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       Title: SWEET FIG PICKLES
  Categories: Pickles
       Yield: 1 servings
  
       4 qt Firm, ripe figs (about 30)
       5 c  Sugar; divided
       2 qt Water
       2    Sticks cinnamon
       1 tb Whole allspice
       1 tb Whole cloves
       3 c  Vinegar
  
   Peel figs. (If unpeeled are preferred, pour boiling water over figs and let
   stand until cool; drain.)  Add 3 cups sugar to water and cook until sugar
   dissolves.  Add figs and cook slowly for 30 minutes.  Add 2 cups sugar and
   vinegar. Tie spices in a cheesecloth bag; add to figs.  Cook gently until
   figs are clear.  Cover and let stand 12-24 hours in a cool place. Remove
   spice bag.  Bring to simmer; pack hot into hot jars, leaving 1/4 head
   space.  Remove air bubbles. Adjust caps.  Process pints and wuarts 15
   minutes in boiling water bath.
   
   Yield: about 8 pints
   
   Posted by DELLA MASIA, Prodigy ID# TXBG93A.
  
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