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                      Roasted Figs in Honey-Lime Syrup
 Recipe By     : Country Living (July 1998)
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Country Living (July 1998)       Dessert
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   12      large         fresh green figs
    1      large         lime
      1/4  cup           honey
    1      tablespoon    unsalted butter
                         Creme fraiche -- OR
                         whipped cream -- optional
                         lime wedges -- optional
 Heat oven to 450°F.  Cut stems off figs and cut each fig lengthwise into
 quarters without cutting through bottom.  Arrange figs in 9-inch pie plate or
 shallow baking dish.
 With fine metal grater or citrus zester, remove green part of peel from lime
 and set aside.  Cut lime in half and ream or squeeze to extract juice.
 In 1-quart saucepan over low heat or microwave-safe cup in microwave oven,
 heat honey and butter until melted; remove from heat and stir in lime juice.
 Drizzle honey-lime syrup over figs.
 Bake figs 15 minutes, basting once with syrup from dish.  Sprinkle with grated
 lime rind.  On each of 4 serving plates, arrange 3 figs and some honey-lime
 syrup.  Serve with a dollop of creme fraiche and garnish with lime wedge, if
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