I finally live in a town that has a farmer’s market – not that I lived so far from it before we moved a whole mile and a half to the new place, but there is something about being able to walk out the door with a couple of bags and walk down to the farmer’s market on a Saturday morning that is particularly awesome.
A dear friend, who not only creates and prepares some of the most delicious meals on the planet, but also writes exquisitely about it, wrote an enticing and slightly sexy piece about figs. I was inspired. Although when it comes to figs, I’m easy.
Figs are a delicious, nutritious fruit. A half-cup of fresh figs has about 80 calories and contains some of just about every vitamin and mineral the human body needs.
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