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Fig Preserves Recipe

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In memory of Virginia Nowell Dillion Bennett

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 gal. figs
2 lemons, cut up in small pieces, peeling and all
8 c. sugar
1 c. hot water

Directions:
Directions:
Boil sugar and water together until it looks clear (just a few minutes). Drop in figs and lemons. Cook slowly until liquid is like syrup, about an hour or maybe a few minutes longer. Put into jars and seal at once.
Note: If you prefer, you can store in freezer. Just be sure that the preserves are cool first.

 

 

 

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