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Pickled Figs

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Ingredients
  Ripe figs 5 Quart (Choose Firm One)
  Soda 1 Cup (16 tbs) (added to water)
  Sugar 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Vinegar 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole cloves 2 Teaspoon
  Whole allspice 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger root piece 1 Medium
  Cinnamon stick 3
  Green food coloring 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Place the figs in a large bowl, then sprinkle with the soda and add 6 quarts boiling water.
Let stand for 5 minutes, then thoroughly rinse the figs in cool water and drain.
Bring 2 1/2 cups sugar and 2 quarts water to a boil in a saucepan.
Add the figs and cook for 30 minutes or until tender.
Add remaining sugar, vinegar, salt, nutmeg and whole spices, tied in a piece of thin cloth.
Cook until the figs are clear.
Let stand in a cool place overnight.
Add the coloring, if desired.
Pack the figs to within 1/2 inch of the top of fruit jars.
Bring the syrup to a boil and pour over the figs.
Place the lids on the jars and screw bands tight.
Process for 15 minutes in boiling water.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Fig

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