Of the hundreds of fig varieties grown, the amber-colored Calimyrna, from California, is most common in the United States. This is the kind we've used in our recipes. Black Mission figs, which are a little less sweet, are also widely available.
Fig Chutney (with fresh or frozen figs) - Not Enough Cinnamon
This sweet Fresh Fig Chutney with raisins and apples is the perfect accompaniment for white meat, cheese platters and charcuterie boards.
Cranberry Sauce with Port and Figs | Butter & Baggage
Cranberry Sauce with Port and Figs will be the star of your holiday meal. This make ahead Thanksgiving side is both sweet and tart, and a show stopper your guests will love.
Fresh fig spread
This simple fig spread recipe has only 3 ingredients—figs, honey or brown sugar and cornstarch—but it's big on fresh flavor. Add this delicious fig spread to toast, biscuits or barquettes or use as a sweet and savory accompaniment to a cheese and cracker tray.