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off the tree...

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Today, one of my new neighbors brought me these fresh off the trees figs from a fig tree in our neighborhood. Sadly, I've only previously had figs in dried or Newton form so it was to my surprise and delight how refreshing these were compared the versions I've previously had. Fresh figs have a sweet, floral, chewy flesh and crunchy edible seeds. They're high in calcium and antioxidants and currently in season. So if you don't have an awesome neighbor to bring you some fresh off a tree {Thanks Elisa!}, they should still be available at your local grocery store.

{photo by Oh Joy}