Tips and recipes on how to get the best of figs

Got Figs?

Both Mrs. Frances Rallings and Johnny Hall of Brewton do!

They have an abundance of figs on their trees this year. Johnny plans to have his first canning experience making Strawberry Fig Preserves and Mrs. Rallings will continue treating her family members to an old family recipe for Fig Newtons. They love receiving homemade batches of cookies in the mail. I’m really impressed!

For health conscious people, figs are one of the most highly sought fruits in the United States.

Research has shown figs to be a good source of dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, and manganese. Figs are ver...