How to cook Fig Preserves

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How to cook Fig Preserves

Ingredients
5 quarts ripe fresh figs
5 cups sugar
Directions
Wash figs and remove the stems.
Place figs in a large Dutch oven or kettle.
Cover with sugar and let stand overnight.
Cook fig mixture over low heat for 2 to 3 hours.
Stir occasionally until most of the liquid has evaporated and mixture thickens.
Spoon figs into hot sterilized jars, leaving 1/4 inch headspace.
Remove air bubbles and wipe rims.
Cover with metal lids and process in boiling-water bath for 10 minutes.

About the author

Bette Lee Crosby

USA Today Bestselling and Award-winning novelist Bette Lee Crosby's books are "Well-crafted storytelling populated by memorable characters caught up in equally memorable circumstances." - Midwest Book Review The Seattle Post Intelligencer says Crosby's writing is, "A quirky mix of Southern flair, serious thoughts about important things in life and madcap adventures." Samantha from Reader's Favorite raves, "Crosby writes the type of book you can't stop thinking about long after you put it down." "Storytelling is in my blood," Crosby laughingly admits, "My mom was not a writer, but she was a captivating storyteller, so I find myself using bits and pieces of her voice in most everything I write." It is the wit and wisdom of that Southern Mama Crosby brings to her works of fiction; the result is a delightful blend of humor, mystery and romance along with a cast of quirky charters who will steal your heart away. Her work was first recognized in 2006 when she received The National League of American Pen Women Award for a then unpublished manuscript. She has since gone on to win nineteen awards for her work; these include: TheRoyal Palm Literary Award, the FPA President's Book Award Gold Medal, Reader's Favorite Award Gold Medal, and the Reviewer's Choice Award.

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