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April 2018 Fig Focus
Happy Holidays with California Figs The holidays are upon us and we’ve got delicious recipes that will stun your family and friends (and are pretty simple to pull together too). Whether you’re celebrating Easter or Passover, Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs will liven up your holiday table. Mediterranean Fig & Carrot Bundt Cake Minis  The Easter Bunny...
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spinach grilled cheese with brie and figs
March 2018 Fig Focus
California Fig, Spinach Grilled Cheese with Brie Have you ever tried a grilled cheese with spinach? It’s an easy way to eat more greens, and when paired with Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs, they both add extra flavor and fiber. One taste of this grilled cheese with Brie and you may never want to eat grilled cheese any other...
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fig swirl chocolate breakfast rolls
February 2018 Fig Focus
California Fig Chocolate Swirl Breakfast Buns The combination of chocolate, Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs, walnuts and orange zest gives these breakfast rolls an unexpected and luscious filling. Top them off with an orange glaze and they are both pretty to look at and full of fruity fig flavor.   The dough, akin to brioche dough but easier to...
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Jeweled Cauliflower Rice with Figs
Jeweled Cauliflower Rice with California Figs
Cauliflower rice is all the rage right now for good reason. If you’re trying to cut back on carbs or following a keto or paleo way of eating, then swap out rice for cauli rice. Full of fresh herbs, bold flavor and crunchy texture, Jeweled Cauliflower Rice with Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs is perfect for celebrations but easy...
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January 2018 Fig Focus
California Fig & Pecan Breakfast Cookies Who doesn’t love cookies? These easy breakfast cookies incorporate wholesome ingredients for a delicious way to start the day. If you can’t find almond flour, you can try using almond meal. Instead of Scottish oats, you could also use rolled oats to make these breakfast cookies. California Fig & Pecan Breakfast Cookies Makes 2...
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figs and granola
December 2017 Fig Focus
Happy Holidays! This month’s feature recipe, Cal-Mediterranean Fig Granola, is full of goodies that we associate with the Mediterranean and California – figs, olive oil, oranges and nuts. When you’re looking for something homemade to offer as gifts this holiday season, consider our luscious and healthful snack or breakfast treat. Some additional recipes perfect for holiday gift giving featuring our...
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ingredients for marinade
November 2017 Fig Focus
Taste It, Savor It–Healthy Holiday Entertaining Tips: Mediterranean Appetizer Skewers with California Figs Ingredients for marinade Marinate California Figs and cheese Ingredients ready to skewer Mediterranean appetizers ready to serve Mediterranean Appetizer Skewers with California Figs Makes16 (about 6-inch) appetizer skewers Marinade: Skewers: 16 small (about 6-inch) bamboo skewers 16 Blue Ribbon® Orchard Choice® or Sun-Maid® California Figs (1 cup)...
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toss figs with balsamic vinegar and water
October 2017 Fig Focus
California Figs are Perfect for Fall This fall, treat friends and family to a delicious meal of Roasted Pork Chops with Balsamic Figs, Potatoes and Gorgonzola. A cozy fall dish that is made in a single ovenproof skillet. Buy your Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs online at our Valley Fig Growers California Fig Store. Tips: Roasted Pork...
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add figs to dressing
September 2017 Fig Focus
California Figs Make It Great Moroccan Sweet Potato & California Fig Salad Our delicious hearty salad, featuring Orchard Choice and Sun-Maid California Figs, can be made a day ahead and allowed to marinate in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before serving. Instead of individual servings, you can arrange the salad on a platter over a bed of baby spinach...
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pickled figs
August 2017 Fig Focus
Pickled California Fig Summer Salad with Farro, Nuts and Seeds August is prime time for picnics, barbeques and outdoor gatherings that call for cool, sharable salads. Of course, you could make potato salad or coleslaw, but how about something new to grab the crowd’s attention? This salad stars quickly pickled Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs, greens and a variety...
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ingredients for fruit compote
July 2017 Fig Focus
Summer Celebration What’s better than Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs and chocolate? California Figs, chocolate AND raspberries!  We’ve teamed them up in a shortcake dessert that’s perfect for a July 4th party or any summer celebration. Whipped cream enriches and moistens the chocolate shortcakes and is blended with Greek yogurt to make a creamy topping. The topping has a...
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blending eggs and milk
June 2017 Fig Focus
It’s Dad’s Turn for Breakfast in Bed with California Figs Wow dad with a special breakfast this Father’s Day. Our savory, oven-baked pancake, sometimes called a Dutch Baby, includes cheese, herbs and thinly sliced Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs. If dad loves bacon, toss that in too! Preparation is easy. You whirl the pancake batter ingredients in a blender...
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