Lemon Fig Refrigerator Preserves

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Servings: 6 pints
Prep Time: 8 hours
Cook Time: 3 hours 30 min
Difficulty: Moderate

Ingredients Add to grocery list

6 pounds figs, unpeeled, washed and stems removed
2 pounds sugar
6 lemons, very thinly sliced, seeds removed
6 1 pint mason jars, lids and rims

Directions

Prepare jars and lids according to manufacturer’s instructions.

In a large stock pot, place prepared figs. Cover with sugar and let sit overnight. Place stockpot on medium heat and and cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Reduce heat to low and continue to cook, stirring occasionally. Fold in lemon slices. Cover and cook over low heat until syrup is thick (approximately 3 hours). Remove from heat and pack in hot sterilized jars. Seal and refrigerate for up to 30 days.

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By Hembree Davis on December 13, 2013

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Can this be processed in a canner to seal the jars for shelf stability? If so, how long would it need to be in the canner? Thanks.

By Laura on December 13, 2013

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Why does this say to seal and refrigerate for up to 30 days? Is it not shelf-stable after the canning process?

By Cindy Manasco on August 01, 2013

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Paula I watch your TV program daily. I know you have done an episode of the following request however, it has been awhile and I need a refresher course. Would you please, do a program about homemade gifts for Christmas. Example; jams,jellies,cookies, etc... Also, decorative ideas to package them.

By Betty Woods on November 29, 2012

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Paula Deen,I love you i wish i could see you. In pesen am a fane of you.I am speelle ed and i love to cook.

By Patrick James O'Barr on August 21, 2011

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DEAR PAULA, THANKS FOR YOUR FIG RECIPE,I LOVE FIGS AND WILL TRY THIS RECIPE. I REMEMBER WHEN MY MOTHER WOULD MAKE APPLE MARMALADE,HOW THE HOUSE WOULD SMELL SO GOOD,AND THE MARMALADE WAS SO DELICIOUS! DO YOU USE FRESH FIGS? I'M THINKING SO!!.. YOUR FAN, ANN

By ANN on December 28, 2010

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By ANA on December 28, 2010

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By annfeliciano@att.net on December 28, 2010

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DEAR MRS.PAULA, THANK YOU FOR THIS LEMON FIG RECIPE,I WILL TRY THIS ONE,I HAVE NEVER TRY THIS,BUT I HAVE BEEN FIG JAM'S AND JELLY FOR MY FAMILY FOR A FEW YEARS NOW,MY BROTHER IN NEBRASKA LOVE HOME MADE THINGS,SO I DO MY BEST TO MAKE HIM HOME MADE THINGS FROM MY KITCHEN,AND WE BOTH WATCH YOUR SHOW AND WE LOVE IT VERY MUCH,. I WANT TO THANK YOU, GLENDA PRICE

By GLENDA PRICE on December 20, 2010

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this is suppose to bring up johnnie's whoopie pies and it brings up lemon fig refrigerator preserves betty

By Anonymous on November 30, 2010

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