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Canned Figs

Europe, South: Greek

My name is Dominic and my grandmother and i have a fig tree and ever year when its time to harest the figs we can them for the winter. We do this every year and every year they taste better then the last.

Ingredients

3 cups of figs
1 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of water
1 jar

Preparation

First you wash the figs and put them in a pot with 1/4 cup of water and a cup of sugar. Cook slow for about an hour. Then you put it in a clean jar, fill until 1/2 inch of the lid. Last boil water and put the jar in the boiling water to seal the jar.

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