This is our new favorite preserve/jam recipe! (I used an immersion blender to chop the larger pieces of fruit, so mine was more like a jam than preserves.) The fig and peach flavors are totally kicked up a notch by the addition of the lemon, cinnamon, and ginger (I had no vanilla pod, so I just left it out). I made this twice; the first time was slightly better. I was a bit more heavy handed with the fruit, and the flavor of the first batch was a bit "brighter." I cooked the first batch 16 minutes and the consistency was perfect! The second batch took about 21 minutes to be ready. Great recipe!