Ginger, Fig and Shallot Conserve

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Recipe by Barefoot Beachcomber

From the cookbook "Red, Hot and Green" by Janet Hazen. The book is from the library and I NEED this recipe forever. I love ginger anything and this is superb!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large, nonstick shallow sided saucepan, cook the shallots in the butter and oil over moderately low heat, 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and very soft.
  2. Add the figs, ginger, sherry, and water and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently.
  3. Reduce the heat to moderately low and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until figs are tender and mixture is thick and aromatic.
  4. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature before serving or storing.
  5. Will keep in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

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