likes the sound of that jam!

  16. That looks delicious! I love figs!