11 responses

  1. Chris
    October 6, 2008

    Great blog. Some good stuff here! I have subscribed and look forward to future postings.

  2. Eileen
    September 9, 2009

    I am going to try this with bacon. I’m hooked on Neuske apple smoked bacon from Wisconsin. I just found larger figs than what I used this weekend. Larger figs means more space to stuff goat cheese! I love the name Cheesy Fig Bombs!! Thanks Tom.

  3. Christina
    October 13, 2009

    Today, I picked three buckets full of Brown Turkish and Desert King fig and now I know what to do with them all! I’m also going to make Fig Ice cream, which will the perfect dessert to bacon wrapped figs with goat cheese!!! I can’t wait.

  4. Melissa
    January 4, 2010

    I really don’t know of a more satisfying dessert. If figs were in season right now, I’d plan this for the super bowl. YUM!

  5. Conor
    September 7, 2010

    Swoon, indeed! Delicious!

    An abandoned fully laden fig tree is a crime against all things good. An unforgivable crime, some may say.

  6. Elizabeth
    July 22, 2013

    Funny, I was looking up figs and found you. I’m on Vashon too. My fig tree is big. Do you have any suggestions for a fig picking tool?

    • Tom
      July 23, 2013

      Hi Elizabeth, there really is no fig picking tool other than the picker’s gentle hand and some needle-nose clippers. You don’t want to tear the fig from the branch by pulling it as it will turn to mush quickly. You may need a ladder, and then snip above the fruit at the woody tip. Figs do not ripen off the tree, so pick when only ripe and soft to the touch. Good Luck!

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