|Fresh figs||2 Pound|
|Sugar||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Lemon||1 , juiced|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Sprinkle the figs with the soda, then add about 1 quart boiling water.
Let stand for 5 minutes, then drain and rinse thoroughly.
Cut the figs and raisins in small pieces.
Peel the orange and cut the peel in shreds.
Remove the white membrane and cut the pulp in small pieces.
Combine the fruits, sugar and juice in a large kettle and cook until thick and clear.
Add the pecans and mix well.
Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.