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       Title: Gingered Figs
  Categories: Fruits
       Yield: 5 servings
      20    California dried figs
       3 c  Cold water
       1 tb Light molasses
       2 ts Powdered ginger
     1/2 c  Sugar
   Place figs and water in saucepan.  Bring to hard boil, then lower heat and
   simmer.  Cover figs and cook for 20 minutes.  Add molasses, ginger and
   sugar.  Stir gently in order to avoid breaking figs.  Simmer for 15
   minutes more or until figs are plumped and tender.  Serves 5 or 6.
   Wonderful with ham, pork, chicken, steak or roast beef!
   Source: 48 Family Favorites with California Figs
   Reprinted with the permission of The California Fig Advisory Board
   Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias